Amazon has revealed it will launch a retail arm in Australia after years of speculation.
Sarah Perry and Clare Mackintosh have joined the likes of Jodi Picoult and Robert Harris on this summer’s Richard and Judy Book Club list with W H... Read more
W H Smith has reported a 4% rise in group profits for the six months to end February 2017, with spoof humour titles the key driver of... Read more
Irish fashion designer Orla Kiely and The Gruffalo illustrator Axel Scheffler have designed the adult and children’s tote bags respectively for this year’s Books Are My Bag... Read more
Independent bookshop Mr B's Emporium of Reading Delights is to launch a pop-up bookshop at Glastonbury Music Festival this summer in partnership with wholesaler Bertrams... Read more
Amazon has revealed statistics from its Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) programme claiming Manchester as "an indie publishing hotspot".
Amazon US is offering authors $5,000 upfront in lieu of royalties to incorporate their books into its unlimited reading programme for Prime members.... Read more
Amazon has acquired Middle Eastern e-commerce website SOUQ.com in a deal referred to as "the biggest-ever technology M&A transaction in the Arab world".... Read more
The Book People has appointed former Troubadour sales director, Rob Kittlety, as managing director of field sales.
The city of New York and themes of loneliness and disconnection are prevalent among the titles championed in the new W H Smith Fresh Talent... Read more
The Mainstreet Trading Company’s Rosamund de la Hey has been re-elected as the Booksellers Association president for a second year.
W H Smith is celebrating its 225th anniversary year with a classic ‘yellowback’ book collection similar to the ones sold in the mid-1800s by the... Read more
Blackwell’s losses deepened in its last financial year, with the move of one of its flagship campus shops in Manchester to a temporary venue a... Read more
The British high street saw a 4% rise in book volume purchases through physical stores last year, while online sales flatlined. However, online retailers continued... Read more
Chancellor Philip Hammond has partially bowed to pressure from retailers to tackle “crippling” business rate hikes in April with three measures aimed at relief, equating... Read more
Issue No 5751
Friday, April 21 2017
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