The Booksellers Association and Society of Authors have collaborated on a guide advising authors how to get their books stocked in high street bookshops.... Read more
Scottish booksellers have trumpeted a strong year of trade in 2017, despite economic uncertainty and competition from online retailers.
Waterstones’ managing director James Daunt has said he is confident the bookselling chain will find a buyer, after posting its latest set of financial results... Read more
Valuable books, including a £40,000 first edition of J K Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, have been stolen from a bookshop in Norfolk, according... Read more
Amazon US is reportedly cutting staff from the North Charleston office of Createspace, its print self-publishing platform, this summer.
The Big Green Bookshop is proposing to set up an alliance of independent bookshops in order to negotiate better discounts on books to compete with... Read more
Discount retailer The Works has said it achieved its strongest ever Christmas trading performance, with total sales up 15% in the 12 weeks to 24th December.... Read more
The owner of Tales on Moon Lane, Tamara Macfarlane, will open another bookshop in South London in April.
James Daunt has said the process of selling Waterstones has resumed after Christmas, while expressing a desire to stay on as managing director of the... Read more
Waterstones boss James Daunt has slammed the widespread closure of public libraries as a "disgrace", arguing that the decline will have a damning effect on... Read more
Indie bookshops are kicking off 2018 with confidence after the majority reported sales rises over the Christmas period, but some have urged publishers to take more... Read more
Foyles’ sales were marginally up in value terms in December, despite the mini-chain being hit by a drop in footfall, which it said was a... Read more
Fire and Fury fever has gripped retailers across the UK as thousands of copies of Michael Wolff's controversial exposé of president Donald Trump finally hit shop floors... Read more
Forty-three titles have been shortlisted for the 2018 Edward Stanford Travel Writing Awards, which celebrate the "broad scope" of travel writing.
Little, Brown said the response to the explosive exposé of Donald Trump's presidency has been "extraordinary", with the publisher fulfilling orders of 330,000 print copies... Read more
Issue No 5790
Friday, February 16 2018
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