Tagged: Christmas

Fanny Blake's Christmas gift guide

Author Fanny Blake gives some tips for buying books for your loved ones at Christmas. Read more

The noise and fury

Barely two weeks into 2015, and already the year is shaping up to be a humdinger. Booksellers are back! The print book... Read more

Last Christmas

Consumers may be as inscrutable as ever when it comes to their likely gift-purchases, but asking booksellers for their Christmas predictions is a relatively... Read more

Companhia das Letras chief issues Christmas plea for people to give books as presents

The c.e.o of Penguin Random House-owned Companhia das Letras in Brazil has issued a heartfelt plea for people to buy and give books as presents... Read more

Festive sales show their value as market maintains growth

In keeping with the trend of recent vintage, the TCM market is in growth in value terms despite a fall in volume, a consequence of... Read more

Indie bookshops bullish about 2018 after Christmas sales rise

Indie bookshops are kicking off 2018 with confidence after the majority reported sales rises over the Christmas period, but some have urged publishers to take more... Read more

Foyles defies Crossrail works to see festive boost

Foyles’ sales were marginally up in value terms in December, despite the mini-chain being hit by a drop in footfall, which it said was a... Read more

Waterstones 'pleased' with festive performance in 'tricky' month

The week before Christmas saw the biggest value takings for books since 2007, but bad weather and a surge in online orders hit brick and... Read more

Footfall down but Christmas sales holding up, say booksellers

Footfall into bookshops is down year-on-year in December, retailers have reported, but traders are holding their nerve, hopeful for a rush of sales in the... Read more

Booksellers to battle festive 'trend void'

Booksellers are feeling bullish as the four-week countdown begins to Christmas, despite a drop in volume and a "trend void". Read more

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