Blackwell's reports 'strong' Christmas sales

Blackwell's has reported "strong" Christmas sales with the chain's online business enjoying a "buoyant" trading period.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Blackwell's reports 3.1% hike in Christmas sales

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Blackwell's reports third year of growth as sales rise to £58.3m

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Clarke steps down from W H Smith as group reports strong sales

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Spoof humour books help W H Smith to 'strong' Christmas sales

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‘Amazon-free’ Christmas campaign diverts reported £5m worth of sales from online retailer

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Waterstones records flat Christmas sales

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