Tagged: Australia

Booktopia 'eclipses expectations' as sales rise 35%

Revenue at Australian online book retailer Booktopia Group Limited has grown by 35% this year, soaring to $223.9m (£119m) from last year's $165.7m (£88m) and... Read more

Review of 2020: fiction, kids' and self-help boost global territories

The pandemic hit hard but core catetgories helped key markets to weather the storm. Read more

Australia's Booktopia starts publishing imprint

Australian online retailer Booktopia is launching a publishing programme this autumn through imprint Booktopia Editions. Read more

Gallic snaps up Laguna's 'haunting' tale of abandoned girl

Gallic Books has acquired a "quick, cruel, coming-of-age tale" about an abandoned girl from Miles Franklin-winner Sofie Laguna. Read more

Amazon to create South West Sydney fulfilment centre

Amazon is to create a new fulfilment centre in South West Sydney to bolster its expansion into Australia. Read more

Thirty-five in redundancy talks in Bonnier Publishing's Australia business

Bonnier Publishing is restructuring its business in Australia "in response to changing market conditions". Read more

Funding lifts Aussie contingent

Australia has a record turnout at this year’s Bologna Children’s Book Fair after a campaigner lobbied its government to free up funds for independent publishers.... Read more

Amazon opens in Australia

After months of speculation, Amazon has opened in Australia, promising to “create thousands of new jobs and invest hundreds of millions of dollars” in the... Read more

Australia to tax online overseas book orders

Australia will reportedly begin a 10% tax on books ordered online from within Australia and shipped from abroad. Read more

Amazon to open retail presence in Australia

Amazon has revealed it will launch a retail arm in Australia after years of speculation. Read more

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