Stanfords opens food bookshop in new joint venture

Travel book specialists Stanfords has opened a specialist food bookshop in a joint venture with street food pioneers KERB "to showcase London’s food and cultural history through literature". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Newest Cookbook Promotional Vehicle: Food Trucks and Pop-Ups

Pop-up restaurants and gourmet food trucks have become ubiquitous in many American cities, drawing in customers who follow trends, enjoy food, and don't mind waiting outside in extreme temperatures for schnitzel, grilled cheese, or fancy slushies (and actually might tweet about the whole... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Alex and Aki's Ideas in Food: A new book brings technological cuisine within reach of the everyday cook.

As you may have heard, the cookbook sensation of the season, if not the decade, is Modernist Cuisine, a six-volume magnum opus on contemporary cooking principles that will set you back roughly $500. Self-published by Nathan Myhrvold—the genius founder of Microsoft's research division,... Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2011-04-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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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WH Smith reopens shops under British Bookshops deal

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Mon, 28/03/2011 - 08:54 Seventeen former British Bookshop & Stationers stores have held their first weekend of trade under WH Smith ownership. Nine venues opened their doors as WH Smith stores and eight re-opened under their original name of... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Appstore for Android Opens, Magazines Wait

With the recent reports from Bloomberg News that Android is one of the fastest operating systems currently on the market, it is no surprise that the system has introduced a new appstore in partnership with Amazon.com, Inc., which launched on Tuesday. "Custome Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-03-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BBC boosts bookshop sales by "almost £500,000"

Written By: Philip Stone Publication Date: Wed, 23/03/2011 - 15:49 The BBC's "Faulks on Fiction" and "My Life in Books" series have boosted book sales by almost £500,000, Nielsen BookScan data indicates. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Conde Nast Looking to Open Reddit to Investors

Looks like Conde Nast might be putting “Voice of the Internet” Reddit on the lot. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Foyles Bristol to open 24th March

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 17/03/2011 - 12:53 Foyles' new Bristol branch will open on 24th March, with former manager of Bristol University bookshop, Darren Tanner, appointed as manager. Tanner will report to divisional manager Susan Sinclair. The shop will be... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New iBooks update opens door to fully illustrated publishing

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 15/03/2011 - 15:45 Apple's latest version of its iBooks app, which allows ebooks to have a pictorial layout similar to printed books and supports full page illustrations, has been hailed by one publisher as being "the beginning of a... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Taiwan Airport Opens E-library for Transit Passengers

Taiwan's international airport has opened what it calls the world's first in-transit e-library, offering 400 ebook titles to ease waiting-hall boredom while... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2011-03-11 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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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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Vintage to hold open day

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Tue, 01/03/2011 - 08:22 Vintage will open its doors to 30 members of the public next month to give them a glimpse into the publishing industry, as part of its 21st birthday celebrations. The open day will be held on 18th April in Vintage's offices in... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-01 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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British Bookshops to cease trading within a month

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 15/02/2011 - 17:04 All remaining 28 British Bookshops and Stationers stores will shut up shop within a month, unless a last-minute deal can be made with any interested parties. The programme of closure will begin over the next week, with around... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Condé Nast to open London newsagent

Luxury magazine publisher Condé Nast is launching a London newsagent, which will sell more than 110 of its magazines from around the world. Continue reading at Media Week

[ Media Week | 2011-02-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kobo opens door to UK retailers

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 10/02/2011 - 08:39 Canadian ebook retailer Kobo has said that it would be keen to partner a UK retailer in an effort to establish a presence in the market. Michael Tamblyn, vice-president of content, sales and merchandising at Kobo... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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WHS acquires 22 British Bookshops stores

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 08/02/2011 - 09:10 W H Smith has acquired 22 stores previously run by British Bookshops and Stationers in a £1m deal. The bookshops will continue to trade under BB&S until a "phased takeover" begins later this month in stores in Teddington... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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