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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

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

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

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