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

Blackwell's reports fourth year of growth as sales rise despite pandemic

Blackwell’s has recorded its fourth consecutive year of sales growth despite the coronavirus pandemic, with turnover of £88.5m in the 18 months to 2nd January 2021.... Read more

Booksellers gear up for autumn 'brimming with fantastic stories'

Booksellers are anticipating an autumn “brimming with fantastic stories” for children, and an “extremely strong” offering across adult fiction, biographies and cookery titles this year,... Read more

Lockdown subscriptions surge here to stay, say publishers and stores

Booksellers and publishers say they have seen dramatic increases in the numbers of people signing up to digital and physical subscription models, with many predicting... Read more

Blackwell's revives Five Foot Bookshelf with 70-strong curated list

Blackwell’s has launched a collection of 70 books to feature on its Five Foot Bookshelf — reviving a tradition of celebrating a selection of titles that... Read more

Blackwell's showcases debuts in Jellybooks partnership

Blackwell's has partnered with publishing tech firm Jellybooks to showcase six debuts via an interactive window display at the chain's flagship Oxford store. Read more

Supply chain hit by post-Brexit border delays

Border delays and Brexit red tape are hitting the industry, with Waterstones suspending European deliveries and Blackwell's facing issues with goods coming into the UK.... Read more

Blackwell's drops click and collect in almost all stores as lockdown hits

Blackwell's is the latest bookseller to announce it has closed its stores during the new lockdown and will not be offering click and collect, with the exception... Read more

Waterstones and Blackwell's reveal December hits

Waterstones and Blackwell's have both reported good sales for December with books by Charlie Mackesy and Maggie O'Farrell among those proving huge hits. Read more

Government's new flexibility on opening hours meets mixed reaction from booksellers

Blackwell's has welcomed new government provisions allowing shops to trade for longer hours in the run-up to Christmas, revealing it is considering opening for longer at weekends. ... Read more

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