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Scottish booksellers welcome 'sensible' precautions as Waterstones encourages masks

Scottish booksellers say First Minister Nicola Sturgeon’s decision to keep some Covid-19 restrictions in place, including mask wearing and social distancing, is “pretty sensible", as Waterstones... Read more

Eight regional indie retail winners revealed

A bookshop celebrating its 40th birthday, and another which is just 18 months old, are among the regional winners of the Independent Bookshop of the... Read more

Indie bookshops vie for The British Book Awards title

A bumper crop of Britain and Ireland’s best independent bookshops are bucking the market trend, achieving double-digit sales rises in 2017. Read more

Bullish Scottish indies report sales rises in 2017

Scottish booksellers have trumpeted a strong year of trade in 2017, despite economic uncertainty and competition from online retailers. Read more

Bookshops' annoyance at original Fantastic Beasts withdrawal

Bookshops have expressed anger that they can no longer get hold of the 2001 edition of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them for customers... Read more

Diversity drive on track in children's, but call for more BAME authors

Authors, agents and publishers have praised the increase in the number of books with lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) and mental health themes in... Read more

Civilised Saturday a 'fantastic success' say booksellers

Indie booksellers have reported that Civilised Saturday was a "fantastic success" with many vowing to hold the event again next year. Read more

Children's book sales up 23% over summer

Children’s book sales increased 23% over the summer holidays, with a strong demand for titles for all ages.   Sales of children’s print books in... Read more

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