More bookshops to close

Administrators have decided to close 12 more Angus & Robertson stores, cutting another 102 permanent and casual positions. Continue reading at 'The Sydney Morning Herald'

[ The Sydney Morning Herald | 2011-03-31 00:00:00 UTC ]

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Shrewsbury's Button & Bear children's bookshop to close

Children's bookshop Button & Bear in Shrewsbury is to close blaming the "fickle" high street and customer expectations on price. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Independent bookshops start to close as coronavirus advice comes in

Independent bookshops across the country are closing their doors to protect staff and customers from the coronavirus outbreak. Many indie shops are encouranging customers to support their businesses and place orders online. Delivery services have also been ramped up across the board, with some... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-16 22:52:52 UTC ]
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Flooding forces Shrewsbury children’s bookshop to close

Button & Bear children’s bookshop in Shrewsbury, Shropshire, has been forced to close today (Wednesday 25th February) owing to rising floodwaters. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-25 14:31:43 UTC ]
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Big Green Bookshop to close physical shop and move online

The Big Green Bookshop is closing down its physical premises as owner Simon Key moves the business to online only, with "absolute monster" rates and rents forcing him to shut the bricks and mortar shop. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Torbay Bookshop to close after 23 years

The Torbay Bookshop in Paignton is to close its doors for the last time in August after 23 years of trade. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Wokingham's last bookshop to close

The last general bookshop in Wokingham is to close tomorrow (18th February) due to a decline in sales combined with increasingly high rates and rent. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Samuel French bookshop to close after 'crippling' 200% rent hike

Specialist theatre bookshop Samuel French has been forced to close after 34 years following a “crippling” hike in rent by its landlord. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Anguish as 'oldest bookshop chain in Greece' to close

The owner of the oldest bookshop chain in Greece has told of her devastation at closing her last store after the financial crisis in the country hit the business “like an avalanche”. The 118-year-old Athens bookstore of Eleftheroudakis, run by Sofika Eleftheroudaki, will close on 30th September... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-09-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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St. Mark’s Bookshop Could Close on Wednesday

A default judgment in a case filed by Baker & Taylor against the troubled East Village New York bookstore could force an auction of everything in the store. It has already put a restraining order on the store's checking account. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-02-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Slightly Foxed bookshop to close

Slightly Foxed bookshop on London's Gloucester Road is to close at the end of the month due to “extortionate” rental rates. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-01-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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SilverDell Bookshop closes but events arm expands

SilverDell Bookshop is to close after 15 years operating as a bookshop and ice cream store in Kirkham, Preston, but its owner Elaine Silverwood is set to continue as a freelance events organiser. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Saltaire Bookshop to close after takings drop to £2 a day

Saltaire Bookshop will close in six months unless local customers rally to support it, its owner has said. The independent, based in the World Heritage site of Saltaire in West Yorkshire, tweeted last week: “Six month countdown begins today - unless we start getting more customers x.” Owner... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-08-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lamb Bookshop to close after rent hike

A 30% rise in rent has forced London’s 16-year-old Lamb Bookshop to close. Owners Ben... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Triple whammy forces indie bookshops to close

A number of independent bookshops are to close in the first quarter of 2013 ahead of the business... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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English bookshop in Paris to close

An English-language bookshop in Paris is to close its doors in July after 30 years. The Village... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Bulk of Wesley Owen bookshops to close

Wesley Owen has announced it may close all but one of its chain of Christian bookshops, saying... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Last bookshop in Southwold to close

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 06/09/2011 - 08:50 The last bookshop in Southwold is closing down next week after its owner Booksource sold the lease. Selling both second-hand and new books, independent Bookthrift was the last bookshop standing in the Suffolk town after the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Travel Bookshop to close in two weeks

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 23/08/2011 - 09:15 The Travel Bookshop in west London, which was made famous by the Hugh Grant film "Notting Hill", is closing down in two weeks' time. The London shop on Blenheim Crescent was founded 32 years ago and is owned by European... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Belfast university bookshop to close

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Fri, 24/06/2011 - 13:39 A Belfast academic bookshop has decided to shut its doors after 53 years trading, blaming competition from the internet for declining sales over the last five years. The Bookshop at Queen’s on University Road in Belfast,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-06-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sandwich Bookshop to close

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Wed, 15/06/2011 - 14:25 The Sandwich Bookshop in Kent is closing after seven years, blaming a rise in internet bookselling, supermarket discounting and the popularity of e-readers. Owner Louise Vance will be shutting the doors to her shop in... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-06-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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