W H Smith has opened two new stores at Mactan-Cebu International Airport in the Philippines.
Visual artist David Shrigley has designed a limited edition tote, which celebrates the 10th anniversary of the Wellcome Book Prize, in support of the Books... Read more
Independent booksellers have expressed frustration that they are proportionately being taxed as much as six times what Amazon pays in business rates relative to its... Read more
The UK’s “first alternative” bookshop, Gothic Image, is shutting its doors this month after 40 years.
Companies hoping to buy HMV have until Tuesday to submit their bids, with the future of the music retailer to be decided after going into... Read more
HarperCollins will publish the debut book of broadcaster and Financial Times contributing editor Camilla Cavendish, Extra Time: Ten Lessons for an Ageing Society, in May.... Read more
Granta Books will publish “a powerful antidote to our atomised world” from author and academic Will Buckingham, Hello Stranger.
A digital consultant has launched a crowdfunder to create London’s first black feminist bookshop.
Our Castle by the Sea by Lucy Strange (Chicken House) is January’s Independent Booksellers’ Children’s Book of the Month, chosen by the Booksellers Association’s children’s... Read more
Stanfords c.e.o. Vivien Godfrey says she is "not looking in the rear view mirror", as the company fell back into a loss ahead of its... Read more
The executive chairman of the Booksellers Association has called for positivity in the year ahead as he says booksellers are bucking the trend of high... Read more
The Big Green Bookshop is closing down its physical premises as owner Simon Key moves the business to online only, with "absolute monster" rates and rents forcing him... Read more
Music retailer HMV has appointed KPMG as administrators, citing the challenges to the high street and an "unsustainable" fall in the market for DVDs this Christmas.... Read more
Clare Mackintosh, A J Pearce and Elizabeth Noble have made the pick for the WHSmith Richard and Judy winter book club.... Read more
Amazon.co.uk has brought in a 'Buy for others' option on the detail page for Kindle books to allow people to gift e-books.... Read more
Issue No 5838
Friday, April 19 2019
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