While Waterstones staff struggle to pay their bills Waterstones won’t increase their wages until shops reopen.
Bloomsbury, the book publisher of the Harry Potter franchise, has announced record sales and profits thanks to the popularity of new titles such as Tom Kerridge’s latest cookbook, this despite the ongoing supply chain issues affecting the UK. The company said that the increase in reading during the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic led people to “rediscover … Continue reading “The Harry Potter publisher Bloomsbury has reported record profits despite supply chain issues”
Bookstores across the UK are currently reporting a large boom in sales since readers have been able to return to their stores after the lock-down. This boom comes with the first avalanche of Christmas titles being released, and the result is their best first week of September since records began. New books from authors including … Continue reading “UK bookshops report record breaking week”
The 3rd of September us due to be a very busy day for the world of literature. Around 600 brand new books are scheduled to be released in just one day, that’s around an increase of 33% compared to last year. This kind of deluge is unprecedented and gives new meaning to the phrase ‘over-crowded … Continue reading “Literary world braces for 600 books to be published on one day”