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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.
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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...

Love of bookshops in a time of Amazon and populism

With the advent of Amazon, local booksellers will need to maintain an intimate knowledge of what will appeal to their cu...

The antithesis of Amazon is coming

In retail, it used to be about who you knew.

Newspower opens first concept stores

Newsagency marketing group launches new stores, aimed at generating revenue from 'every area in the store'.

Dymocks opens at Chadstone Shopping Centre

Physical books on the up as sales of e-books and e-readers decline.

Dymocks predicts strong Christmas

Record October sales and new releases a gift for Dymocks.

From The Source: Peter Knock, The Co-Op

Inside Retail sits down with Peter Knock, CEO of The Co-op.

Further declines for books

Book stores expected to see further falls this financial year.

Has the death of the bookshop been exaggerated?

How long will smaller bookshops survive, both overseas and in Australia?

Book store bucks the trend

A Perth bookseller is bucking the industry trend to expand its store footprint.

Co-op gives customers cash

Campus retailer offers cash to members for completing one task.

Supanews eyes super sales

Australian newsagency and stationery chain plans for digital domination.

Book chain shuts up shop

A retailer closing its chain of eight stores for good blasts Rundle Mall renovations.

Bookstore woes to continue

Report puts decline in bookstore revenue at close to 10 per cent a year.

New Co-op on the block

Australia’s largest member-owned retailer opens university store in Queensland.

Big W launches e-book site

Big W expands its reach into the book category with the launch of a new digital book download site.

Further falls predicted for book retailers

Report by IbisWorld indicates there's more pain in store for struggling book retailers, with revenue forecast to fall ev...

A place to dwell

Whoever said bookshops don’t have a future clearly hasn’t seen a stunning new concept in Guangzhou, China.