Tue, 12/06/2012 - 14:42
Waterstones' recent decision to promote in Amazon’s Kindle instore as a means of offering the e-book experience to its customers has got me thinking about the issue of how—or if at all—independent booksellers should attempt to wade into the e-book market as a means of either diversification, survival or to simply to look...
Mon, 08/02/2010 - 07:51
Independent numbers dwindled last year with almost two shops closing a week and Booksellers Association figures revealing the biggest net closure since 2004. During a tough trading year in 2009, 102 indies closed and just 40 opened, meaning there are 62 fewer indie bookshops than there were in 2008. The figures include those who have joined the...
Tue, 01/12/2009 - 14:49
I am pleased to see that the Booksellers Association is at last creeping towards being more overtly supportive of independent booksellers by harnassing the services of the US IndieBound website (theBookseller.com 22nd November).