Meryl Halls reflects on a trip taken by UK booksellers to the American Booksellers Conference.
Booksellers are predicting a bumper end to 2018 as the week before Christmas sees strong sales, with Waterstones “sitting very handily”, according to c.e.o. James... Read more
Mr B's Emporium in Bath has raised almost £64,000 to expand its premises since launching its crowdfunder last month.
Mr B's Emporium in Bath has smashed its original crowdfunding target of £45,000 to expand its premises, with the total raised now exceeding £48,500.
Independent bookshops in Newcastle, London, Edinburgh and Bedford are among 15 named in the first tranche of shops set to receive funding to help them... Read more
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
Booksellers Association president Nic Bottomley yesterday urged parliamentarians to support its representations to government to give "heroic" bookshops the same business rate exemptions as pubs in recognition of... Read more
The Booksellers Association has unveiled a raft of measures to improve diversity in bookselling, including handing out £50,000 worth of grants to bookshops.
Maggie O’Farrell, Adam Kay and Judith Kerr are amongst the authors on the Independent Bookshop Week (IBW) Book Award shortlists, as voted for by independent... Read more
Mr B's bookshop co-owner Nic Bottomley has been elected as president of the Booksellers Association, taking over the role from Rosamund de la Hay, owner... Read more