8 Bookshops in New York That Your Inner Hipster Will Love

New York is home to a range of people and cultures and is one of the perfect places for inspiration. Book shops abound in the city, and opportunities to read can be found in Central Park or in one of its many cafes.  What makes the eight book shops on this list special is that … Read more

6 Unusual Bookshops You Absolutely Have to See to Believe

What makes a book shop unusual? Its size? Its location? What it offers?  Here are six of the most unusual bookshops in the world. They are not limited to language or region, so if you are an intrepid reader who loves travelling, you can find inspiration for your next few holidays here.  Related: 7 of … Read more

The Well-Stocked Book Shop

One of the more rewarding moments for booksellers is getting the perfect book to its perfect reader. Sometimes this can be done months before the book is actually released when the book buyer is pouring over the catalogues filled with hundreds or even thousands of titles from multiple publishers. Choosing the books for your store … Read more

5 After School Programs That Are Perfect for Your Local Bookshop

Does your local book shop run classes and activities after school? Often, there are programs for holidays, but many book shops also have classes in the afternoon after school. These are not just random classes; they are programs that are perfect for your local bookshop on a permanent basis. The only problem might be the … Read more

Why Did Amazon Fail to Kill the Independent Bookstore Industry?

“Independent bookstores provide a story of hope for community-led businesses” – Ryan L. Raffaelli. In 1995, when Amazon appeared on the bookselling scene, analysts predicted that it was the doom of the independent bookselling industry. Indeed, there was a significant decline in the number of Independent bookstores across the USA. With Amazon offering a seemingly … Read more