Fri, 01/06/2012 - 09:50
Booksellers have been decking their shop windows with Union Jacks, and publishers rushing out royal-themed e-books, in the hope that the spirit of national celebration will mean a hike in book sales over the Diamond Jubilee weekend.
While the recent hot and sunny weather might have contributed to a week-on-week drop in the volume of...
Thu, 11/02/2010 - 09:40
Gay's the Word bookshop is facing an uncertain future after local authority Camden Council imposed a 25% rent hike, reports the Camden New Journal.
The Bloomsbury-based indie, which is the UK's only gay bookshop, combated closure just three years ago after a similar rent increase which lead to a campaign from celebrity...
Wed, 23/01/2008 - 15:48
Specialist independent Gay's the Word is to launch a website in the early summer following a turnaround in fortunes.
Two years ago the Russell Square, London independent was under threat following a downturn in trading caused by competition from chains and a drop in footfall following the London bombings in 2005. However, it launched...