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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

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

Blackwell's survey finds print textbooks in favour

Eighty-two percent of lecturers see the physical textbook as an important resource for undergraduate students, while students show a strong preference for print textbooks over... Read more

Blackwell’s opens new Manchester bookshop

Blackwell’s will open a new bookshop in Manchester tomorrow, with c.e.o. David Prescott saying the store “feels like nothing we’ve done before”. ... Read more

Book sales 'going brilliantly' as booksellers rally for last days of Christmas trading

Booksellers are predicting a bumper end to 2018 as the week before Christmas sees strong sales, with Waterstones “sitting very handily”, according to c.e.o. James... Read more

Ex-Blackwell's bookseller scoops its Book of the Year

Former Blackwell’s bookseller Daisy Johnson has won the retailer’s Book of the Year for her "outstanding" Man Booker-shortlisted novel Everything Under (Jonathan Cape).... Read more

Johnson and Millwood Hargrave battle it out for Blackwell's Book of the Year

Daisy Johnson’s Man Booker Prize-shortlisted Everything Under (Jonathan Cape) is up for Blackwell’s Book of the Year along with The Way Past Winter by Kiran Millwood Hargrave (Chicken House).... Read more

Literary fiction and Michelle Obama top Super Thursday picks

Super Thursday will fall on 4th October this year, The Bookseller can reveal, when a whopping 544 new hardbacks will be hitting shelves—40 more than... Read more

Blackwell's sales up 17% in current financial year

Blackwell’s sales are up 17% across high street and campus stores in the final week of its current financial year, helped by its shift in... Read more

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