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Publishers must help bookshops bounce back

Publishers must help bookshops bounce back

The pandemic altered where readers bought books and the types of titles they purchased—and it’s time publishers used their profits to help bookshops out.... Read more

Trade in transition waits on White House

At the end of a tumultuous year for the American book trade, with shake-ups at a number of big houses and organisations, comes a pivotal... Read more

We need architects, not posters

In the 1930s, legendary public relations counsel Edward Bernays was hired by a consortium of publishers. They asked him to help with the deceptively straightforward... Read more

Covid had 'lasting legacy' on indie web development

Pickled Pepper Books’ Steven Pryse has said the challenges of bookselling through the pandemic accelerated many independents’ website development. 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

Saltaire Bookshop to close after takings drop to £2 a day

Saltaire Bookshop will close in six months unless local customers rally to support it, its owner has said. The independent, based in the World Heritage... Read more

Amazon's dominance 'damages' progress

Amazon's position in the market is damaging progress in the book trade, according to the president of the Booksellers Association, Tim Walker. Speaking on a... Read more

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