General Election 2019: trade figures react to Tory victory

Publishing insiders have called for the trade "to get on the front foot" and "tirelessly" lobby Boris Johnson's new government, in the wake of last night's historic election which saw the Conservatives win their biggest majority since 1987. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-12 22:21:14 UTC ]
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'Dismayed' trade reacts to Donald Trump's election

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Election 2015: Tory £5bn tax avoidance figure 'flaky' – live

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Indie booksellers invited to complete 2019 Christmas trading survey

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PA sets out industry demands ahead of General Election

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Amazon’s Testaments error calls use of embargoes into question, trade figures claim

Shockwaves rippled across the book industry last Wednesday after Amazon sent customers a copy of The Testaments almost a week early, which it later apologised for and attributed to "technical error". Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Trade figures weigh in on Booker Prize longlist as big names dominate

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Trade figures welcome Barnes & Noble deal

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Editing role 'needs championing in-house', trade figures say

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Trade figures say campaign needed to promote the value of books and reading

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Surprise, excitement and concern as trade digests election result

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