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

'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

More uncertainty for Weltbild

Eight months after the takeover by privately-owned Droege International Group was hailed as a passage for a safe new future, German book chain Weltbild... Read more

WHS sees 4% drop in book sales

Book sales at WH Smith fell by 4% like-for-like in the last six months, but the group reported an overall rise in pre-tax profit of... Read more

BA welcomes 'radical' business rates review

The Booksellers Association has welcomed the launch of a “radical” review of the business rates system in the UK. The government revealed today (16th March)... Read more

Publishers offer more exclusive retailer deals

Publishers are increasingly experimenting with retailer exclusives, special editions and digital-first releases in order to make books stand out and give them the best chance... Read more

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