Warsaw’s Publishers Mount Their Own Bookstore Chain in Poland

Answering the dominance of two bookstore chains' 400+ locations, Polish publishers create BookBook, their own chain, banking on 'the unique atmosphere of our bookstores.' The post Warsaw’s Publishers Mount Their Own Bookstore Chain in Poland appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

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After limiting his trips to independent bookstores during the pandemic, Europa Editions's editor-in-chief Michael Reynolds recently concluded a whirlwind tour of stores in the Lone Star State. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Books overboard! Supply chain headaches leave publishing all at sea

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Coronavirus Worklife: Russian Publishers See Bookstore Sales Plummet

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Publishing Organizations Urge Public to Support Bookstores

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BookExpo 2019: Bookstores Central to Publishing, Industry Powerhouses Say

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