'Resilient' Christmas trading for W H Smith

W H Smith has reported “resilient” trading over the Christmas period, with total... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-01-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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W H Smith sales hit 85% of 2019 levels after good Christmas trading

W H Smith has reported a "good performance" for the 20-week period to 15th January 2022, with total group revenue at 85% of 2019 levels.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-18 20:43:57 UTC ]
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InMotion buy helps WH Smith to 6% Christmas trading rise

WH Smith has reported a “strong trading performance” for Christmas trading, with total sales up 6%. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Bookseller launches annual Christmas trading survey for indies

The Bookseller is inviting independent bookshops across the UK and Ireland to complete its annual Christmas trading survey. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-20 17:57:32 UTC ]
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Indie booksellers invited to complete 2020 Christmas trading survey

Indie bookshops in the UK and Ireland are invited to complete The Bookseller’s annual Christmas trading survey.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-17 20:16:26 UTC ]
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Indie booksellers invited to complete 2019 Christmas trading survey

Indie bookshops in the UK and Ireland are being urged to complete The Bookseller’s annual Christmas trading survey.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-18 19:51:28 UTC ]
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Change to books team at W H Smith as Carrington made trading director

W H Smith's trading director for books, news and impulse Al Aldous will move across to W H Smith's online personalised greeting cards and gifts business next month. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-25 00:40:53 UTC ]
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German book trade's Christmas saved by last-minute high street surge

Germany’s book market narrowly avoided another major disappointment when a last-minute surge in the high street before Christmas pushed sales marginally ahead of 2017. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indies reminded to complete 2017 Christmas Trading Survey

Indie bookshops in the UK and Ireland are being called upon to complete The Bookseller’s annual Christmas Trading Survey. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-12-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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German trade looks to Christmas to salvage disappointing year

German booksellers are hoping for a shopping frenzy in the final run-up to Christmas to salvage an otherwise disappointing year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-12-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Spoof humour books help W H Smith to 'strong' Christmas sales

Sales of spoof humour books helped W H Smith to achieve a “strong” performance over its Christmas trading period, with the company’s chief executive Stephen Clarke saying that group profit growth for the year is now “slightly ahead of plan”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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DBW 2017 Opening Themes: The Trade, Its Resilience, and Its Data

The 2017 Digital Book World conference opened with calls for more data-driven decision-making, despite the inherently subjective nature of book publishing. The post DBW 2017 Opening Themes: The Trade, Its Resilience, and Its Data appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-01-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book trade sees strong Christmas sales

The book market has seen strong Christmas trading, with the week leading up to the big day ranking the highest in value since 2007, figures from Nielsen BookScan have shown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ The Bookseller | 2016-12-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ali Smith and Max Porter join trade in making cultural case for Remain

Withdrawal from the EU would lead to "suffering" in the creative industries, according to an open letter signed by 220 thought-leaders in the literary world, including 2015 Baileys winner Ali Smith and Granta editor Max Porter, recent winner of the International Dylan Thomas Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-06-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookseller's Christmas Trading Survey now live

The Bookseller's annual Christmas Trading Survey for independent bookshops is now live. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-12-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Post-Christmas discounts from the trade

Bestselling titles including the Christmas number one Guinness World Records 2015 (GWR), as well as Jessie Burton’s The Miniaturist (Picador) and Robert Galbraith’s The Silkworm (Little, Brown) are being sold at a discount of up to 85% by retailers online, while The Book People is offering some... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-12-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Call for indies to fill out Christmas Trading Survey

The Bookseller is running its annual Christmas Trading Survey once again to gauge a picture of the Christmas market for indie booksellers in the UK and Ireland. The survey is now live and probes how sales compared with last year, if deliveries held up and what books proved great Christmas hits... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-12-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Storms hit some Christmas trade

The bad weather and flooding hit Christmas and post-Christmas trade for some, but many... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-12-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Christmas in the balance for Germany's book trade

German booksellers are facing a nail-biting finish to the holiday season. With end November sales... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-12-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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