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Innovative indies find online silver lining as coronavirus closes stores

Indie bookshops are focusing on online sales and coming up with innovative ideas for business after the coronavirus crisis forced physical stores to close. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-25 17:14:30 UTC ]
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Scholastic creates Hunger Games prequel campaign for coronavirus-hit indies

Scholastic UK has created a pre-order campaign for Suzanne Collins' Hunger Games prequel that it says could drive trade to indie bookshops during the coronavirus outbreak. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-19 08:56:22 UTC ]
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Indie bookshop pre-orders boom as Mantel publication nears

Indie bookshops are cashing in on a pre-order boom for Hilary Mantel’s new book and are hosting everything from midnight openings to silent discos this week. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-01 15:13:26 UTC ]
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BA hails increase in indie bookshops for third consecutive year

The number of independent bookshops in the UK and Ireland has grown for the third consecutive year, according to new data from the Booksellers Association.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-09 17:00:46 UTC ]
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Indie booksellers invited to complete 2019 Christmas trading survey

Indie bookshops in the UK and Ireland are being urged to complete The Bookseller’s annual Christmas trading survey.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-18 19:51:28 UTC ]
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The Bookseller's 'alternative' predictions for 2019

A major publisher opening a regional office in the north of England; closer collaboration between indie publishers and indie bookshops; thriving book trends including feminism, vegan cookery, publishing around mental health, and feelgood fiction; and continued growth for audio are among the... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie bookshops to promote Kat Wolfe Investigates this summer

The BA Children’s Bookselling Group has revealed Lauren St. John’s Kat Wolfe Investigates (Macmillan Children's) as its next Independent Booksellers Children’s Book of the Season for Summer. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Seven indie bookshops get £1,750 to mark Macmillan anniversary

Pan Macmillan has launched a competition for seven independent booksellers across the UK and Ireland to celebrate the 175th anniversary of parent company Macmillan. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie bookshops bullish about 2018 after Christmas sales rise

Indie bookshops are kicking off 2018 with confidence after the majority reported sales rises over the Christmas period, but some some have urged publishers to take more risks and work harder to build authors into brands this year. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indies reminded to complete 2017 Christmas Trading Survey

Indie bookshops in the UK and Ireland are being called upon to complete The Bookseller’s annual Christmas Trading Survey. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-12-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UK Print Book Sales Pop in 2015, Indie Bookshops Get a Boost

The Bookseller reports a jump in the average price of books in the UK last year, as well as a boost in print book sales — especially at indie bookstores. The post UK Print Book Sales Pop in 2015, Indie Bookshops Get a Boost appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-01-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New app compares Amazon price with indie bookshops

Entrepreneur Will Cookson has developed an app which sends people to independent bookshops when they browse on the Amazon website. Cookson, who describes himself as an entrepreneur and creative director, has invented Bookindy, an extension for the Google Chrome browser which, when downloaded,... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-06-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'High Street Heroes' gear up for Small Business Saturday

Indie bookshops are gearing up to welcome shoppers with events and promotions tomorrow (6th December) to mark Small Business Saturday. The initiative is in its second year in the UK. It is supported by American Express (Amex), which will give its customers £5 back when they spend more than £10... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-12-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Lemony Snicket' urges authors to connect with indie bookshops

Authors United has sent out a letter from the author Daniel Handler  - a.k.a. Lemony Snicket - encouraging writers to take part in Upstream, a new programme to support independent bookstores. Upstream, “cooked up” by Handler and “assorted interested parties”, aims to connect writers with their... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-10-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Festive openings for three indie bookshops

Three new bookshops have opened in the run-up to Christmas hoping to capitalise on the buoyant... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-12-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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iBookstore joins Fiction Uncovered promotion

Publication Date: Mon, 14/02/2011 - 08:31 Apple's iBookstore is the latest retailer to sign up to Fiction Uncovered as the new promotion for midlist authors attracts 80 submissions. The online giant joins Waterstone's and Waterstones.co.uk, Foyles, The Book Depository, Amazon.co.uk, W H Smith... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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