As online retailers captured some 70 percent of book sales in the Chinese market, researchers say 2019 saw a downturn of almost 7 percent in new titles.
The annual meeting of BISG in April will hear Barnes & Noble and Waterstones’ James Daunt in a keynote address around supply chain issues.
Highlighting gains made by the ‘human sciences’ amid social unrest in France, booksellers also cite a strong showing in comics.
The trade association for the UK’s booksellers says that following 20 years of decline, its membership counts 890 independent member-shops on its roster.
The London Book Fair’s Trailblazer Awards for publishing professionals younger than 30 has a longlist of 31 contenders in its fifth year of operation.
With a five-point set of goals for working conditions, workers in McNally Jackson’s three bookstores and two stationery stores vote to unionize.
This weekend marks Kobo’s first decade. CEO Michael Tamblyn looks at how his far-flung international retail success is a former startup ‘still standing.’
According to a new report from BookNet Canada, 14 percent of Canadian book buyers belong to a book club, up from 7 percent last year.
Seeing Barnes & Noble stores’ character ‘crushed’ by the corporate ‘opulence’ of American business, James Daunt says the chain must ‘rip out the boring.’
Citing heavy competition in online retail, two major book publishers in Poland have created an online bookstore of their own called Inverso.