Inclusive children’s publisher Knights Of has hired Khadija Osman, currently a bookseller at the Forbidden Planet London Megastore, to run its new bookshop Round Table... Read more
Waterstones staff have launched a campaign to be paid the “real living wage”, with more than 4,000 people signing a petition.
The nine winners of the regional round of the Independent Bookshop of the Year Award have been revealed, with the 2018 overall champion, Five Leaves... Read more
American Booksellers Association c.e.o. Oren Teicher has said he plans to retire at the end of this year.
Alex Call, W H Smith’s former head of books marketing, is launching an online bookshop with an emphasis on diversity.
Gardners is offering independent bookshops at least 50% off the books longlisted for the inaugural Alligator’s Mouth Award, including titles by Alex T Smith, Nick... Read more
Eighty-two percent of lecturers see the physical textbook as an important resource for undergraduate students, while students show a strong preference for print textbooks over... Read more
Amazon will launch a programme to boost gender diversity and inclusion across its UK business with plans to ramp up the recruitment and retention of... Read more
Businesswoman Dr Margaret Heffernan will deliver the keynote address at this year’s Irish Book Trade Conference, as the Booksellers Association anticipates a record number of attendees. ... Read more
JS Group has reported a growth in its Aspire revenue as the academic bookselling group reaffirms the “transitioning and re-positioning of the business.”
A new independent bookshop is due to open in Edinburgh this summer with owner Jack Clark saying it is the “perfect time” to launch the... Read more
W H Smith has marked its entry into the Dutch market with its first store opening at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol as the retailer expands its... Read more
Penguin Classics will launch its first ever pop-up bookshop next month with a series of events and workshops planned.
Pete Selby will join W H Smith, taking up the newly-created role of head of books, as Sue Scholes and Sandra Bradley leave the retailer. ... Read more
The Booksellers Association says new EU rules to improve the fairness of online trading platforms like Amazon’s Marketplace are a “step in the right direction”.... Read more
Issue No 5835
Friday, March 22 2019
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