Amazon is facing a European Commission anti-trust investigation into how it uses sensitive data from independent retailers who sell on its marketplace.
Gardners Books has joined forces with ecommerce firm Monwell Ltd in a new partnership that will see the wholesalers take over the Guardian Bookshop account... Read more
The HQ team embarked on a nationwide proof tour of more than 50 bookshops in one day, dressed in 1950s costumes, to hand-deliver copies of... Read more
Author Carmen Marcus has teamed up with the North Yorkshire bookshop Book Corner to offer aspiring working-class writers a free course on developing a strategy to write... Read more
Douglas Schatz, m.d. of Samuel French Ltd, has left the company, following the acquisition of the specialist theatrical publishing and licensing company by Concord Music, revealed in... Read more
The owner of New York's Book Culture bookshops says the business's four stores are in danger of closing unless they receive help from the city. ... Read more
Independent bookshop Travelling Through has shut down following five years of trade, as Booksellers Association m.d. Meryl Halls says the closure has highlighted how "fragile our... Read more
Waterstones says no jobs are at risk at its Guildford branch as the shop's lease comes to an end.
The busiest day in the publishing calendar falls on 3rd October, with Philip Pullman, Tom Fletcher and Jojo Moyes among the big names jostling for... Read more
Twelve indie bookshops have been awarded HarperCollins Literary Project Grants with some of the winners planning to help schoolchildren, launch pop-up libraries and create a... Read more
A 40-year-old independent bookshop in London has undergone a digital transformation after its owner signed up to a Google project which pairs young people with businesses.... Read more
Independent Bookshop Week is in full swing with events up and down the country as Booksellers Association research reveals 82% of indie booksellers had a different... Read more
US distribution giant Readerlink LLC has missed the midnight deadline for a rival bid to Waterstones owner Elliott Advisors Ltd for Barnes & Noble, but... Read more
Michael Palin and Natalie Dormer are among a host of stars supporting the grassroots campaign Just A Card to support independent bookshops through the ‘Just... Read more
Pat Barker and Catherine Doyle are among the winners of the 2019 Independent Bookshop Week Book Awards.
Issue No 5850
Friday, July 12 2019
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