book2book

  booktrade.info

Search Booktrade.info:  


Friday 1st August

Book2book Home Book Trade News Trade Announcements Bestseller Lists About Booktrade.info

Britain's High Streets Reach 'Crisis Point'

Posted at 8:45AM Tuesday 13 Dec 2011

Like Book2book?

Upgrade to Professional Edition newsletters for just £3 a month

  • Formatted for reading on your mobile device or your desktop - you choose!
  • HTML emails with direct links to source stories
  • Extra content that doesn't appear on our web site
  • Desktop and Mobile editions are ad-free
All this and more when you subscribe to Book2book Professional Edition.

Click on the Subscribe button below to sign up now


More than 50% of total consumer spend is now off British high streets for the first time in history.

The shock statistic is revealed with the publication of a report compiled by retail expert Mary Portas.

She has come up with a plan to rejuvenate Britain's ailing high streets, some of which she claims are in crisis.

Sky

Portas report: key recommendations (Guardian)

and more in The Guardian

Booksellers Association Welcomes Mary Portas Enquiry into the High Street





Search the news archive:
 





More Book Trade News

Melbourne Publishing Startup Tablo Launches Author Social Network
www.itwire.com

Facebook may have a new book-based rival

Egmont Awarded Three Major Publishing Deals
www.printweek.com

books based on mobile games Doodle Jump and Temple Run

Warner Bros Names Harry Potter Global Franchise Development Team
www.screendaily.com

Team will be based in London and Burbank, and follows an expanded partnership between the studio and J.K. Rowling

Best Buy Admits Tablet PC Sales Are Crashing
goodereader.com

The tablet industry is currently on the downward trend

Author Wins Six-Figure Book Deal By Selling Copies From Bedroom
www.standard.co.uk

An author has secured a six-figure publishing deal after selling hundreds of thousands of books from her bedroom

2014 PEN Literary Award Winners
www.pen.org

PEN Awards celebrate some of the most outstanding voices in literature, spanning a wide array of genres and including both distinguished and emerging writers alike

Account Sign-In

Most Popular Stories

  1. Amazon Reveals What's Behind Its Feud With Hachette
  2. How Amazon Brought Publishing To Its Knees
  3. Author Wins Six-Figure Book Deal By Selling Copies From Bedroom
  4. 2014 PEN Literary Award Winners
  5. Best Buy Admits Tablet PC Sales Are Crashing
  6. Egmont Awarded Three Major Publishing Deals
  7. How Print Is Slowly Killing Publishers
  8. Prison Book Ban: Grayling Faces Flood Of Books As Campaigners Step Up Protest
  9. Warner Bros Names Harry Potter Global Franchise Development Team
  10. Amazon Announces $2 Billion Investment In India