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

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Ishiguro tops retail site Bookshop's first monthly chart

Retail website Bookshop.org has revealed its first Indie Champions list, a new monthly chart of its bestselling books, with Kazuo Ishiguro's Klara and the Sun (Faber) hitting number one in March. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Bookshop website makes £500,000 for indies

Indie-focused retail site Bookshop.org has now made more than £500,000 for stores in just over a month since its launch. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Retail site Bookshop makes £65k sales on UK launch day

New online retailer Bookshop.org secured sales of around £65,000 in its first day, making £16,000 for indies. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Wakefield indie to shut bricks and mortar bookshop and move focus online

Wakefield indie Rickaro Books will close its bricks and mortar bookshop in March and move its focus to its website selling rare and antique books.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Could online apps help save indie bookshops?

With fewer than 1,000 stores in the UK, a number of online initiatives are aiming to help shoppers find their way back to local independent bookshopsThe rise of online retailers and ebooks have had a devastating impact on the UK’s independent bookshops. According to the Booksellers Association,... Continue reading at The Guardian

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German indies launch online bookshop

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Quercus makes £1m from digital in three months

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 05/04/2011 - 15:22 Quercus has nearly matched the £1m digital revenue it made from ebooks last year in the first three months of 2011. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Bookshop site partners with Modern Films to support indies

Online retailer Bookshop.org is partnering with Modern Films on a new initative to support indie bookshops and film institutions across the UK, after a challenging 15 months owing to the coronavirus pandemic.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Welsh indie bookshops share their lockdown highlights

In a difficult year for independent bookshops across Wales, Caroline Carpenter talks to three — Cant a mil, Penrallt Books and Awen Menai — who have risen to the challenge.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Bookshop.org urges industry to back indies with links in Independent Bookshop Week

Online indie retailer Bookshop.org is calling for publishers and authors to link to independent bookshops and its own site for the duration of Independent Bookshop Week (IBW). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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

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Bookselling Ireland calls for Taoiseach to make bookshops 'essential'

Bookselling Ireland has today (1st April) written to the Taoiseach to ask that bookshops be classed as "essential" retail and allowed to open, or be granted special dispensation to offer click and collect services. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Bookshop UK is launching a series of online events.

The UK arm of Bookshop.org, the online retailer that partners with indie bookstores, has a new initiative on the way: it’s launching a series of online events for its customers as well as customers of unaffiliated indies. For the first event on March 23rd, Bookshop is partnering with Faber to... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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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

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‘A retail media company’: How CAMP wants its online content to eventually drive customers back to stores

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‘A retail media company’: How CAMP wants its online content to eventually drive customers back to stores

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Indie bookshop numbers rose again in 2020, BA stats show

The number of independent bookshops in the UK and Ireland has grown for the fourth consecutive year, the Booksellers Association has confirmed.  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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