Tagged: Blackwell's

Leap of faith

I am writing this in a cafe on my way to General Synod. It’s quite an exciting time in the Church of England at the... Read more

Trade veteran Norman Drake dies aged 80

Norman Drake, a former director of Blackwell's, founder of Drake Marketing Services and former co-owner of Pluto Press, has died at the age of 80.... Read more

Bookselling in lockdown: education titles surge as UK shops are shuttered

Exclusive data from Blackwell’s, Waterstones and Bookstat reveal that, with most UK readers housebound, educational titles, escapist fiction and soothing self-help is much in demand... Read more

Coronavirus live updates: W H Smith closes 60% of shops, Bookspeed closes

W H Smith has closed 60% of its shops today (Tuesday 24th March), following new government advice shutting libraries and all "non-essential" shops. Wholesaler Bookspeed... Read more

‘Essential environment reads’ mark Academic Book Week

Academic Book Week has issued a list of 10 academic books on the environment as its ‘Recommended Reads’ for the 2020 event. Read more

Blackwell's reports 'strong' Christmas sales

Blackwell's has reported "strong" Christmas sales with the chain's online business enjoying a "buoyant" trading period.  Read more

Blackwell's Book of the Year shortlist revealed

Blackwell's has revealed its contenders for its 2019 Book of the Year, with the all-female shortlist including titles by Booker shortlistee Elif Shafak and Candice Carty-Williams. ... Read more

Blackwell’s opens new bookshop at Nottingham Trent University

Blackwell's has opened its new campus bookshop at Nottingham Trent University.  Read more

Thompson returns to Blackwell's as chairman Goul-Wheeker retires

Former Blackwell's c.e.o. Anthony Thompson is returning to the company as chairman after the retailer confirmed Trevor Goul-Wheeker will retire in June.... Read more

Prescott backs Blackwell’s to return to profit as it broadens its retail offering

The esteemed 140-year-old academic retailer is on the road to profitability and sustainability, says its c.e.o. David Prescott, after seeking to replicate its in-store bookselling... Read more

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