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Books & stationery

Books & stationery Archives

Miniso eyes US listing, valuing it at US$10.18 billion

Chinese discount-goods merchandiser eyeing an IPO in the US which could raise up to US$562.4 million.
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Should bookstores really be an essential service?

Some CEOs believe bookstores should be an essential service and are lobbying the Victorian Government to allow them to r...

Booktopia sales spike 28 per cent as lockdown feeds book lovers

Bookseller shipped 30,000 items a day in FY20.

Moleskine’s new CEO discusses creativity and the brand’s plans for Asia

CEO Daniela Riccardi says one of the core priorities of a five-year plan she has drafted for Moleskine globally will be ...

Premier Retail’s sales slump in second half

As with much of the retail industry however, online sales skyrocketed.
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Australian Geographic kiosks to appear in QBD Books this week

Kiosks come as QBD outlines refurbishment plans for store network.

Dymocks announces new managing director

Ex-Oroton CEO Mark Newman to head up book retailer.

Which products and categories are booming?

Providers of home office tech and booksellers are just some of the businesses that have benefited from the new world ord...

Booktopia launches loyalty program

The online bookstore is rewarding customers who spend $30 for every three months.

Dymocks opens new store in Brisbane

Book retailer opens largest bookstore in Queensland.

Booktopia raises $20 million in bid to become Australia’s biggest bookseller

Online bookstore reveals major investment one week after buying the Co-Op.

Booktopia buys failed Co-Op bookshop business

The acquisition is expected to increase the online retailer’s share of the huge textbook market.

Co-Op enters voluntary administration on collapsing textbook sales

Textbook sales fell 40 per cent on last year.

Independent bookstores make a comeback

Bookstores are resurging by offering experiences e-commerce cannot provide.

Booktopia: The next chapter

A candid conversation with founder and CEO Tony Nash.

How stationery is thriving in the digital age

The retailers around the world taking advantage of this trend.

Booktopia to start printing books

In-house printing will enable the retailer to compete with discount chains on price.

Montblanc unveils new store design with ink bar, digital corner

Montblanc unveils a new store design that is all about modern luxury.

Booktopia expires crowdfunding plan, pursues external funding

Biggest ever crowdfunding attempt ends early.