Waterstones to launch bookselling certificate

Waterstones is set to launch a UK “industry first” professional qualification in... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-02-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Bookseller launches annual Christmas trading survey for indies

The Bookseller is inviting independent bookshops across the UK and Ireland to complete its annual Christmas trading survey. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-20 17:57:32 UTC ]
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Bookselling still not 'particularly diverse' say trade figures, as New Futures project launches

Bookselling is still “not particularly diverse” say trade figures, as a scheme launches to help entrepreneurs from underrepresented communities start bookshops. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-09 08:43:41 UTC ]
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BA launches action group to improve diversity in bookselling

The Booksellers Association is launching an Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Action Group, as part of its work to improve diversity within bookselling and the wider trade. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-10 15:18:27 UTC ]
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Biblioasis Launches Bookseller Series

The Ontario-based publisher and independent bookstore has soft-launched a series of chapbooks by booksellers, for booksellers, aimed at sparking discussion and debate about important issues in the trade. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookseller launches crowdfund for children's book donation

A bookseller in Wetherby, West Yorkshire, has launched a crowdfund to donate books to children who receive free school meals.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-28 17:56:42 UTC ]
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Rayner and Muse launch Bookselling Research Network

Two academics with a background in bookselling are launching the Bookselling Research Network, an organisation bringing booksellers, researchers and associations together to celebrate and explore bookselling past, present and future. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-20 14:48:13 UTC ]
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The Bookseller and Spread the Word launch survey for small presses

The Bookseller and writer development charity Spread the Word have launched a survey of small independent presses to assess the financial pressures they are under as a result of the coronavirus lockdown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-04 09:12:42 UTC ]
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The Bookseller's Library of the Year Award launches despite lockdown

The Bookseller's Library of the Year Award is returning for a third year, celebrating the vital contribution libraries make to their communities—despite the temporary closure forced on public library buildings during the coronavirus lockdown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-16 03:38:23 UTC ]
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Unemployed NYC Booksellers Launch Online Bookstore

More than a dozen out-of-work booksellers in New York City have launched The Bookstore at the End of the World on Bookshop.org, to "make money doing what they do best." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade trio launches £10,000 crowdfunder for booksellers hit by Covid-19 crisis

Three members of the trade have launched a £10,000 crowdfunder raising money for hardship grants to help booksellers hit by the coronavirus crisis. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-23 07:43:54 UTC ]
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Trade rallies to launch emergency hardship funds for authors and booksellers

The trade has pulled together to launch a series of emergency measures to support authors and booksellers affected financially as a result of the coronavirus outbreak.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-19 17:45:38 UTC ]
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Row as Barnes Children's Literature Festival chooses Waterstones as official bookseller

An indie bookshop which was the official bookseller of the Barnes Children’s Literature Festival has been replaced by organisers in favour of Waterstones. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-14 03:02:58 UTC ]
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Waterstones and Fourth Estate to launch The Mirror & The Light gift card

Waterstones and Fourth Estate will team up this Christmas to create a gift card celebrating Hilary Mantel’s eagerly-awaited The Mirror & The Light, the first time the chain has created a gift card for a specific title. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-20 19:54:20 UTC ]
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Atwood greeted by cheers at Testaments midnight Waterstones launch

Margaret Atwood officially launched her follow-up to The Handmaid’s Tale, The Testaments (Chatto & Windus), to cheers of delight at a packed-out Waterstones Piccadilly last night. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-09 17:45:08 UTC ]
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BA launches final round of £50k diversity fund grants for booksellers

The Booksellers Association (BA) has launched the last of three rounds of Diversity & Inclusiveness Grants for its members. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-09 16:43:33 UTC ]
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Ex-Waterstones bookseller shortlisted for 2019 National Short Story Award

Donald Trump and the #MeToo movement are some of the themes dominating the 20019 National Short Story Award shortlist, which features all-female writers for a sixth time. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-06 17:33:37 UTC ]
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Waterstones bookseller stole £11k through loyalty card 'tricks'

A Waterstones bookseller has been given a suspended prison sentence after stealing more than £11,000 from the retail chain by tampering with its loyalty cards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Patterson launches bookseller bursary

Author James Paterson is launching a Young Bookseller Special Achievement Award in association with the Booksellers Association. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-12 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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