Mon, 19/11/2012 - 08:40
Christmas is beginning slowly, independent booksellers have told The Bookseller, as non-fiction publishers track sales in the crucial celebrity memoir race and humorous Christmas titles pick up sales in bookshops.
Newham Bookshop owner Vivian Archer said Christmas buying was “slowly” taking off:...
Tue, 07/08/2012 - 10:00
General retail sales values were up 0.1% like-for-like in July but shops in central London continue to report a slow August as people avoid the area during the Olympics.
Waterstones reported that “central London is generally quiet” and independents like Vivian Archer’s Newham Bookshop in East London nearby to the...
Fri, 21/03/2008 - 12:14
If a week is a long time in politics then 30 years must be a lifetime in bookselling. Yet Newham Bookshop, which next month will celebrate its 30th birthday nestled in a thriving multicultural east London community, has outlived Ottakar’s, seen the NBA crumble and Waterstone’s spring up from a single west London shop.