A new co-operative bookshop, The All Good Bookshop, is due to launch in Wood Green with 50 people backing plans for the community enterprise. ... Read more
An independent bookshop in Pinner must pay an additional £11,680 in business rates following a new valuation, meaning BrOOK’S will be paying more in rates... Read more
The Booksellers Association and Egmont UK will this summer give children aged 7-11 £10 book tokens to help reluctant readers enjoy reading for pleasure.
The British Book Awards, or Nibbies, has revealed the regional shortlists for the 2019 Independent Bookshop of the Year, sponsored by Gardners Books.
Blackwell’s will open a new bookshop in Manchester tomorrow, with c.e.o. David Prescott saying the store “feels like nothing we’ve done before”. ... Read more
The Bookseller is teaming up with World Book Day to launch a competition for bookshops.
Baroness Gail Rebuck, the chair of Penguin Random House UK, is urging publishers as well as booksellers to submit evidence to the Treasury Committee’s business... Read more
Authors and illustrators including Tomi Adeyemi, Sophie Anderson, Jessica Love and Onjali Q. Raúf are on the shortlist for this year’s Waterstones Children’s Book Prize,... Read more
Penguin Random House (PRH) Children’s is celebrating the fifth anniversary of Robin Stevens’ Murder Most Unladylike with a signed hardback edition of the first book.... Read more
The owner of Canadian music business Sunrise Records, Doug Putman, is in rescue bid talks for HMV.
Waterstones is to split its centralised buying functions into two roles, aimed at resolving the disconnect between what is ordered by the chain and what... Read more
Independent bookseller Topping & Company will open a new bookshop in central Edinburgh in 2019, with the Topping family saying the shop will be “the... Read more
W H Smith has opened two new stores at Mactan-Cebu International Airport in the Philippines.
Visual artist David Shrigley has designed a limited edition tote, which celebrates the 10th anniversary of the Wellcome Book Prize, in support of the Books... Read more
Independent booksellers have expressed frustration that they are proportionately being taxed as much as six times what Amazon pays in business rates relative to its... Read more
Issue No 5837
Friday, April 12 2019
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