An article by The Independent discusses the fortunes and management moves of three big bookselling chains.
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An article in The Listener assessing the impact of Borders opening in Auckland. In an interesting pair of forecasts, Flying Pig founder predicts independent bookstores as the likely losers, while…
A few weeks after Bloomsbury published Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J K Rowling, this article by Noel O’Hare about deep-discounting, loss-leading and counter-strategies used by various…
An article about costs for the second printing of Wrestling with the Angel: A Life of Janet Frame by Michael King. Contrasts are made with the price-slashing of Harry Potter…
Article in the Evening Post about the imminent collapse of book-website Flying Pig. Contains speculation about various other online schemes, none of which seem to have lasted.
Iain Sharp writes about bookshops in the Sunday Star-Times: “…many take books seriously. My idea of the perfect holiday is driving the length and breadth of the country, checking out…
Linda Herrick of the Weekend Herald runs a service and backlist test over Auckland bookshops as Borders enters the scene.
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