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Blackwell's sales surge 12%

Blackwell’s is seeing rapid revenue growth spurred on by its multi-channel strategy, with like-for-like sales up 12% to £48.3m for the year to June 2017.... Read more

Blackwell's 2016 financial results reflect 'challenging' year

Blackwell’s losses deepened in its last financial year, with the move of one of its flagship campus shops in Manchester to a temporary venue a... Read more

Blackwell's pension 'milestone'

Blackwell’s has completed an “all risks buy-in” of its defined benefit pension scheme with the Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC). The company said the move would... Read more

'Data key to making most of TEF', ABW panel says

It will be up to publishers to make the case for how their teaching materials help institutions to meet the requirements of the Teaching Excellence... Read more

Waterstones, Blackwell's and indies report Christmas sales rise

Waterstones, Blackwell’s, Stanfords and independent booksellers have all reported strong Christmas book sales, with titles such as Five on Brexit Island and the GCHQ Puzzle... Read more

Blackwell's restructures senior team after hiring Dean Drew

Blackwell’s has hired Dean Drew to the newly-created role of sales and marketing director following a restructure of the bookseller’s senior management team.... Read more

Blackwell's to open new Oxford bookshop

Blackwell’s is set to open a consumer-focused bookshop in Oxford Westgate Shopping Centre – the company’s fourth bookshop in the city. Read more

Harry Potter magic comes up against Sunday trading laws

Booksellers have been lobbying publisher Little, Brown to change the date of the release of the eighth Harry Potter story so that chain stores can... Read more

Blackwell's makes loss but bookshop sales rise 2.9%

Blackwell’s slipped back into a loss last year, however, like-for-like sales at its bookshops and online were up 2.9% and the company is able to... Read more

Textbook market in 'turmoil'

Academic bookselling has “changed fundamentally”, and is proving a challenge for retailers. Read more

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