Blackwell’s has kicked off celebrations for its 140th anniversary by choosing 140 books that reflect its mission to “change lives through reading”, with one title... Read more
North London-based children’s bookshop Pickled Pepper Books is looking to franchise its brand, with owner Urmi Merchant saying he made the decision after a Waterstones... Read more
Designer Yehrin Tong will create this year’s Books Are My Bag (BAMB) limited edition tote bag design which will be available exclusively in bookshops up... Read more
A new children’s bookshop in Mirfield, West Yorkshire, will open this weekend (13th April), stocking books for children aged 0 to teen.
Waterstones m.d. James Daunt has said he is "sympathetic" to the real living wage campaign, after sitting down with booksellers for two hours to discuss the... Read more
W H Smith has revealed plans to refit its post office stores with a bigger emphasis on books.
W H Smith plans to cull its backlist and build areas of growth such as children's and lighter readers with a "forensic store by store focus... Read more
Tesco has reported a 29% jump in profit and hiked its dividend, saying its performance was "strong" in an "uncertain market".
American science fiction and fantasy imprint Tor is giving independent bookshops in the UK free copies of its titles in a new campaign. ... Read more
Blackwell’s will open a new bookshop in Belfast on Monday (8th April) after moving out of Queen's University's student union.
Blackwell’s has revealed a gender pay gap of 1.4% in favour of men, a fraction lower than last year’s 1.8% and still less than the national... Read more
Waterstones managing director James Daunt has warned that the company's future is not yet secure.
Waterstones m.d. James Daunt has warned the business cannot afford to pay the real living wage to its most junior staff and increase the pay... Read more
French-English bookshop Caravansérail will close at the end of April, almost two years after starting up in London’s East End.
Waterstones is under mounting pressure to pay its staff the “real living wage” with authors Kerry Hudson and David Nicholls backing the campaign as Waterstones... Read more
Issue No 5850
Friday, July 12 2019
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