British Bookshops' creditors to receive less than 10% of money owed

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Mon, 09/05/2011 - 15:41 The administrators of British Bookshops and Stationers has said it can only pay back eight-10p in every pound owed and expects the level of claims to increase. A recent document published on Companies House said the former 51-branch bookshop chain owes more than £8.6m to unsecured creditors, which could rise further because it “understates the likely level of claims". read more Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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British Book Awards Program Names Nine Bookshop Shortlists

The Independent Bookshop of the Year category of the 2019 Nibbies has a 48-store shortlist and is broken into nine regions in its initial round. The post British Book Awards Program Names Nine Bookshop Shortlists appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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British Book Awards reveals shortlists for Independent Bookshop of the Year

The British Book Awards, or Nibbies, has revealed the regional shortlists for the 2019 Independent Bookshop of the Year, sponsored by Gardners Books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Morpurgo, James and Byatt join forces with London bookshops to raise money for homeless

Daunt Books, Waterstones and Foyles are raising money for The Passage, a charity that supports people who are homeless, by selling a book of short stories by AS Byatt, Lennie James and Michael Morpurgo. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Indie bookshops vie for The British Book Awards title

A bumper crop of Britain and Ireland’s best independent bookshops are bucking the market trend, achieving double-digit sales rises in 2017. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Newham Bookshop's anti-Trump poster receives swell of support

An East London bookshop's decision to put a sign in its window highlighting it is "proud" to sell books by authors from so-called "sh*thole" countries, in reference to a remark allegedly made by US president Donald Trump, has been met with a "phenomenal" response from the trade and customers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Freight Books' creditors owed nearly £160k

Freight Books’ authors have been told to buy back their stock or face it being pulped after creditors have revealed the company’s debt is estimated to be £160,000. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Printing money: 10 of the richest book deals of all time

The Obamas’ $60m book deal has broken all records. From James Patterson to JK Rowling and Pope John Paul II, here are some of their closest rivals1. Seventeen books by James Patterson ($100-150m)When? 2009 Related: The audacity of hype: could Obama's presidential memoir be the greatest ever? ... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Swets in UK owes creditors £7.5m

Swets Information Services Ltd, the British wing of bankrupt Dutch subscriptions company Swets Information Services BV, has unsecured debts of £7.5m, according to administrator Baker Tilly. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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British Museum unveils new bookshop

The British Museum has unveiled a new 1, 200 sq ft bookshop aimed at doubling revenue. The new... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Great British Bookshop to offer 'online alternative'

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WH Smith reopens shops under British Bookshops deal

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Mon, 28/03/2011 - 08:54 Seventeen former British Bookshop & Stationers stores have held their first weekend of trade under WH Smith ownership. Nine venues opened their doors as WH Smith stores and eight re-opened under their original name of... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Unsecured creditors owed £27.5m in REDgroup collapse

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Tue, 01/03/2011 - 08:40 Unsecured creditors including publishers and other suppliers to Australia and New Zealand's failed bookgroup chain REDgroup Retail are owed some AUS$44m (£27.46m) it has been revealed. Some stores also look set to close.... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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British Bookshops to cease trading within a month

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 15/02/2011 - 17:04 All remaining 28 British Bookshops and Stationers stores will shut up shop within a month, unless a last-minute deal can be made with any interested parties. The programme of closure will begin over the next week, with around... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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BB&S owes £6.3m to unsecured creditors

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Mon, 14/02/2011 - 09:48 British Bookshops and Stationers owes £6.3million to its unsecured creditors, it has been revealed. A statement of the troubled company's financial affairs released over the weekend showed that while owing the vast sum,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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WHS acquires 22 British Bookshops stores

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 08/02/2011 - 09:10 W H Smith has acquired 22 stores previously run by British Bookshops and Stationers in a £1m deal. The bookshops will continue to trade under BB&S until a "phased takeover" begins later this month in stores in Teddington... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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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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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10-inch hybrid head-to-head: Asus Transformer T100 vs. Lenovo Miix 10

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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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