Daunt looks to click and collect as lockdown 'game-changer'

Click and collect could be a game-changer for high street booksellers during the second national lockdown, Waterstones m.d. James Daunt has told The Bookseller.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-02 04:27:51 UTC ]
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Concern from CILIP and Unison over library lockdown click and collect

Most library authorities in England are providing a click and collect service during lockdown, despite calls from some organisations to withdraw it. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Blackwell's drops click and collect in almost all stores as lockdown hits

Blackwell's is the latest bookseller to announce it has closed its stores during the new lockdown and will not be offering click and collect, with the exception of its Oxford branch. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Waterstones abandons click and collect and closes its stores over lockdown

Waterstones is temporarily closing its stores due to the latest lockdown, furloughing staff and no longer offering a click and collect service. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Daunt planning more stores, plus 'click and collect'

Waterstones m.d. James Daunt is planning to grow the number of the chain's stores, according... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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5 Contemporary Literary Fiction Books That Are Game-Changers

If you want to do some serious reading to reflect on humanity and its many aspects, these 5 contemporary literary fiction books are for you, including A Burning By Megha Majumdar. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Scottish bookshops keep click and collect option as Sturgeon brands books 'essential'

Bookshops in Scotland will still be able to offer click and collect services despite a toughening of coronavirus restrictions, with Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon branding books “essential items”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Halls hails Bookshop site as 'game-changer' for indies

New retail website Bookshop.org has been hailed as a “game-changer” by Booksellers Association m.d. Meryl Halls while its founder has said more features are on the way. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Daunt Books signs collection from Booker contender Taylor

Daunt Books Publishing has signed Filthy Animals, the first short story collection from 2020 Booker Prize shortlistee Brandon Taylor. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Click and collect might not suit us all, say indie bookshops

Indie bookshop owners and managers are gearing up for a second lockdown with optimism, though some are divided over the viability of click and collect services. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Daunt confident on Christmas despite 'devastating' local lockdowns

Waterstones m.d. James Daunt has admitted local lockdowns have been “devastating” for sales but says he is confident stores can meet demand in the run-up to Christmas. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Snoop Dogg to 'take the cookbook game higher' with debut collection

Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr., aka Snoop Dogg, is publishing his first cookbook From Crook to Cook with Chronicle Books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Orion Spring buys 'game-changer' gardening book in three-way auction

Orion Spring is publishing a guide for novice gardeners by self-taught gardener Hollie Newton, following a three-way auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Yahoo to launch 'game-changer' Livestand for mags

Yahoo is gearing up to launch an HTML 5-based system called Livestand for magazine publishers wanting to cut the costs of getting onto iPad and Android apps. Continue reading at Media Week

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Pottermore a ‘game changer’

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A new creative endeavor from Hatch Escapes and director Arvind Ethan David turns the life story of Mary Shelley into a hybrid tabletop gaming experience rooted in serious storytelling. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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B&N's James Daunt Isn't Daunted At All

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German publishers join collecting society to collect money from Google

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