Indie bookshops called on to complete annual Christmas Trading Survey

The Bookseller is calling on independent bookshops in the UK and Ireland to complete its annual Christmas Trading survey. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Trade bodies welcome libel law reform

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 18/03/2011 - 14:10 Trade bodies and associations have joined the PA's Richard Mollet in welcoming the draft Defamation Bill, with the Society of Authors general secretary Mark Le Fanu calling it a "major step forward". read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Five-figure deal to indie Inside Pocket

Publication Date: Fri, 18/03/2011 - 10:17 Independent children's publisher Inside Pocket has signed a five-figure four-book deal with Roald Dahl Funny Prize-winner Ursula Jones. Director of Inside Pocket, Sarah Harrop, acquired world rights, including audio and ebook, to the titles from Celia... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Gardners Hive responds to feedback with indie offer

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Wed, 16/03/2011 - 09:08 Indie retailers across the country have been issued with the final proposals for Hive.co.uk and are considering whether to sign up. As first revealed by The Bookseller last month, book wholesaler Gardners has created... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Revived indie sees £600k sales

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Mon, 14/03/2011 - 15:55 The revived independent retailer Watkins Books has achieved £600,000 in revenue in the first 12 months of business. American businessman Etan Ilfeld bought the 110-year-old bookseller on London's Cecil Court after it fell into... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Continuum crowned indie publisher of the year

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Fri, 11/03/2011 - 09:04 Continuum has been crowned the Independent Publishers Guild's Independent Publisher of the Year at the IPG awards, in a night when it and Faber won two awards. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Riggio: American trade on cusp of "transformational change"

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Thu, 10/03/2011 - 09:13 Barnes & Noble chairman Len Riggio has said the American book trade is on the cusp of "transformational growth" led by digital sales, in a bullish keynote address to the annual meeting of the Association of American... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Len Riggio: American trade on cusp of "transformational growth"

Written By: Gayle Feldman Publication Date: Thu, 10/03/2011 - 09:13 Barnes & Noble chairman Len Riggio has said the American book trade is on the cusp of "transformational growth" led by digital sales, in a bullish keynote address to the annual meeting of the Association of American... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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IPG: Indies urged to join social networking sites

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 10/03/2011 - 09:04 Social media expert and author Jon Reed has urged independent publishers to join social networking sites, identifying them as a way of "levelling the playing field". read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon has '80% online share', claims new survey

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Wed, 09/03/2011 - 09:48 Ten times as many people shop at Amazon than online at Waterstone's, a survey has revealed, while more than half of respondents bought books online. The research, carried out by the Institute of Direct Marketing,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Big Green Bookshop half-way to fundraising target

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Mon, 07/03/2011 - 15:05 The Big Green Bookshop has raised nearly half of its fundraising target to secure its future at the beginning of its appeal week. Owners of the London independent bookshop, Simon Key and Tim West, appealed to 1,000 loyalty... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Foyles bookshop to become biggest in London

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Fri, 04/03/2011 - 09:20 Foyles flagship bookshop will stock more books on the ground floor and provide easier access for customers when it moves down the road to a site almost twice its current size. The bookseller announced its plan to move down the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Adults and teenagers still prefer prints books to ebooks, WBD survey says

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Thu, 03/03/2011 - 07:34 Almost half of teenagers have read a book on a computer, according to a new survey to mark World Book Day. As hundreds of events get under way across the country today, 40.8% of teenagers said they had read a book on a... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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38 bookshops to close

The administrators of failed bookshops Borders and Angus & Robertson announce the closure of 38 shops across the country. Continue reading at The Sydney Morning Herald

[ The Sydney Morning Herald | 2011-03-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookshops may close

Borders and Angus & Robertson bookstores could begin closing across the country by the weekend with staff made redundant, as the administrators to the failed business try to stem the losses and save the group. Continue reading at The Sydney Morning Herald

[ The Sydney Morning Herald | 2011-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Record entries for indie award

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Fri, 25/02/2011 - 08:35 The Bookseller has received a record number of entries to its Best Independent of the Year Award, sponsored by Gardners. More than 40 indies across the UK and Ireland submitted entries in a bid to win £5,000. The award... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Big Green Bookshop appeals for 1,000 customers

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Fri, 25/02/2011 - 08:38 The Big Green Bookshop is appealing to 1,000 of its loyal customers to help secure its future by buying one book each. Owners Simon Key and Tim West of the indie in Wood Green, North London, have also set up an online donation... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade looks forward with "excitement" in Egypt

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Wed, 23/02/2011 - 14:23 Booksellers and publishers in Egypt are re-opening their doors with "excitement about a new era in publishing" after the country’s revolution. Some publishers and booksellers became targets after supporters of the former... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade gears up for World Book Day

Written By: Caroline Horn Publication Date: Tue, 22/02/2011 - 15:42 read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indies could earn as much as 30% from books sold via Gardners' Hive

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Fri, 18/02/2011 - 16:30 Book wholesaler Gardners has begun consulting with independent booksellers over the direction of its consumer website, with one option revealing that booksellers could earn as much as 30% when books are sold at their full RRP.... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Daily Telegraph votes The Book Hive best indie in Britain

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Tue, 15/02/2011 - 08:49 The Book Hive in Norwich has been voted the best bookshop in Britain, according to a Daily Telegraph survey. More than 18,000 people voted across 10 categories in a bid to find the best small shops in Britain. The awards,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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