Booksellers Association managing director Meryl Halls has heralded “remarkable” Christmas trading for the sector as she thanked the trade for its “invaluable” support this year.... Read more
Bloomsbury is partnering with Holland & Barrett as part of the marketing campaign for Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall's Eat Better Forever: 7 Ways to Transform Your Diet.... Read more
Bookshops in London and the south-east have reacted with dismay after being forced to close their physical premises from end of play on Saturday (19th December), with just... Read more
Non-essential shops will be closed in Wales from the end of Christmas Eve trading as part of fresh lockdown restrictions, it has been announced.... Read more
London booksellers have expressed confidence customers will continue to “shop local” and support bookshops, in spite of unease caused by news that the capital will be... Read more
Indie-focused retail site Bookshop.org has now made more than £500,000 for stores in just over a month since its launch.
Bookshops have reported a pre-Christmas bonanza in the days since England's lockdown ended, with some seeing record sales.
Octopus is rolling out a guerilla marketing campaign for Women Don’t Owe You Pretty, as the debut feminist memoir's sales exceed 100,000 copies through UK Bookscan in its first six... Read more
Blackwell's has welcomed new government provisions allowing shops to trade for longer hours in the run-up to Christmas, revealing it is considering opening for longer at weekends. ... Read more
Simon Mackay, formerly of Edinburgh Book Festival and W H Smith, is joining Oxfordshire-based AwesomeBooks in the newly created role of head of books.... Read more
Mostly Books has lined up a second series of its podcast, featuring a host of authors talking about their favourite books.
So-called "non-essential" retailers, which include bookshops, will be allowed to reopen when England's lockdown ends on 2nd December, Boris Johnson has announced.
The past six months have seen “explosive” online sales with print books up by 45%, e-books by 30% and audio increasing 28%, according to figures... Read more
Travel specialist Stanfords has smashed its £120,000 fundraising target to secure its future until at least spring 2021 after a deluge of donors came forward.
Customer behaviour is shifting towards ethical consumerism while online becomes much more than a “hits business”, Bookshop.org's UK m.d. Nicole Vanderbilt has said.... Read more
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Issue No 5913
Friday, January 15 2021
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