A decline in Christian bookshops means readers are buying religious titles online, with many indies booksellers failing to cash in on demand, publishers say.... Read more
Trade figures have largely welcomed the news that Waterstones boss James Daunt will become c.e.o. of both Waterstones and Barnes & Noble, after Elliott Advisors (UK)... Read more
Independent bookshops and wholesalers Gardners are adopting a new technology to help book-buyers discover which physical copies are located in bookshops near them.... Read more
Booka Bookshop in Oswestry, The Bookshop Bridport and Woodbine Books have won this year’s World Book Day bookshop competition.
Amazon has denied a large-scale reduction of orders from small suppliers, saying selling partnerships are reviewed on an individual basis.
Orion dominates the seven-strong shortlist for W H Smith's Thumping Good Read Award with two titles up for the £10,000 prize.
Booksellers face a “tough” landscape but have the opportunity to sell experiences beyond the product itself, ABA c.e.o. Oren Teicher told BookExpo as the second day... Read more
Tom Burlison from Epsom, who is seven years old, has won this year’s Bedtime Story Competition, ran by Save the Children and The Book People.... Read more
A Grade II-listed, former textile studio is being transformed into a bookshop in Margate.
Camden Lock Books will close in July after 18 years of trading in London’s Old Street, partly due to the pressure of rising business rates... Read more
Booksellers Association m.d. Meryl Halls has urged the Treasury Select Committee to "level the playing field" and reform business rates.
Stephen Clarke is stepping down as group chief executive at W H Smith with high street m.d. Carl Cowling to take on the role, as... Read more
Asda has reported a dip in quarterly sales saying the timing of the busy Easter trading period, which was later this year, has impacted results.... Read more
Author and literacy advocate James Patterson is funding 'Buy A Book, Give A Book' to encourage reading in children and families from disadvantaged backgrounds through an... Read more
The Booksellers Association is exploring the opportunities for indies to maximise sales on pre-orders, with BA m.d. Meryl Halls describing the market as a huge... Read more
Issue No 5850
Friday, July 12 2019
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