The purchase of Waterstones by Elliott Advisors has now completed.
Sheila O’Reilly is leaving Village Books this month to return to her home country of Ireland.
Drake The Bookshop will create its own La Belle Sauvage in tribute to the boat in Philip Pullman's recent bestselling novel, while former Faber m.d.... Read more
Over 80 members of the trade from 30 publishers are attending a Blackwell's presentation today—the first time the retailer has held such a meeting in over a... Read more
Ambulances were reportedly called out to Amazon’s UK warehouses more than 600 times in the last three years.
Waterstones is to create a pop up bookshop on the Scottish island of Benbecula, which has just 1,300 residents.
Nick Coveney, former digital innovation director at HarperCollins, is set to join Kobo as publisher relations and content lead for the UK, Australia and New... Read more
Reed Exhibitions s.v.p. Americas Ed Several kicked off the "Reimagined BookExpo" at Javits Center in New York, before the keynote from Barnes & Noble founder/chairman Len Riggio.... Read more
Paula Hawkins, Margaret Atwood, Neil Gaiman and Robert Webb are among the authors donating thousands of books to Oxfam in a bid to boost sales... Read more
Pan Macmillan, Bloomsbury, Orion and Penguin Random House all have titles in the running for W H Smith's Thumping Good Read Award, which is back after... Read more
Digital reading company Rakuten Kobo is to release a new e-reader called Kobo Clara HD.
Authors have waded in to defend W H Smith after the retailer was named the worst shop on the UK high street.
Foyles has struck a "significant" strategic partnership with a global travel retail group, which could see the roll-out of a national presence for the London-based bookseller.... Read more
The Booksellers Association has unveiled a raft of measures to improve diversity in bookselling, including handing out £50,000 worth of grants to bookshops.
Children’s author Tom Fletcher has unveiled the second tranche of titles in his kids book club, exclusive to W H Smith.... Read more
Issue No 5811
Friday, August 17 2018
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