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Word on the Street

How can bricks and mortar stores claim a slice of the pie as audiobooks experience a boom but CDs lose out to digital downloads?... Read more

Scottish booksellers welcome 'sensible' precautions as Waterstones encourages masks

Scottish booksellers say First Minister Nicola Sturgeon’s decision to keep some Covid-19 restrictions in place, including mask wearing and social distancing, is “pretty sensible", as Waterstones... Read more

Scottish booksellers shocked after Sturgeon delays reopening to 26th April

Booksellers in Scotland have expressed confusion and upset over not being able to reopen until late April, after First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced her restriction easing plan on Tuesday (16th March). ... Read more

Pictures of the week

Profile, Canongate and Ladybird celebrate their 2019 autumn lists in this week's pictures round-up, while The Mainstreet Trading Company sports a Gruffalo-inspired window illustration. Read more

Bullish Scottish indies report sales rises in 2017

Scottish booksellers have trumpeted a strong year of trade in 2017, despite economic uncertainty and competition from online retailers. Read more

BA president de la Hey on the secrets of Mainstreet’s success

Rosamund de la Hey talks to Lisa Campbell about her journey into bookselling and her plans as president of the Booksellers Association. Read more

Rosamund de la Hey made BA president

Rosamund de la Hey, owner and founder of The Mainstreet Trading Company, has been made president of the Booksellers Association. Read more

Patterson grant funds Mainstreet road trip

Scottish independent bookshop The Mainstreet Trading Company has revealed how it has spent the grant money it received from author James Patterson: it has bought... Read more

Booksellers back Beevor as Father’s Day momentum translates into sales

Dad’s the word for bookshops this Sunday (21st June) as booksellers look for a Father’s Day boost. While not yet quite at the same levels as... Read more

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