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Booktopia

Booktopia Archives

‘Little veins of gold’: How Tony Nash plans to grow Booktopia

After 18 years at the helm of Booktopia, Tony Nash is gearing up for a new role as the company’s first-ever chief growth...

Booktopia searches for new CEO after Tony Nash steps aside

The company described the trading environment for e-commerce companies as “volatile and unpredictable” and warned it exp...

From bankruptcy to the ASX: Booktopia CEO Tony Nash has seen it all

Recently named #3 in the 2022 Top 50 People in E-Commerce, the co-founder of Australia's leading online bookstore reflec...

Retail appointments of the week

Chanel hires former Unilever exec as global CEO; Ted Baker announces death of chairman; Kathmandu hires international GM...

Booktopia misled consumers on refunds for damaged, faulty items: ACCC

Booktopia is being taken to Federal Court after an ACCC investigation found it had misled consumers about their rights i...

Booktopia launches ebook subscription service

The subscription, which comes by way of the business’ partnership with Rakuten Kobo, is called Kobo Plus.

Booktopia looks to acquisition opportunities as profits double

“Our prospectus set some very ambitious targets for our first year as a listed company and I am very happy to report we ...

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.
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Retail appointments of the week

Bobux CEO steps down; Booktopia restructures marketing team; Boohoo appoints new fashion director

Booktopia restructures marketing team to reach broadening audience

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

‘Indecision is the hardest part’: Retailers react to Sydney lockdown 2.0

How Booktopia, Superdry, St Frock, BoozeBud and Beer Cartel are implementing lessons learnt in 2020.

Booktopia earnings double in third quarter

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

Booktopia seals academic book deal with Zookal

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

Accelerate and innovate: How Woolies, Decathlon were pushed by the pandemic to invest in tech

From scan-and-go to e-stores and warehouse robots, here are some of the cool initiatives that major retailers have launc...

Booktopia earnings up five-fold

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

“We’re a bookstore”: How retailers got caught up in Facebook’s news ban

Booktopia has lost touch with over 130,000 Facebook fans as part of the social network's controversial news ban.

Booktopia enjoys strongest December in its 16-year history

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

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.

Booktopia seeks $43 million to go public this December

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