App offers Edinburgh bookshop tour

A free app providing a tour of Edinburgh's 53 bookshops has been released onto iTunes. The... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-08-15 00:00:00 UTC ]

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Pan Mac virtual author tour to support bookshops

Pan Mac authors will embark on a 10-day virtual tour of high street bookshops this month with writers including Kate Mosse, Ann Cleeves and Prue Leith focusing on stores that mean something to them personally. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-17 12:59:10 UTC ]
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Quercus sends teams on bookshop tour for 'off piste' sales conference

Quercus held a sales conference with a difference yesterday by sending out its teams to booksellers around the UK, Ireland, France and Belgium. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-12 08:22:12 UTC ]
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Queues outside Edinburgh indie as The Portobello Bookshop opens doors

Edinburgh's latest indie The Portobello Bookshop has opened its doors to the public, with customers queuing to get in on its first day of trading.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-29 21:32:06 UTC ]
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The Bookshop Band take on US tour with Gardners' help

The Bookshop Band will play a 15-date tour across America next month, with sponsorship from Gardners and US-based entertainment distributor All Media Supply. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Waterstones U-turns over unbranded bookshop in Edinburgh

Stockbridge branch to open under Waterstones name rather than appearing independent Waterstones has backtracked on plans to open one of its new unbranded stores in a district of Edinburgh that is already home to an independent bookshop – following an outcry that included criticism from figures... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-05-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Italy to offer indie bookshops €20k tax breaks

Italy is to introduce tax breaks for bookshops, with independents eligible for up to €20,000.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Palmer offers free library tour with Barrington Stoke

A children’s author will do free events at libraries throughout the UK this summer after revealing how they “changed his life”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon's New App, Rapids, to Offer Children's Stories

Amazon Rapids is a new children's app that features short, illustrated stories designed to look like the text-chat feature on a smartphone. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-11-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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GBBO's three finalists do bookshop signing tour

The three finalists of "The Great British Bake Off", revealed in last night's show (19th October), are signing copies of Hodder and Stoughton's TV tie-in book in bookshops across the UK.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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DK launches audio walking tours app

DK is launching an audio app this month providing free walking tours of "two of the most visited cities in the world" - London and New York. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookshop offers free books for life

London-based independent bookshop Heywood Hill is to award one reader its Library of a Lifetime prize which will see the winner "never have to buy a book again". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BA backs campus bookshops as Leicester axes academic offer

The Booksellers Association has defended the importance of bookshops on university campuses in the wake of the University of Leicester Bookshop being threatened with closure. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-09-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London bookshops to offer one-hour delivery through NearSt

A new website selling books has launched offering one-hour delivery in London, and connecting readers to bookshops in the capital through the “near me” search on their smartphones. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-07-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Could online apps help save indie bookshops?

With fewer than 1,000 stores in the UK, a number of online initiatives are aiming to help shoppers find their way back to local independent bookshopsThe rise of online retailers and ebooks have had a devastating impact on the UK’s independent bookshops. According to the Booksellers Association,... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-12-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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France’s BookWeather App Offer’s Unique Take on Book Discovery

French app BookWeather is a social network that rates books as you might describe the weather, that also offers a bespoke physical book subscription service. The post France’s BookWeather App Offer’s Unique Take on Book Discovery appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-09-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook offers up its autoplay video ads to other apps

If you're already annoyed with the autoplay video ads in your Facebook timeline, you might want to brace yourself. The social network is opening up that advertising tech to outside apps, or more specifically, to publishers who leverage Menlo Park's... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2015-08-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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US bookshop offering refunds for Go Set a Watchman

Brilliant Books in Michigan says customers are owed apologies for portrayal of Harper Lee’s long-lost manuscript as a ‘nice summer novel’ rather than an academic curiosityA US independent bookshop is offering refunds to its Go Set a Watchman customers, claiming that the work should be viewed as... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-08-04 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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New Bookindy app helps bookshops fight back against Amazon

Type in a book you’d like to read, and the app will compare the Amazon price with nearby independent book shops – in the hope you’ll go and buy thereIndependent booksellers have launched a new weapon in their two-pronged offensive against online retailers such as Amazon and the supermarket... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-06-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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