Graphic novel publisher SelfMadeHero is launching a social media campaign calling for artists to support bookshops with a drawing of their favourite store.
The next Booksellers Association Conference and Gardners Trade Show will take place on 12th and 13th September 2021 at Jurys Inn Hotel and Conference Centre, Hinckley Island.... Read more
Total book sales across the industry fell by 11% in the first six months of 2020, despite a big increase for fiction and a surge... Read more
National Book Tokens’ annual brainteaser the Hidden Books Game has returned for its eighth year, giving participants the chance to win a year's supply of books.... Read more
W H Smith made a headline loss of £68m in the year to end August 2020, according to its preliminary annual results released today (Thursday... Read more
Waterstones m.d. James Daunt has reiterated his claims bookshops should be considered essential retailers and warned some indies will go out of business if they... Read more
Online retailer Bookshop.org has generated more than £100,000 in profit for indie booksellers in just nine days of trading, with 25,000 customers using the website.... Read more
European Union regulators have brought anti-trust charges against Amazon, accusing the retail giant of using sensitive data from the third-party sellers who use its marketplace to gain unfair advantage... Read more
Worldwide sales at Simon & Schuster have leapt by 29% in the third quarter, increasing from $217m in the same period in 2019, to $279m this year. ... Read more
In its first week of operation in the UK, website Bookshop.org has sold £415,000 worth of books to more than 20,000 customers.
Hachette Children's Books has said the publisher will be "pivoting" promotional plans for J K Rowling's The Ickabog to support closed bookshops.... Read more
London map and travel book specialist Stanfords has launched a £120,000 crowdfunding campaign and warned that the coronavirus crisis has put its future in “grave... Read more
Dara McAnulty, Brit Bennett and Maggie O’Farrell are among the authors shortlisted for the Waterstones Book of the Year 2020 title.
Simon & Schuster is launching a billboard campaign in Sheffield to promote Russ Thomas' debut novel Firewatching.
Indie bookshop owners and managers are gearing up for a second lockdown with optimism, though some are divided over the viability of click and collect services.... Read more
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Issue No 5913
Friday, January 15 2021
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