Istanbul’s Mephisto Bookstore bustles with business and proves there is hip, happening indie bookselling all over the world.
Heywood Hill bookstore in London has come up with a novel approach to sell books – it has appointed its first bookseller-at-large in Asia.
Poland is dominated by two major bookselling chains, but the city of Krakow is offering support to small, indie booksellers to preserve cultural heritage.
If Foyle’s London Bookstore of the Future failed, it would signal the end, but one year on the store is thriving, with week on week sales hikes of 5-20% .
Singapore-based Page One’s new bookstore concept in Hong Kong started by looking at what readers loved in books and building from there, says CEO Mark Tan.
The owner of the award-winning Catarina Marina bookstore discusses the day-to-day struggle of selling books to children in Mexico.
Fashion brand Club Monaco has enlisted The Strand bookstore to decorate its flagship store with books, creating a store-within-a-store.
Richard Kemp has opened 3 independent UK bookstores and wants to help others open 1,000 more. Here are his top tips for getting started.
Writer Kate Brittain has created a one-stop database of America’s independent bookstores, Better Place to Buy Books. She estimates that there are over 2,300 indie bookstores in the USA.
Publishers simply cannot function without independent bookstores, notes Tom Roberge of New Directions as he reflects on the Amazon/Hachette battle