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First half of 2021 sees strong sales and growth for Adult Fiction and Children’s

Book sales have been consistently up since bookshops reopened in March after weeks of lockdown, BookScan data shows. Read more

Publishers must help bookshops bounce back

Publishers must help bookshops bounce back

The pandemic altered where readers bought books and the types of titles they purchased—and it’s time publishers used their profits to help bookshops out.... Read more

Giant’s step

The news of Amazon’s changed tax arrangements, with UK sales no longer diverted to Luxembourg but booked through a UK office accountable to HMRC, feels... Read more

A good rep

Nothing more clearly illustrates the seismic shifts in the publishing landscape in the past 10 years than the decline of publishers’ sales forces. Their numbers... Read more

Surprise, surprise

Consultants and pundits, look away now. The book market is performing in almost exactly the wrong way. The big publishers are not gaining market share;... Read more

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

B is for book

How do you measure the true value of the book business? It’s a common enough question for which there is no common answer. Yet, with... Read more

Missionaries

In the early noughties, The Bookseller ran an occasional series on “real booksellers”. Written by our former retail correspondent Richard Lewis, the idea was to... Read more

Backlist sales surge in lockdown as shop closures hinder discoverability of debuts

BookScan data shows backlist sales soared in the pandemic, with new voices struggling to make a mark in a lockdown landscape without physical bookshops.... Read more

Jenny Fry promoted to Canongate's commercial director

Canongate’s Jenny Fry has been promoted to commercial director as she takes on responsibility for sales along with her communications remit. Read more

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