BookExpo 2018: Camron Wright Owes It All to Indie Booksellers

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[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Dark week for indies as four close

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Fri, 02/09/2011 - 07:53 Four independent bookshops with a combined total of 175 years on the high street have announced their closure within a week, blaming their downfall on high rates, competition from internet retailers and supermarkets, ebooks... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pritchard's fourth indie in a week to close

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Thu, 25/08/2011 - 07:40 Pritchard's Bookshop has become the fourth independent this week to announce its closure, shutting its doors for the last time next month after 50 years of trading. The bookshop, in Formby, near Liverpool, is the second... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Waterstone's Kennedy buys indie in Ealing

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Thu, 25/08/2011 - 14:30 Former Waterstone’s head of range Fiona Kennedy has set up a bookshop in Ealing in west London after a “serendipity moment” led her to fulfill a lifelong dream. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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High street "a goner" says Cumbrian indie owner

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Wed, 24/08/2011 - 15:16 The owner of Derwent Bookshop has declared the British high street “a goner” as the only bookshop in Workington is forced to close after 33 years. The Cumbrian store will shut up shop within a month, blaming competition from... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Derwent Bookshop latest indie to shut

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Wed, 24/08/2011 - 08:53 Derwent Bookshop in Cumbria has become the latest independent bookshop to signal its closure, blaming competition from other vendors, the existence of ebooks and internet bookselling for its demise. The Workington-based shop,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Waterstone's Owrid to leave bookseller

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 23/08/2011 - 15:00 Waterstone’s supply chain director Tim Owrid is leaving the company on Friday. Owrid joined Waterstone’s in April 2010 and will begin a new job as the head of logistics at SuperGroup Plc, the retail brand comprising Superdry,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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US indies lead the way on digital royalty shift

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 19/08/2011 - 15:01 Publishers are becoming more flexible on ebook royalty rates, as UK agents receive offers of 30%–35% of net receipts as standard from some US publishers. A P Watt agent Caradoc King said he was recently receiving offers... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie opened by A A Milne's son to close after 60 years

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Thu, 18/08/2011 - 12:15 A Dartmouth bookshop opened by the son of Winnie-the-Pooh author A A Milne is closing down after 60 years. The Harbour Bookshop on Fairfax Place was opened in 1951 by Christopher Robin Milne, the inspiration for the character... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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What Booksellers Want

Much has been made about the importance of bricks-and-mortar bookstores as showrooms, places that will help prevent the book business from going the way of the music industry as the sales of digital books grow. But hundreds of showrooms and thousands of square feet of book retail space are about... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-08-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pan Mac buys third book from Orion's Wright

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Mon, 01/08/2011 - 14:32 Pan Macmillan has bought the third novel by Orion senior rights manager Pippa Wright, entitled The Foster Husband. Senior commissioning editor for fiction Jenny Geras acquired UK and Commonwealth rights from Andrew Kidd... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Orion launches BookBark for indies

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Mon, 01/08/2011 - 12:23 Orion has launched an online initiative to support independent booksellers in the UK and Ireland, providing resources such as free-to-download in-store point of sale and exclusive offers. More than 100 bookshops have... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie publishers ready digital editions and reprints after Booker fillip

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 27/07/2011 - 09:10 The smaller publishers whose titles have been selected for the Man Booker longlist, including Seren Books, Sandstone Press and Oneworld, are preparing to reprint the titles and release digital versions to meet the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indies dominate Booker longlist

Publication Date: Tue, 26/07/2011 - 15:24 Indies have dominated the longlist for the Man Booker Prize for Fiction, announced today (26th July), with nine of the 13 titles from independent publishers. Forrmer winner, Alan Hollinghurst has also been nominated for his much-praised The Stranger’s... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New indie signs five

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 26/07/2011 - 08:00 New publishing house Rickshaw Publishing has signed up a further five authors, having announced its launch list of three titles earlier in the year. The west-London based publisher plans to release eight to 10 titles next... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookseller Group to oppose Amazon/TBD deal

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Tue, 19/07/2011 - 09:15 The Bookseller has added its voice to calls for Amazon's acquisition of The Book Depository (TBD) to be referred to the Competition Commission. The Office of Fair Trading's deadline for submissions about the merger ended at... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Recession to blame for closure of Scottish indie

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Wed, 06/07/2011 - 07:53 An independent bookshop in the Scottish Borders has said it will close, blaming the recession and the strain on customers’ incomes. Latimer Books in Kelso, Scottish Borders, will shut up shop at the end of August after... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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E-booksellers silent on eve of new app rules

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Thu, 30/06/2011 - 09:30 CNN reports that Amazon and Barnes & Noble are remaining tight-lipped on the eve of new app rules being introduced by Apple. Today, 30th June, is the deadline for app makers to get in compliance with Apple's strict new... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-06-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Call for more indies to sign up for IBW

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Mon, 27/06/2011 - 08:37 A London indie has called for more retailers to sign up to Independent Booksellers Week next year to help increase publicity for the event. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-06-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Social enterprise group buys Garforth indie

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Wed, 22/06/2011 - 09:14 A social enterprise group has bought a struggling bookshop in a bid to support community spirit and help prevent loneliness. The Baraka Foundation runs two coffee shops and recently bought Garforth Bookshop in Garforth, near... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-06-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Bookseller Group launches consumer title

Written By: Neill Denny Publication Date: Fri, 17/06/2011 - 08:18 We Love This Book, The Bookseller's sister consumer magazine and website, launches next week with a circulation of 100,000. The free quarterly magazine is designed to alert readers to exciting new books and to provide a platform... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-06-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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