Tue, 31/12/2013 - 09:39
Independent booksellers are invited to complete The Bookseller's annual Christmas trading survey which gauges how the sector faired over the festive trading period.
The survey is now live and awaiting responses from any independent bookseller in the UK and Ireland....
Tue, 31/12/2013 - 09:38
Half of Britons are now using tablets, according to research from accounting firm Deloitte.
Between 12 and 13 million tablets were sold in the UK in 2013, an increase of more than 50% on 2012, said Deloitte, which will release its full research findings later this month.
According to ...
Mon, 30/12/2013 - 14:12
Campaigners fighting for libraries in Sheffield to remain open have gathered petitions containing more than 5,000 signatures, which they will present to the council in January, according to the ...
Mon, 30/12/2013 - 10:56
A US court has ruled that the public can use characters and aspects from Arthur Conan Doyle's pre-1923 Sherlock Holmes' works without charge.
The district court in Illinois made the ruling after a case brought by...
Thu, 19/12/2013 - 09:00
Hatchards assistant manager Karin Scherer is to leave the bookseller after 28 years.
Her last day in the role will be 24th December.
Scherer told The Bookseller: "I absolutely loved my 28 years at Hatchards, had many different positions, and I am really proud of what I have achieved over many years with the...
Thu, 19/12/2013 - 08:00
Pearson Education, Cengage Learning and Macmillan have settled a copyright infringement case with digital textbook company Boundless.
The publishers sued the US start-up in spring this year, for releasing what Boundless called...
Wed, 18/12/2013 - 14:27
The Bookseller's consumer sister site We Love This Book is inviting book-lovers to test their knowledge of the latest releases with its annual Got it Covered book jacket quiz, this year sponsored by National Book Tokens.
Entrants must try to...
Wed, 18/12/2013 - 11:30
Nearly half of Southend library workers will lose their jobs and there will be major cuts in library budgets, according to local press reports.
Two of seven libraries will close, while a further two will be handed over to volunteers....
Mon, 16/12/2013 - 08:43
The Bookseller's Publishing Calendar for January to June 2014 is now live on the website as a downloadable pdf.
The calendar provides detailed information about all of The Bookseller's Supplements and Category Previews, as...
Mon, 16/12/2013 - 07:00
Nigella Lawson's staff were made to buy copies of Charles Saatchi's books in order to help them up the bestseller lists, a court has heard.
Elisabetta Grillo, who worked as Lawson's housekeeper for more than 10 years, said she spent £200 on his books four times a week at stores around London and on Amazon. She told...