A tightly focused strategy on maintaining margins has enabled WHSmith to persist after than two centuries at the heart of UK bookselling, inspiring admiration and ire alike.
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Foyles asked for advice on designing the bookshop of the future and several notable publishing personalities shared their ideas with Publishing Perspectives.
Describe what the ideal bookshop of the future looks like to you? Is it big or small? Does it offer ebooks an POD services? Use robot booksellers? Let us know.
Australia’s Bookworld has guaranteed that it will beat Amazon and other online competitors’ prices by 10%. But are they risking losing too much profit?
Florence’s English-language Paperback Exchange bookstore is as old as Christ was when he died and relies on the shop owners’ good taste—and that of its customers—to stay in business.
Tourists from around the world visit Scholastic’s bookstore in New York City to buy the big brands, books on NYC, as well as some surprising series.
Athenian bookseller Foteini Tsigarida discusses bringing her family business into the 21st century amid a disastrous economy in Greece.
A makeshift lending library has opened at the Occupy London protest outside St. Paul’s Cathedral. Several authors have donated work to show support.
London’s venerable Foyles is profitable, opening stores across the UK, and wants to go international. Chief Executive Sam Husain explains what comes next for the beloved brand.