Tagged: bookshops

Bookshops report brisk festive trading in annual survey, with almost 60% well up

The Bookseller’s annual Christmas trading survey, backed up by new data from the Booksellers Association, suggests that the majority of indie booksellers had an excellent... Read more

Old trade, new futures

Old trade, new futures

The New Futures Initiative - launched at the end of September and announced in The Bookseller - is a scheme to reach out to... Read more

Open letter: on booksellers

Open letter: on booksellers

In praise of booksellers and of bookshops by Bridget Collins, author.   Read more

Publishers must help bookshops bounce back

Publishers must help bookshops bounce back

The pandemic altered where readers bought books and the types of titles they purchased—and it’s time publishers used their profits to help bookshops out.... Read more

The great unbowed

This week we reveal the small presses and independent bookshops that make up our regional and country shortlists for this year’s British Book Awards. The... Read more

Up, up and awry

Last week, Nielsen reported that based on estimated data the UK print book market grew 5.2% by volume in 2020, and rose 5.5% by value,... Read more

This may not destroy you

In Michaela Coel’s excellent BBC TV series “I May Destroy You”, her character Arabella’s journey concludes in a bookshop with the launch of her self-published... Read more

A special place

Henry Hitchings introduces a collection of essays investigating the myriad pleasures, puzzles and possibilities of bookshops around the globe. Read more

Do bookshops have a shelf life?

Author Richard Watson looks at the future of bookshops. Read more

#CivilisedSaturday? Publishing beyond parody

Kings Road Publishing's Nick Coveney asks if Civilised Saturday a wise branding exercise. Read more

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