Blackwell’s has reported a third consecutive year of growth, with sales of £58.3m for the financial period ending 29th June 2019, up from £57m the... Read more
The Booksellers Association has named Abi Elphinstone’s “captivating” story The Snow Dragon as its book of the month for November. ... Read more
The Booksellers Association has welcomed the Treasury Select Committee findings into business rates which describe the current regime as a "broken system".... Read more
Margaret Atwood’s Booker-winning The Testaments (Vintage) is vying with offerings from Max Porter, Greta Thunberg and Candice Carty-Williams in a bumper shortlist for Waterstones Book of the Year.... Read more
Independent bookshop Telling Tales has moved aboard a purpose-built canal boat to roam through London's canals and beyond.
Queenie (Trapeze) by Candice Carty-Williams, a newly illustrated edition of Ted Hughes' The Iron Man (Faber) and Robert Macfarlane's Underland (Hamish Hamilton) have been included... Read more
Three roles in the Foyles buying team are understood to have been made redundant in recent weeks as the Waterstones-owned mini-chain moves over to Waterstones buying... Read more
Daunt Books will open a new branch in Summertown, Oxford early in the new year.
Demand for Bernardine Evaristo's Girl, Woman, Other (Hamish Hamilton) is high, says Waterstones, with PRH ordering a reprint of the Booker-winning title. ... Read more
Bertram Group, the global book wholesaler, has rolled out a new virtual inventory project, that aims to give customers access to more titles held by... Read more
WH Smith has announced it is to buy US indie travel retailer Marshall Retail Group (MRG) for $400m.
Waterstones will open a new bookshop in Didcot, Oxfordshire, in November.
Historical letters from Florence Nightingale and Captain Scott will go on display alongside antique travel books, maps and globes at Stanfords after a treasure trove... Read more
The American Booksellers Association (ABA) says Allison Hill will take on the role of c.e.o. as Oren Teicher prepares to step down in November. ... Read more
British businessman and former Waitrose m.d. Lord Mark Price has launched an online bookstore with Gardners as part of a new website aspiring to be "the Netflix for the business... Read more
Issue No 5874
Friday, February 21 2020
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