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Industry heads predict resurgence in 2021 and urge support for bookshops

Senior figures from across the publishing industry have shared their predictions for the year ahead with The Bookseller, with support for high-street retailers and further... Read more

AbeBooks' withdrawal 'sparks bookseller strike'

The decision of Amazon-owned website AbeBooks.com to withdraw from Hungary, the Czech Republic, South Korea and Russia has reportedly sparked an international protest of antiquarian booksellers.... Read more

Booksellers 'reluctant' to stock romance, claims Choc Lit m.d

The "snobbery" of booksellers in not stocking or promoting romance titles is "giving Amazon a huge advantage" and driving more sales through online channels, m.d.... Read more

Retailers praise 'excellent' Man Booker longlist

Retailers have praised the 2015 Man Booker Prize longlist as “excellent” and containing a “rather lovely mix” of publishers. However literary agent David Godwin... Read more

Indies wary of the introduction of increased Minimum Wage

The proposed rise in the Minimum Wage announced by chancellor George Osborne in his recent budget will “hit indies hardest”, booksellers have said. Osborne said... Read more

Booksellers get free access to digital proofs

Booksellers will get “quicker and wider access” to book proofs from across the publishing industry through a partnership with the Booksellers Association and NetGalley. UK... Read more

IBW 'has taken on creative life of its own'

The co-ordinator of Independent Bookshop Week has said this year's IBW is what the Booksellers Association has "always envisioned", with the event taking on a... Read more

Photo highlights of Independent Bookshop Week

The annual extravaganza of indie booksellers returned last week with a barrage of book-centric events, readings, publicity and costumes. Lisa Campbell documents the highlights of... Read more

Daunt: 'higher energy booksellers' at Waterstones

In the last four years, Waterstones has changed to a company which is more customer-focused, with booksellers who have more flexible working hours, more accountability... Read more

Booksellers join debate on 'Riders' cover

Booksellers have expressed mixed views over the new cover look for Jilly Cooper’s Riders (Corgi), which Transworld has reissued to celebrate the book’s 30th birthday.... Read more

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