Retail website Bookshop.org has made more than £1m in profit for indie bookshops, hitting the milestone just four months after its UK launch.... Read more
Initial plans for this year's Independent Bookshop Week have been announced with Cressida Cowell designing a celebratory tote bag, a special Brian Bilston poem and... Read more
Chancellor Rishi Sunak will offer shops in England grants of up to £6,000 to help them start trading again in this week's Budget and may... Read more
Sales at Simon & Schuster came in at an all-time high in 2020 at $901m, ViacomCBS has reported.
Some Scottish booksellers have reacted with frustration to Nicola Sturgeon's announcement of an April reopening and are seeking further clarification of exactly when customers can... Read more
Bookshops in England may not reopen until April under Boris Johnson's new roadmap for easing coronavirus restrictions, reports say.
Self-care and non-fiction subscription box business Wildwoman has launched its own online bookstore to help cope with the pandemic's effects on business.
Waterstones is opening a concession store in a Leicester branch of Next, the first of what could be an ongoing partnership for the retailer.... Read more
Non-essential retailers in England could reopen as early as the end of March as part of an easing of lockdown restrictions, it has been reported.... Read more
The Bookseller is calling for authors to pen an “ode to booksellers” as part of a celebration of the trade during a time when high-street... Read more
National Book Tokens is launching on Bookshop.org, and its tokens will be accepted as payment or part-payment for books.
Indie booksellers remain generally optimistic they can “weather the storm” of the latest lockdowns, despite fears England's shop closures could last until April.
Amazon’s billionaire founder Jeff Bezos is stepping down as the company’s chief executive. The news was revealed as Amazon disclosed its latest financial results, reporting sales... Read more
A petition has been launched calling for Waterstones to top-up furloughed booksellers' pay to the minimum wage after recently filed accounts by the chain's owners, Elliott... Read more
The Booksellers Association (BA) is releasing a new Summer Books catalogue, giving indies a bespoke marketing and sales resource.
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Issue No 5925
Friday, April 16 2021
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