Barely two weeks into 2015, and already the year is shaping up to be a humdinger. Booksellers are back! The print book... Read more
WH Smith has announced it is to buy US indie travel retailer Marshall Retail Group (MRG) for $400m.
Many publishers have reported growth in non-traditional retail for book sales, with top sellers including self-care and gardening.
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 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
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 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'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
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
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