News roundup—21st May 2008

News roundup—21st May 2008

It’s an online bookstore. It’s a social-networking site. It’s
Bookrabbit, a new website that’s taking on Amazon.
The Guardian interviews its managing
director, Kieron Smith.

As it continues to fend off a hostile takeover bid from US
rival Staples, Dutch office supplies supplier Corporate
Express agreed to buy a French competitor, Lyreco, for
€560m in cash and €340m as a loan, reports the Financial Times.

In its “Smart Answers” column, BusinessWeek looks at ways to counter
negative consumer comments online.


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