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Booksellers warn over Christmas supplies amid UK lorry driver shortage
Shops build up stocks early to offset bottlenecks as publishers warn Brexit and pandemic are delaying distribution

Sarah Butler

07, Sep, 2021 @3:53 PM

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'Animals feared him': fake David Cameron memoir cover spotted in bookshop
Complete with endorsements from Donald Trump and Judy Murray, the parody jacket turned up in a branch of Foyles

Alison Flood

21, Oct, 2019 @12:46 PM

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Foyles sets up libraries for high-end retirement homes
The bookseller is moving into lending for the first time, supplying ‘hospitality-led’ luxury developments

Alison Flood

13, Aug, 2019 @11:34 AM

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Waterstones owner buys US chain Barnes & Noble
James Daunt will be chief of both chains after deal hailed as boost for real-world bookshops

Gwyn Topham

07, Jun, 2019 @2:11 PM

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'Leading the entertainment pack': UK print book sales rise again
Bestsellers including Michelle Obama’s Becoming cited as reasons for success, with industry voices praising sector for fourth consecutive year of growth

Alison Flood

03, Jan, 2019 @2:14 PM

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Michelle Obama topples David Walliams to secure Christmas No 1
The former first lady’s memoir Becoming sold 92,000 copies last week – well ahead of Walliams, who was the bestselling author for the previous two years

Alison Flood and Sian Cain

18, Dec, 2018 @5:38 PM

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Bookshops threatened with legal action over book about Malaysian 'playboy banker'
Free speech campaigners say letters sent to booksellers are attempt to ‘short-circuit legal process’

Jim Waterson media editor

14, Sep, 2018 @3:20 PM

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Waterstones buying Foyles isn't a bad thing – at least it's not Sports Direct | James Smythe
The giant company’s acquisition of the smaller chain continues the monopoly of British bookshops – but as long as booksellers are protected, it’s a good thing

James Smythe

07, Sep, 2018 @2:13 PM

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Waterstones buys Foyles 'in face of Amazon's siren call'
Takeover will make business better able to ‘champion pleasures of real bookshops’

Zoe Wood

07, Sep, 2018 @10:48 AM

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Guy Gunaratne: ‘I read writers who make me feel brave’
The London-born novelist talks about evoking the rhythm of the city, being longlisted for the Booker prize, and why Foyles means so much to his dad

Dan Hancox

25, Aug, 2018 @5:00 PM

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Book sales boom but authors report shrinking incomes
Calls for writers to reap rewards as British publishers enjoy record-breaking year

Danuta Kean

18, Jul, 2018 @11:01 PM

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Arthur C Clarke award goes to 'classic' novel exploring the limits of pregnancy
Anne Charnock’s novel Dreams Before the Start of Time, which focuses on changing reproductive science, hailed as ‘rich but unshowy’ by judges

Sian Cain

18, Jul, 2018 @8:00 PM

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