Bookshops buck Bank Holiday weekend spending trend

Footfall at shops across the UK fell over the Bank Holiday weekend, but several independent bookshops have reported an increase in sales, with more visitors than usual. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-08-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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France's bookshops to reopen this weekend

French President Emmanuel Macron announced on Tuesday evening (24th November) that bookshops and other “non-essential” retailers would be able to reopen on Saturday after a month’s lockdown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Sharmaine Lovegrove: ‘You must spend a year in a bookshop before you get a job in publishing’

Seeing unexpected pairings of readers and books quickly dispels the idea of who reads what• Time to reset: more brilliant ideas to remake the worldI have a party trick. If you name three books you like and two you hate, I can write you a reading list of 10 books you will love.I’ve gained this... Continue reading at The Guardian

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What We're Reading - Lockdown Bank Holiday Edition

Whether delving into chunky historical narratives or listening to short story podcasts, we’ve all been approaching reading differently during lockdown. Our reading habits can take us back in time, allow us to examine our present, or give us hope for the future. In time for the May bank holiday... Continue reading at British Council global

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What recession? Holiday sales expected to rise amid boost in ad spend

Shoppers appear unfazed by a potential recession, tariff uncertainty and an impeachment inquiry in Washington. The National Retail Federation, which released its annual holiday sales forecast Thursday, says retail sales will increase between 3.8 percent and 4.2 percent during the last two months... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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‘Deep River’ bucks every literary trend, and that’s what makes it so charming

Karl Marlantes’s new novel is a sweeping family saga set in Oregon logging country. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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BA exec chairman hails booksellers bucking high street trend

The executive chairman of the Booksellers Association has called for positivity in the year ahead as he says booksellers are bucking the trend of high street closures.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Trends in UK, US Holiday Book Sales: Late Buys and E-Commerce

The 2017 year-end holiday season book sales patterns reported in both major English-language markets looked good at the end, but getting there wasn't a lot of fun. And what lies ahead may be rougher for bookstores. The post Trends in UK, US Holiday Book Sales: Late Buys and E-Commerce appeared... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Books continue to buck national retail sales trend

Books continue to buck the national retail trend, with sales up 8.9% year-on-year in volume in August in comparison to the year before, where total UK retail sales were down 0.9% in the same period. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Libreria opening marks trend in designer bookshops

Design-led bookshops are revitalising high-street bookselling, according to those behind the movement. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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NRF Predicts Increased Spending for Holiday Season

The world's largest retail trade association predicted that 135.8 million people will shop this weekend, and that total holiday sales will increase 3.7% to reach $630.5 billion. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Women's lifestyle site rides native-ad trend to the bank

During the past year, native advertising has gone from being the girl traditional publishers wanted to date but worried would hurt their reputation, to the trophy wife whom they always want by their... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at Crains New York

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Retailers anticipate "busy" bank holiday double

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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

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To Think That It Happened at Bank Street: Bank Street Book Fest 2016

On a blustery fall day, members of the children's book community gathered for BookFest at Bank Street on Manhattan's Upper West Side. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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

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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

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Bookshop.org urges industry to back indies with links in Independent Bookshop Week

Online indie retailer Bookshop.org is calling for publishers and authors to link to independent bookshops and its own site for the duration of Independent Bookshop Week (IBW). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Hera Books picks up Walters series set in crime fiction bookshop

Hera Books has acquired The Dedley End Mysteries, a new "cosy crime" series by Victoria Walters. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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