Tagged: high street

The noise and fury

Barely two weeks into 2015, and already the year is shaping up to be a humdinger. Booksellers are back! The print book... Read more

National Book Tokens launches monthly gift card

National Book Tokens is launching a new gift card scheme, which offers customers a regular monthly books budget to be spent through high street bookshops. ... Read more

WH Smith to buy second US travel retailer; High Street book sales fall 5%

WH Smith has announced it is to buy US indie travel retailer Marshall Retail Group (MRG) for $400m. Read more

Publishers reveal uplift in non-traditional retail

Many publishers have reported growth in non-traditional retail for book sales, with top sellers including self-care and gardening. Read more

Booksellers urge government to 'act quickly' on 'Amazon tax'

News that the government may bring in an ‘Amazon tax’ to help “rebalance the playing field” between physical and online retailers has been welcomed by... Read more

'Favourable' publishing boosts WHS High Street

“Favourable” publishing in books has pushed sales at WH Smith’s High Street arm “slightly ahead” of its forecast, the company revealed in its pre-close trading... Read more

Germany renews Vorsicht Buch!

Supported by a growing number of print publications, the “localism” movement in Germany is gaining momentum. Founded in 2012, the umbrella group Buy-Local-Verein (its name... Read more

Foyles' Birmingham store will be 'model for future'

Foyles new c.e.o Paul Currie has said  the company’s new Birmingham store will be its “model of the future.” Speaking at former c.e.o Sam... Read more

WH Smith sales increase 1%

WH Smith's total group sales for the last quarter grew slightly by 1% compared to the same period in 2014, although high street sales were... Read more

Neil to leave WHS

W H Smith’s book director Michael Neil will be leaving the business at the end of May. Neil joined W H Smith at the beginning... Read more

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