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Books & stationery

Books & stationery Archives

Officeworks partners with Canva to grow personalised design offer

Thousands of new templates and designs created by Canva are now available in Officeworks’ Print & Create offering.

Booktopia furthers investment in publishing with Welbeck ANZ

Booktopia sets sights on becoming a publishing powerhouse, forming a strategic partnership with a UK-based publisher.

Booktopia restructures marketing team to reach broadening audience

Book business prepares to reach new customers as it weighs up future acquisitions.

Amazon launches on-demand paperback printing to power Australian book sales

Amazon hopes to speed up deliveries to customers as well as cut out the need for storing surplus books.

Premier Investments to return $15.6m in JobKeeper

Now that macro-economic trading conditions have stabilised, the business is comfortable returning the handout.

Booktopia earnings double in third quarter

The continued rise in online shopping has delivered online bookseller Booktopia another strong period, with third quarte...

Facebook set to announce new audio products – Recode

The announcement will be made on Monday but some products will not show up for a while, the report added.

Booktopia seals academic book deal with Zookal

The company's agreement with Zookal covers approximately $22 million of annual sales and 185,000 titles.

Premier Investments profit up 88.9 per cent in first half

Chairman Solomon Lew put it down to the “skills and dedication of [Premier’s] entire global team”.

Booktopia earnings up five-fold

The business is looking at bolt-on acquisitions across APAC as a means to further grow its reach.

Booktopia enjoys strongest December in its 16-year history

The business saw unaudited EBITDA improve fivefold to $8 million during the first half.

Staples makes US$2.1 billion bid for rival Office Depot

Nearly five years after the FTC scuttled a merger plan, US giants try again.
book store

Behind the success of Japanese retailer Books Kinokuniya

Where many megastores around the world have faltered amid competition from online retailers and ebooks, Books Kinokuniya...

Booktopia completes ASX listing, raising $43.1 million

The initial share offer raised $43.1 million for the online bookseller.

Booktopia bets on robots to build on bumper year

The business is investing in warehouse automation to potentially quadruple efficiency.

How the world’s oldest bookstores are surviving during Covid

These beloved bookstores may have been around for decades — centuries in some cases — but now they're finding new ways t...
art and craft

Craft is cool. Retailers, get on board

More and more young people are turning to crafting for stress relief or to save costs on home renos. It’s good news for ...

Booktopia seeks $43 million to go public this December

The business launched a prospectus to launch on the ASX this holiday season.

Officeworks to be run on renewable energy within five years

The business outlined its next five years of sustainable practices.

QBD Books launches two new stores in Melbourne

At a time when most businesses are rationalizing store count and easing back into retail trade in Melbourne, QBD Books h...