The building housing Foyles’ iconic flagship store on London’s Charing Cross Road has been sold to real estate fund Brockton Capital for around £45m, according... Read more
Luxury catering company Feast and Waterstones Tottenham Court Road (TCR) have teamed up to present a four-part seasonal series of literary-inspired supper clubs.
W H Smith’s book sales fell 7% in the first six months of its financial year, but the retailer said it has seen some “encouraging... Read more
Mr B's bookshop co-owner Nic Bottomley has been elected as president of the Booksellers Association, taking over the role from Rosamund de la Hay, owner... Read more
Justin Adams, managing director of Connect Books (now Bertrams Group, following its purchase by investment company Aurelius in February), is to leave the company.... Read more
The increased visibility of international editions on Amazon’s Global Store is fuelling fears that the retailer’s approach is incompatible with local rights-based publishing.... Read more
Audiobook sales have doubled in the last five years, according to data from the Nielsen UK Books & Consumers survey.
The sale of Waterstones to hedge fund Elliott Advisors is likely to close at the end of this month, The Bookseller understands.... Read more
Foyles bookshop on Charing Cross Road has a starring role in a forthcoming film starring Lily James.
Books by Lee Child, Celeste Ng and Dinah Jefferies are among the eight titles chosen for the new Richard and Judy Book Club, run in association... Read more
Amazon has published the gender pay gap for its UK operations, revealing a median gender pay gap of -0.7% in favour of women and a mean gender pay... Read more
Foyles battled flooding in its flagship store, a decrease in footfall following terrorist attacks in the UK and “significant” rates rises last year to deliver... Read more
Amazon shares took a hit after President Donald Trump attacked the online store on social media, this time accusing it of not being on a... Read more
Waterstones has revealed its gender pay gap to be considerably less than the national average, in its report complying with new government regulations, but with... Read more
Vashti Hardy's Brightstorm (Scholastic) has been revealed as the next Independent Booksellers Children’s Book of the Season for Spring by the BA Children’s Bookselling Group. ... Read more
Issue No 5780
Friday, May 18 2018
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