Barnsley: bookshops could charge for browsing

HarperCollins c.e.o. Victoria Barnsley has said the idea of the bookshop as a book club, charging... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-02-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New indie bookshop opens in Barnsley

A new independent bookshop has opened in Barnsley, run by a mother and son team who became fed up watching the big chains leave their town. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-19 02:33:27 UTC ]
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Bookshop owner 'charges' 50p entry fee

A secondhand bookshop owner in North Yorkshire who charges customers 50p for entry has received complaints about rudeness after calling a customer a “pain in the arse”, according to a Press Association report. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookshop browsing vital for publishing, research finds

The crucial role of physical bookshops to a healthy publishing industry was underlined this week... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-03-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookshops celebrate Super Thursday and prepare for Bookshop Day

Booksellers are gearing up for a "very exciting and busy" Super Thursday today (5th October), although one has argued the multitudes of releases may mean some "great" titles get overlooked. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Chorleywood Bookshop crowned Vintage Independent Bookshop of the Year 2016

Chorleywood Bookshop has been named the Vintage Independent Bookshop of the Year 2016, making it the first shop to have won the prize twice. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Big Green Bookshop owners to open children’s bookshop

The owners of the Big Green Bookshop are to open a second premises in Brookmans Park,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-11-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Why the survival of bookshops must matter to us all

Bookshops have been a bellwether measure during this crisis.  The media hunger for information on the recovery of bookshops has been insatiable, and the outpouring of affection for bookshops as they re-open extremely moving.  Bookshops stand as emblems for the prospects for the high street as we... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-12 12:14:23 UTC ]
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New Shaun Bythell bookshop title for Profile

Profile Books will publish Shaun Bythell's Seven Kinds of People You Find in Bookshops in November.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-08 23:31:01 UTC ]
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Laurence King Publishing offers Woolf essay early to bookshops

Laurence King Publishing is branching out with the first standalone volume of Virginia Woolf’s essay How Should One Read a Book? featuring a new introduction and afterword by author Sheila Heti. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-06 10:27:44 UTC ]
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Indie bookshop David's bought by staff

David’s Bookshop in Hertfordshire has been bought by its staff and remodelled as a John Lewis-style employee ownership trust. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-01 19:30:47 UTC ]
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There’s no replacement for the thrill of browsing in a bookstore

Shuttered bookstores are a reminder of how much of our reading lives is a process of discovery and happenstance. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-06-26 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Reopening your bookshop? You need OODA

Bookshops are currently overwhelmed with advice, support and well-meaning individuals offering ideas and 'tips' on what to do. A few months ago, booksellers might have been considering author events, boosting literacy and how to be greener. Now, the 'strategic space' within which their... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-21 18:52:53 UTC ]
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Welsh bookshops to reopen next week

Bookshops in Wales will be able to reopen again on Monday 22nd June following months of lockdown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-19 04:37:56 UTC ]
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Scottish bookshops to reopen on 29th June

Scottish bookshops will be able to reopen from 29th June as lockdown eases, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-17 18:56:44 UTC ]
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PRH to reopen warehouse as bookshops get back to business

Penguin Random House plans to reopen its Colchester distribution centre next week after the facility was closed late last month for a systems upgrade. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-16 18:41:00 UTC ]
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Bookshops report encouraging first day's trading

Bookshops in England reported a brisk trade yesterday (Monday 15th June), with warm wishes from returning customers, as many reopened for the first time since the nationwide lockdown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-16 09:17:10 UTC ]
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Bookshops need to be representative too

I want to acknowledge that my experience as a South Asian is not the same as those of Black people in this country. Although it’s important to note that we may have some shared experiences, the current BLM protests are about Black Lives, and it’s crucial to know the difference.  However, the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-15 19:31:29 UTC ]
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‘We’re so nervous': England’s bookshops prepare to reopen on Monday

Will browsing be allowed, or will we have to judge a book by its cover? With Waterstones and some indie shops set to open on 15 June, Alison Flood finds out what the plan isMelissa Davies had planned to fulfil a lifelong dream and open her independent bookshop, Pigeon Books, in Southsea, at the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-06-12 06:00:14 UTC ]
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Shrewsbury's Button & Bear children's bookshop to close

Children's bookshop Button & Bear in Shrewsbury is to close blaming the "fickle" high street and customer expectations on price. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-08 23:59:54 UTC ]
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