Tagged: indies

Mind, body, spirit

I once asked Bloomsbury chief executive Nigel Newton how he could justify the multi-million pound publishing group being a member of the Independent Publishers Guild.... Read more

Different planets

The contrasts between big and small publishing never cease to throw up points of interest about how this business works. This week’s edition of The... Read more

Brexit-struck indies forced to consider raising prices

Independent publishers say they are "extremely vulnerable" to the uncertainty caused by Brexit, with currency fluctuations putting pressure on tight margins and forcing many to... Read more

Indie publishers rally to promote European literature

Independent publishers are showing their support for Europe following Brexit by promoting European literature and calling for a plurality of voices to be heard.... Read more

BiblioBoard, Pressbooks partner on library-based self-publishing

US library digital patron-services provider BiblioBoard and Canadian online book-production specialist Pressbooks are forming a new partnership called Pressbooks Public, designed to let libraries offer e-book-publishing services to their... Read more

Indies wary of the introduction of increased Minimum Wage

The proposed rise in the Minimum Wage announced by chancellor George Osborne in his recent budget will “hit indies hardest”, booksellers have said. Osborne said... Read more

Harper Lee fans turn out for 'special' night

Harper Lee fans packed bookshops up and down the country last night and early this morning to mark the midnight release of Go Set a... Read more

IBW 'has taken on creative life of its own'

The co-ordinator of Independent Bookshop Week has said this year's IBW is what the Booksellers Association has "always envisioned", with the event taking on a... Read more

Indies get creative for IBW

Indies have sprung into action for Independent Bookshop Week, holding Tiger Tea parties, author readings, summer parties and happy hours. The dedicated week of activity... Read more

Publishers prepare Independent Bookshop Week exclusives

Deals on Picador Classics, exclusive editions published by Macmillan and money off Hachette Children’s Books series are among the promotions being offered to indies in... Read more

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