Tate bookshops sales have boomed over the last year with some sites reporting double digit growth.
Former Blackwell's c.e.o. Anthony Thompson is returning to the company as chairman after the retailer confirmed Trevor Goul-Wheeker will retire in June.... Read more
The award-winning Pages Bookshop in east London is opening a sister shop, dedicated to titles by women and non-binary writers, in the former space of French-English... Read more
The sunny weather hit Easter weekend trading for bookshops with some struggling to shift copies, bucking the general trend after research showed High Street footfall actually increased. ... Read more
W H Smith is looking to expand its retail travel business in the United States with the appointment of Ziad El-Assad.
Many publishers have reported growth in non-traditional retail for book sales, with top sellers including self-care and gardening.
Blackwell’s has kicked off celebrations for its 140th anniversary by choosing 140 books that reflect its mission to “change lives through reading”, with one title... Read more
North London-based children’s bookshop Pickled Pepper Books is looking to franchise its brand, with owner Urmi Merchant saying he made the decision after a Waterstones... Read more
Designer Yehrin Tong will create this year’s Books Are My Bag (BAMB) limited edition tote bag design which will be available exclusively in bookshops up... Read more
A new children’s bookshop in Mirfield, West Yorkshire, will open this weekend (13th April), stocking books for children aged 0 to teen.
Waterstones m.d. James Daunt has said he is "sympathetic" to the real living wage campaign, after sitting down with booksellers for two hours to discuss the... Read more
W H Smith has revealed plans to refit its post office stores with a bigger emphasis on books.
W H Smith plans to cull its backlist and build areas of growth such as children's and lighter readers with a "forensic store by store focus... Read more
Tesco has reported a 29% jump in profit and hiked its dividend, saying its performance was "strong" in an "uncertain market".
American science fiction and fantasy imprint Tor is giving independent bookshops in the UK free copies of its titles in a new campaign. ... Read more
Issue No 5846
Friday, June 14 2019
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