Record number of indies join IBW

More retailers than ever before are taking part in Independent Booksellers Week (starting... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-06-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Record numbers exhibit at indie presses fair

Sixty-eight small presses will be descending on Central London's Conway Hall in the second week of November, for the 17th edition of the Small Publishers' Fair. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Record number contest British Book Awards' indie prize

A record breaking number of submissions has led to the highest ever number of regional shortlisted bookshops at the British Book Awards’ Independent Bookshop of the Year category, sponsored by Gardners Books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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OverDrive: Record Number of Libraries Hit Million Digital Lend Mark

Leading library service provider OverDrive this week reported that a total of 121 public libraries and consortia across seven countries and from 37 U.S. states surpassed one million digital lends in 2021, a significant jump from 2020, when 102 libraries hit the mark. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-01-12 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie bookshop numbers rise for fifth consecutive year, BA figures show

The number of independent bookshops in the UK and Ireland has grown for the fifth consecutive year despite challenges brought by the pandemic, the Booksellers Association says. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-07 22:34:12 UTC ]
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Beagley joins Vertebrate as indie celebrates 'stellar' growth

Jane Beagley has been appointed production manager at independent publisher Vertebrate Publishing in a new role.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-23 07:32:04 UTC ]
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Faber m.d. Cannam bullish about the indie’s future after posting record results

Having taken the reins at Faber & Faber in April, Mary Cannam was able to report record turnover and profit in its most recent results—but there remains plenty of work to do, she says.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-09 02:22:31 UTC ]
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Henderson joins Vertebrate as indie expands digital business

Shona Henderson has been appointed digital products manager at Sheffield-based Vertebrate Publishing, which is expanding its digital business. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-12 13:33:05 UTC ]
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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

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-08 03:46:57 UTC ]
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Two Indie Booksellers Associations Join Forces for Fall Conference

In lieu of in-person gatherings, the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance and the New Atlantic Independent Booksellers Association will host a combined virtual conference from September 21-25. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Daisy Johnson joins Vintage Indie Bookseller of the Year judging panel

​Booker shortlisted author and former Blackwell's bookseller Daisy Johnson has joined the judging panel for the Vintage Independent Bookseller of the Year Award 2020.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-27 22:21:00 UTC ]
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Record number of stores in the running for Independent Bookshop of the Year

The British Book Awards, or Nibbies, have revealed the regional shortlists for the 2020 Independent Bookshop of the Year with a record 49 bookshops from nine regions across the UK and Ireland vying to be named the country’s best indie retailer for books.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-18 22:49:23 UTC ]
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Guille-Marrett joins indie education publisher

Emily Guille-Marrett has been appointed head of English publishing and training at independent education publisher, Maths - No Problem!, to build a new literacy business.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-01 22:20:23 UTC ]
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Book Expo 2019: Indie Bookstores Grow in Number, Profits

American Booksellers Association CEO Oren Teicher addressed members at the organization's town hall and annual meeting at BookExpo, noting the ABA added 99 members last year and members increased profitability. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2019: Indie Bookstores Grow in Number, Profits

American Booksellers Association CEO Oren Teicher addressed members at the organization's town hall and annual meeting at BookExpo, noting the ABA added 99 members last year and members increased profitability. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie publishers and bookshop join forces for homeless charity

Independent publishers have joined forces with a Hackney bookshop for a charity event in aid of helping the homeless.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kim Scott Walwyn Prize receives record number of nominations

The Kim Scott Walwyn Prize has received a record number of 33 nominations this year, with potential applicants now urged to “shake off the fear" and apply themselves. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie bookshop numbers rise for second consecutive year

The Booksellers Association has reported a second year of growth in its independent bookshop membership, with 15 new shops joining the trade body in 2018. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tattooist at number one, record second week sale for Milkman

Heather Morris’ The Tattooist of Auschwitz (Zaffre) has returned to the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, leapfrogging C J Sansom’s Tombland (Mantle) just a week after the seventh Matthew Shardlake title itself elbowed Morris’s debut off the top. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mike Phipps joins 'growing' indie Sweet Cherry

Former Igloo Books publisher Mike Phipps has joined Sweet Cherry, an independent publisher based in Leicester. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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