Sunak 'considering online sales tax and replacement for business rates'

Rishi Sunak is said to be exploring plans for an online sales tax to protect high street shops from competition from internet retailers, and plans to replace business rates.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-27 12:15:40 UTC ]
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Chancellor confirms cut to business rates, schedules 'Amazon tax' for 2020

The Chancellor Philip Hammond has confirmed a tax cut to business rates of one third for all retailers in England with a rateable value of £51,000 or less. The measure will last for the next two years, until the next re-evaluation of rateable values in 2021. Hammond told the House of Commons... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Court Shakes Up Tax Landscape for Online Sales

The Supreme Court overturned the law requiring that the collection of taxes for online sales was limited only to states where the seller had a physical presence. Bricks-and-mortar retailers applauded the decision. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Booksellers See Subdued In-Store Holiday Sales, Online Eruption

Booksellers reported a significant drop in customer traffic and a commensurate drop in sales, but online orders were way up, forcing bookstores to adapt. Barack Obama's memoir and Jeff Kinney's latest were the most popular titles over the Thanksgiving weekend at stores surveyed by 'PW.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-12-03 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Lockdown drives 'explosive' online sales across formats, says BookStat's Abbassi

The past six months have seen “explosive” online sales with print books up by 45%, e-books by 30% and audio increasing 28%, according to figures from Bookstat c.e.o. Paul Abbassi. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-19 01:00:03 UTC ]
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'Strong' first-day sales of Obama memoir online, says Waterstones

Waterstones has seen "strong" online orders for A Promised Land (Viking), with the title also at number one in Amazon's bestseller charts. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-18 06:17:45 UTC ]
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Hachette backs bookshops' online sales of Rowling's Ickabog

Hachette Children's Books has said the publisher will be "pivoting" promotional plans for J K Rowling's The Ickabog to support closed bookshops. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-05 10:01:07 UTC ]
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Online sales push Bloomsbury to best first-half since 2008

Bloomsbury Publishing has delivered its highest first half earnings since 2008, as "signficantly higher” online book sales and e-book revenues led to year-on-year profit growth of 60% to £4m in the six months ended 31st August 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-26 15:50:49 UTC ]
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Amazon Online Sales Soared in Q2

Online sales at Amazon jumped 48% in the second quarter of 2020 over the comparable period in 2019, to $45.9 billion. Total revenue rose 40% and operating income skyrocketed 87%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-31 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The best of Lululemon’s online sale, from tank tops to swim trunks

Markdowns are live for five days only. Lululemon rarely has markdowns, but the online shopping deities have blessed us with the opportunity to shop the athleticwear brand’s stretchy, flattering, soft, comfortable-as-hell goodies on sale. Lulu is featuring on-sale gear and apparel in every... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2020-07-09 10:51:22 UTC ]
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British Book Awards: Online and Upbeat, a Busy Round of the Nibbies

The 2020 British Book Awards are announcing prize winners in two parts online, the industry awards first, followed by the book awards. The post British Book Awards: Online and Upbeat, a Busy Round of the Nibbies appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-06-29 16:44:39 UTC ]
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Booksellers Look to Curbsides and Online Sales, Not In-Store Customers

As states establish reopening timelines and Covid-19 infection rates continue to rise in various parts of the country, bookstores are not reopening in any conventional sense—nor do many owners intend to. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BA 'concerned' by postponement of business rates revaluation

The Booksellers Association has said it is concerned by the government's decision to postpone its planned business rates revaluation. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-07 01:50:55 UTC ]
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Budget set to grant temporary business rates relief for high street

Chancellor Rishi Sunak is expected to announce temporary relief from business rates for high-street shops at his first Budget today. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-11 06:20:53 UTC ]
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Budget 2020: reading tax scrapped by Rishi Sunak

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has abolished VAT on e-books, dubbed the “reading tax”, alongside halting business rates on small businesses for a year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-10 22:51:42 UTC ]
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BA and retailers demand business rate reform

The Booksellers Association (BA) and more than 50 major retailers are calling on the government to take the first steps towards fundamental business rates reform in the upcoming budget.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-13 22:19:15 UTC ]
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Ten HMV stores under threat of closure amid 'extortionate' business rates

HMV plans to close three stores by the end of the month as the retailer enters negotiations with landlords in 10 locations as "extortionate business rates mean that certain locations are no longer viable".  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-05 15:27:06 UTC ]
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Johnson to pledge to cut business rates in bid to revive high street

The government will announce cuts to business rates in the Queen’s Speech today (19th December) in a bid to revive the high street. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-19 04:26:38 UTC ]
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BA concerned as Scottish Parliament considers 'retrograde' change to business rates

The Scottish Parliament is considering plans to give local authorities more control over business rates, sparking "extreme concern" from the Booksellers Association.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-16 03:18:34 UTC ]
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What Would Media Companies Look Like If Sales Leaders Reinvented The Business Model?

Twenty years ago, the news publishing world looked a lot different than it does today. Newspapers were still the main Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2019-10-07 07:00:48 UTC ]
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