The Booksellers Association annual conference and Gardners Trade Show have been postponed until November owing to the coronavirus pandemic.
Independent publishers are reinvigorating book subscriptions and launching new services, amid disruption to normal distribution.
Gardners has announced it has reinstated its home delivery service, after temporarily closing last week due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Edinburgh-based wholsesaler Bookspeed has closed its business during the coronavirus pandemic while Baker & Taylor has closed its Bicester facility for everything other than “urgent... Read more
The Times Literary Supplement has opened a new online shop selling books, prints of its covers and illustrations alongside branded merchandise.... Read more
British businessman and former Waitrose m.d. Lord Mark Price has launched an online bookstore with Gardners as part of a new website aspiring to be "the Netflix for the business... Read more
Gardners Books has joined forces with ecommerce firm Monwell Ltd in a new partnership that will see the wholesalers take over the Guardian Bookshop account... Read more
Independent bookshops and wholesalers Gardners are adopting a new technology to help book-buyers discover which physical copies are located in bookshops near them.... Read more
Gardners is offering independent bookshops at least 50% off the books longlisted for the inaugural Alligator’s Mouth Award, including titles by Alex T Smith, Nick... Read more
The Bookshop Band will play a 15-date tour across America next month, with sponsorship from Gardners and US-based entertainment distributor All Media Supply.... Read more