Chancellor to offer shops £6k 'restart grants' and ponders online retail tax

Chancellor Rishi Sunak will offer shops in England grants of up to £6,000 to help them start trading again in this week's Budget and may also be planning a tax on online retail. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-28 15:29:53 UTC ]
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Waterstones demands business rates reform, as Chancellor mulls online sales tax

Waterstones is among a number of major retailers to have signed a letter warning Chancellor Rishi Sunak that the business rates burden on shops is risking thousands of high street jobs.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-07 17:20:06 UTC ]
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Outcry over book ‘censorship’ reveals how online retailers choose books — or don’t

Bricks-and-mortar booksellers curate books for you. Online, the decisions are more arbitrary. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-04-22 10:00:00 UTC ]
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The Works to set up shop in Edinburgh retail park

A branch of The Works is to open in Edinburgh's Straiton Retail Park, coinciding with the reopening of bookshops across Scotland on 26th April, The Bookseller can report. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-22 06:49:48 UTC ]
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Sunak's budget announces restart grants, furlough and business rates holiday extension

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has laid out his budget, announcing £6,000 “restart” grants for shops alongside an extension of furlough and the business rates holiday. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-02 20:51:28 UTC ]
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Online retailer Bookshop.org makes 'remarkable' £1m for indies in first four months

Retail website Bookshop.org has made more than £1m in profit for indie bookshops, hitting the milestone just four months after its UK launch. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-28 21:26:00 UTC ]
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Online retailer Bookshop.org makes shared pool payments monthly

Bookshop.org is to introduce more regular shared pool payments for booksellers, in addition to paid advertising which will see bookshops sharing 50% of revenues. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-09 07:40:24 UTC ]
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‘A retail media company’: How CAMP wants its online content to eventually drive customers back to stores

CAMP had to shift from brick-and-mortar to a strategy that more directly resembles a digital publisher with a penchant for e-commerce. The post ‘A retail media company’: How CAMP wants its online content to eventually drive customers back to stores appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2021-02-03 05:01:00 UTC ]
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‘A retail media company’: How CAMP wants its online content to eventually drive customers back to stores

CAMP had to shift from brick-and-mortar to a strategy that more directly resembles a digital publisher with a penchant for e-commerce. The post ‘A retail media company’: How CAMP wants its online content to eventually drive customers back to stores appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2021-02-03 05:01:00 UTC ]
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BA welcomes support grants for shops closed by lockdown

The Booksellers Association has welcomed an announcement that shops forced to close because of England's lockdown are eligible for one-off grants of up to £9,000. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-06 06:42:08 UTC ]
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Farrago launches online e-book shop

Duckworth imprint Farrago has this week launched its own online shop for e-book readers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-21 13:25:47 UTC ]
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Sunak 'considering online sales tax and replacement for business rates'

Rishi Sunak is said to be exploring plans for an online sales tax to protect high street shops from competition from internet retailers, and plans to replace business rates.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-27 12:15:40 UTC ]
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Christian Retailers Offer a Status Update Amid Covid-19

The Christian Retail Association surveyed over 220 independent Christian bookstores to see how the Covid-19 pandemic has impacted them, offering an idea of the number of store closures, furloughs, layoffs, and ways retailers are coping. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Elliott Advisors Buys Wordery, U.K. Online Retailer

Elliott Advisors, owner of Waterstones and Barnes & Noble, has bought Wordery, the online bookselling division of U.K. wholesaler Bertrams. Aurelius, which owns Bertrams, said it was "reviewing its strategic options" for the wholesaler. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-04 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Hodder Education offers free online resources to students

Hodder Education is offering students nearly £1m worth of online learning resources, following the closure of schools owing to coronavirus. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-24 09:40:04 UTC ]
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Add a kick to your online shopping with these rare books from MoMA Design Store.

Here’s some news to mix up your quarantine-driven online shopping life: the MoMA Design Store has just released a selection of rare books from its archive, and they’re now on sale at its website. The books include seminal texts like a first edition of William Eggleston’s Guide by John Szarkowski... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-20 20:00:04 UTC ]
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Independent bookstores survived the rise of online retail. Coronavirus poses bigger challenges.

Indie bookstores thrive on being part of a community. Now, they’re taking desperate action to stay in business amid “social distancing.” Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-03-17 15:49:08 UTC ]
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CBLDF Launches Rory Root Comics Retailer Grants

The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund plans to create the Rory D. Root Comics Ambassador Grant, a program designed to support community building by retailers, named in honor of the late Rory Root, an influential Berkeley comics retailer noted for his pioneering embrace of book trade practices and... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-02-25 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Booksellers Offer Promos for Holiday Shopping Kickoff

Store owners from BXsellers, PW's bookstore Facebook group, are prepping special promotions for Black Friday and Small Business Saturday, focusing on loyalty discounts and gift card bonuses. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-26 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Australian online retailers drop Catch and Kill following legal threats

Two Australian online book retailers have suspended sales of Ronan Farrow’s investigation into #MeToo, following legal threats from one of the book’s subjects.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-18 08:21:31 UTC ]
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