Tagged: independent book shops

Burgled indie forced to close a day after reopening

An indie bookshop in Brigg, north Lincolnshire, was forced to close on Tuesday (13th April) after only a day's post-lockdown trading, following a break-in that left... Read more

Indie bookseller launches Kickstarter to publish dyslexia-friendly fiction

A North Somerset-based bookseller is launching a Kickstarter next month to publish fiction for adults with dyslexia. Read more

Bookseller launches crowdfund for children's book donation

A bookseller in Wetherby, West Yorkshire, has launched a crowdfund to donate books to children who receive free school meals.  Read more

Majority of indie bookshops report Christmas sales rise

More than three-quarters of independent booksellers responding to The Bookseller's 2020 Christmas trading survey saw a rise in business year-on-year for the festive period. The Booksellers Association... Read more

Little Toller to open bookshop

Independent press Little Toller is to open a bookshop in the Dorset town of Beaminster next month.  Read more

Shrewsbury's Button & Bear children's bookshop to close

Children's bookshop Button & Bear in Shrewsbury is to close blaming the "fickle" high street and customer expectations on price. Read more

Four indies launch virtual events programme

Four independent bookshops have pooled their knowledge and resources to organise a series of virtual events.  Read more

Indies wary of the introduction of increased Minimum Wage

The proposed rise in the Minimum Wage announced by chancellor George Osborne in his recent budget will “hit indies hardest”, booksellers have said. Osborne said... Read more

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