Mon, 07/01/2013 - 09:30
The majority of independent booksellers saw a Christmas sales rise in 2012, with fall-out from the Amazon tax avoidance row one of the reasons cited for the lift.
Of 52 indies responding to The Bookseller's annual Christmas Trading Survey, 25 (48%) reported that sales were up over the festive period in comparison with...
Fri, 04/01/2013 - 08:01
Independent booksellers are invited to complete The Bookseller's annual Christmas trading survey via a short online questionnaire at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/Christmas-trading.
We want to hear your experiences and views about Christmas trading...
Mon, 12/11/2012 - 08:18
Foyles has today (12th November) opened a pop-up bookshop at Central Saint Martins in London to seize on key Christmas trade.
The outlet is based at the Granary Building, 1 Granary Square and will be open until 17th December.
Five square metres in size, the store stocks books relating to exhibitions alongside a curated range...
Mon, 08/10/2012 - 08:04
JellyBooks, the book discovery service founded by former txtr executive Andrew Rhomberg, is to go live with close to 7,000 Harlequin Mills & Boon (HMB) titles this week, as it seeks to build up its range of books despite not closing a deal with a major publisher.
The website, founded in January 2011, allows users to download...
Mon, 14/05/2012 - 08:10
Books Plus in Penzance has been sold to new owners and will soon change its name to The Edge of the World Bookshop.
David and Barbara Mainwaring had owned the shop for 20 years before it was snapped up by the new owners Rachel and James Howorth, because the Mainwarings wanted to retire.
Under its new ownership, the Cornish...
Mon, 09/01/2012 - 08:15
Gibson Square Books will be increasingly "dipping its toe" into fiction, following on from the success of its publication of Love in a Warm Climate by Helena Frith Powell and Sam Taylor's East of Islington in 2011.
The independent publisher, which marks its 10th anniversary this year, will release ...
Wed, 30/11/2011 - 09:30
Bath Literature Festival will be sponsored by the Independent in 2012.
The newspaper has announced it is to headline sponsor the event, which will run from 2nd-11th March next year....
Mon, 13/06/2011 - 09:00
Foyles bookshop is to open its seventh branch near the site of the 2012 Olympics in the new Westfield Stratford City shopping centre.
The family-owned bookseller, which has its flagship store on Charing Cross Road, central London, will launch its latest shop in the Westfield Stratford City, dubbed "Europe's largest urban...
Sun, 24/10/2010 - 06:26
The owners of independent bookshop Jaffé and Neale are to open a second bookshop in collaboration with author Susan Hill. Polly Jaffé and Patrick Neale, who currently own Jaffé and Neale Bookshop and Cafe in Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire will open a new Jaffé and Neale store in nearby Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire...
Mon, 04/10/2010 - 14:17
James Daunt has expanded his chain of bookshops by opening another store, this time in Cheapside, central London.
Daunt owns branches in Marylebone, Chelsea, Holland Park, Hampstead and Belsize Park. Earlier this year The Owl Bookshop in Kentish Town was also bought by Daunt....