Camden Lock Books will close in July after 18 years of trading in London’s Old Street, partly due to the pressure of rising business rates... Read more
Booksellers Association m.d. Meryl Halls has urged the Treasury Select Committee to "level the playing field" and reform business rates.
Stephen Clarke is stepping down as group chief executive at W H Smith with high street m.d. Carl Cowling to take on the role, as... Read more
Asda has reported a dip in quarterly sales saying the timing of the busy Easter trading period, which was later this year, has impacted results.... Read more
Author and literacy advocate James Patterson is funding 'Buy A Book, Give A Book' to encourage reading in children and families from disadvantaged backgrounds through an... Read more
The Booksellers Association is exploring the opportunities for indies to maximise sales on pre-orders, with BA m.d. Meryl Halls describing the market as a huge... Read more
A new online bookshop has launched to promote books, graphic novels and gifts that feature characters from under-represented backgrounds.
The Campus Bookshop at University College Dublin will close this summer following 40 years of trade, as UCD puts the contract out to tender. ... Read more
A Waterstones bookseller has been given a suspended prison sentence after stealing more than £11,000 from the retail chain by tampering with its loyalty cards.... Read more
Authors will tour independent bookshops, illustrators will create special shop windows and limited edition and early book releases will take place to celebrate this year’s... Read more
W H Smith will open two stores, in partnership with retailer and publisher That Al Salasil, in the new terminal at Bahrain International Airport. ... Read more
JS Group will develop specific online book stores for universities as it closes nine campus shops in a bid to focus on its Aspire schemes... Read more
The bookshop at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew has recorded a 27% boost in overall book sales with a newly bolstered home and leisure range targeting an... Read more
HarperCollins welcomed 240 people to its “biggest ever” ‘Big Book’ event aimed at retailers, featuring authors such as David Baddiel, Tracy Chevalier and Nigel Slater.... Read more
Tate bookshops sales have boomed over the last year with some sites reporting double digit growth.
Issue No 5855
Friday, September 13 2019
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