Indie bookseller Peter Donaldson illustrates how heavy publisher discounts for online and direct-to-consumer retailers undermine sales through high street shops.
Karen Tomlinson, head of adult books at The Book People, will retire in September after 13 years with the company.
Following an unsettled five years, The Book People’s new c.e.o. Claire Bayliss has arrived with a fresh vision for the company: a rebrand and a... Read more
Claire Bayliss has been appointed as group c.e.o. of The Book People, and has promised to spearhead a transformation at the company, saying it has... Read more
Tom Burlison from Epsom, who is seven years old, has won this year’s Bedtime Story Competition, ran by Save the Children and The Book People.... Read more
The Book People will begin selling a refugee tale by 10-year-old Frasier Cox next month, after the school boy won its bedtime story competition, with... Read more
The Book People has acquired gift company Qwerkity, heralding its “natural” expansion into the gift market.
Schoolgirl Isabel Harris has had her book published after winning The Book People’s inaugural Bedtime Story Competition.
The Book People returned to profit in 2016, two years after venture capital company Endless made a £10-£20m investment to acquire co-founder Ted Smart's share.... Read more
The Book People has appointed former Troubadour sales director, Rob Kittlety, as managing director of field sales.