Templar launches indie bookshop window competition

Independent bookshops can win £500 and a visit from Jonny Duddle via a new window display competition, organised by Templar Publishing. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Bookseller and WBD launch bookshop competition

The Bookseller is teaming up with World Book Day to launch a competition for bookshops. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Matt Lucas bookshop competition launches

Canongate has launched a singing competition to give bookshops the chance for author Matt Lucas to visit their shop. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-09-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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German indies launch online bookshop

Already dubbed by the media as a serious contender for Amazon, the new German online bookshop Genialokal.de will finally be launched on March 12th, the first day of the Leipzig Book Fair. The e-commerce platform promotes localism under the banner “fantastically local” and is an initiative of... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-03-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Workman Launches Campaign to Support Indie Bookstores

Workman Publishing has launched a campaign to encourage readers to buy books from their local independent bookstore this holiday season, under the slogan. "Shop Local NOW, So You Can Shop Local FOREVER." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Heywood Hill launches free books for life competition

London bookshop Heywood Hill has launched a competition to provide one book-lover with a free book every month for life.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-19 13:58:51 UTC ]
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Booksellers welcome UK arrival of indie-focused Bookshop site

Booksellers have generally reacted enthusiastically to news that the US indie-focused retail site Bookshop.org is launching in the UK this November, although some remain cautious. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-13 19:17:12 UTC ]
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Indie retail site Bookshop.org launching in UK

Bookshop.org, a retail site billed as a way for indies to counter Amazon’s online dominance, is coming to the UK in time for Christmas after smashing its US sales targets since launching in late January. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-11 06:49:17 UTC ]
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Firefly poet launches children's competition

A debut poet is encouraging children aged seven to 11 to write poems about their daydreams, for the chance to have theirs printed in his first collection.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-03 17:23:52 UTC ]
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Online bookshop launches for Mail readers

E-commerce firm Monwell has launched the Mail Bookshop with Associated Newspapers, the publisher of the Daily Mail and the Mail on Sunday. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-19 17:01:04 UTC ]
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Hodder Faith and St Andrew's Bookshop launch The Big Church Read

Hodder Faith, in partnership with mini-chain St Andrew’s Bookshop, will launch a national church book club this autumn, to be known as The Big Church Read. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-12 13:00:50 UTC ]
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Indie Hajar Press launches 'to tackle racism in publishing'

A new independent political press, run by and for people of colour, is to focus on tackling institutional racism in the industry.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-10 00:55:40 UTC ]
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Indie bookshop David's bought by staff

David’s Bookshop in Hertfordshire has been bought by its staff and remodelled as a John Lewis-style employee ownership trust. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-01 19:30:47 UTC ]
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Macmillan Launches Indie Bookstore Assistance Program

Macmillan Publishers will issue promotional terms intended to help independent bookstores recover from what it calls "the significant and calamitous impacts of Covid-19 on the channel." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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HBG Launches Indie Bookstore Assistance Program

Hachette Book Group is launching a new program to assist in the reopening of independent bookstores. The program is intended to help stores recover from the impact of Covid-19 on their businesses, as well as to aid them in reopening. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Two competitions launch for funny writing by children

Children’s author Guy Bass is launching a funny writing competition for children with his publisher Little Tiger called A Write Laugh. Meanwhile, a second comedy writing and performing arts competition for young people has recently been launched in memory of late children's author Louise... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-05 21:43:35 UTC ]
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Four indies launch virtual events programme

Four independent bookshops have pooled their knowledge and resources to organise a series of virtual events.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-09 02:25:23 UTC ]
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Indies Launch GoFundMe Campaigns to Survive Coronavirus Shutdown

Several indies have launched, with varying degrees of success, GoFundMe fundraising campaigns to help them raise funds to pay bills and employees during a national shutdown that may last for months. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-31 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie bookshop pre-orders boom as Mantel publication nears

Indie bookshops are cashing in on a pre-order boom for Hilary Mantel’s new book and are hosting everything from midnight openings to silent discos this week. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-01 15:13:26 UTC ]
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BA hails increase in indie bookshops for third consecutive year

The number of independent bookshops in the UK and Ireland has grown for the third consecutive year, according to new data from the Booksellers Association.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-09 17:00:46 UTC ]
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