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Peaks and troughs for travel market

The market for travel books has struggled in the past year, but publishers are finding ways to rise to the challenges of a tough retail... Read more

Stanfords to unveil treasure trove of travel history with new exhibition

Historical letters from Florence Nightingale and Captain Scott will go on display alongside antique travel books, maps and globes at Stanfords after a treasure trove... Read more

Pictures of the week

This week's pictures round-up features Chip the Pug, the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and a litter picking event. Read more

Thubron wins top prize at Edward Stanford Travel Writing Awards

Colin Thubron was honoured with the Edward Stanford Award for Outstanding Contribution to Travel Writing at this year’s Edward Stanford Travel Writing Awards (ESTWAs) ceremony. ... Read more

Pictures of the week

This week's pictures round-up features our 2018 Library of the Year, Raven Books' biggest campaign to date and the winner of the T S Eliot... Read more

Indies condemn business rates system following Amazon disclosure

Independent booksellers have expressed frustration that they are proportionately being taxed as much as six times what Amazon pays in business rates relative to its... Read more

Stanfords looks to future after posting 2018 loss

Stanfords c.e.o. Vivien Godfrey says she is "not looking in the rear view mirror", as the company fell back into a loss ahead of its... Read more

Move from iconic Long Acre flagship will put Stanfords on the map, Godfrey says

The new c.e.o. of the venerable 165-year-old travel specialist says the move from its Covent Garden home is an opportunity to realign the business to... Read more

Stanfords confirms Long Acre departure

Travel and maps bookseller Stanfords has confirmed that its flagship London store is departing the Long Acre site in Covent Garden that it has occupied... Read more

Stanfords may have to map out new home for flagship

Bookshops are finding it harder to justify spots in prime retail locations, business chiefs have warned, as rising rents and business rates continue to be a... Read more

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