Wakefield indie to shut bricks and mortar bookshop and move focus online

Wakefield indie Rickaro Books will close its bricks and mortar bookshop in March and move its focus to its website selling rare and antique books.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-07 01:28:46 UTC ]
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How a thriving indie bookseller is taking on Amazon's bricks-and-mortar insurgence

Ann Patchett reveals the route to her bestseller and how she'll battle Amazon. (Shop dogs help.) Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-10-31 20:02:20 UTC ]
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New Brick Lane bookshop focuses on women and non-binary writers

The award-winning Pages Bookshop in east London is opening a sister shop, dedicated to titles by women and non-binary writers, in the former space of French-English bookshop Caravansérail. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Big Green Bookshop to close physical shop and move online

The Big Green Bookshop is closing down its physical premises as owner Simon Key moves the business to online only, with "absolute monster" rates and rents forcing him to shut the bricks and mortar shop. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie Focus: Sly surprises in 'Support The Girls,' 'Searching' and 'The Bookshop'

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Hackney bookshop opens with indie focus

The people behind Camden Lock Books have opened a new independent bookshop in Hackney, east London. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Could online apps help save indie bookshops?

With fewer than 1,000 stores in the UK, a number of online initiatives are aiming to help shoppers find their way back to local independent bookshopsThe rise of online retailers and ebooks have had a devastating impact on the UK’s independent bookshops. According to the Booksellers Association,... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-12-08 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

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Derwent Bookshop latest indie to shut

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Wed, 24/08/2011 - 08:53 Derwent Bookshop in Cumbria has become the latest independent bookshop to signal its closure, blaming competition from other vendors, the existence of ebooks and internet bookselling for its demise. The Workington-based shop,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rebirth: how we moved the Jhalak Prize online

This year's Jhalak Prize winner will be announced online, a "scrappy, rough at the edges ‘ceremony’ with video clips, image cards and zoom chats". Continue reading at The Bookseller

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YA Authors Move Online

Debut and veteran novelists dive into the world of digital events amid the pandemic. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Bologna names Best Children's Publishers of the Year, as event moves online

The winners of the Bologna Prize for the Best Children's Publishers of the Year have been revealed as an online edition of the 57th Bologna Children's Book Fair (BCBF) launches, with Italian publisher Camelozampa named the winner in the Europe category. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-05 09:16:49 UTC ]
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Online Bookstore for Indies Reaches a New Milestone

Bookshop.org has reached a new milestone in generating revenue for independent bookstores. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-03-31 20:01:01 UTC ]
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Indie bookstore Powell's Books rehires more than 100 employees as online orders soar

Portland's beloved indie bookstore Powell's Books rehired more than 100 employees after seeing a surge in online orders. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-03-29 18:12:16 UTC ]
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Innovative indies find online silver lining as coronavirus closes stores

Indie bookshops are focusing on online sales and coming up with innovative ideas for business after the coronavirus crisis forced physical stores to close. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-25 17:14:30 UTC ]
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Authors and publishers get creative as book launches are moved online

In response to the coronavirus outbreak and government advice to socially distance, authors, readers and booksellers are thinking of new, exciting and creative ways to launch their books and keep readers engaged after in-person-events get cancelled.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-18 11:27:40 UTC ]
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In Wake of Pandemic, the 2020 Texas Library Association Annual Conference Moves Online

Like many conferences, this year's TLA annual conference has been canceled due to concerns over the spread of Covid-19. But organizers say they will use the setback as an opportunity to up their virtual programming game, and vow to come back strong in San Antonio next year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-13 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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New indie bookshop opens in Barnsley

A new independent bookshop has opened in Barnsley, run by a mother and son team who became fed up watching the big chains leave their town. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-19 02:33:27 UTC ]
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