Quarantining books and CDs each time they are touched by a customer is impractical and impossible, the owner of HMV said, as he insisted sensible use of hand sanitiser is the best way to guarantee the “thrill” of browsing remains.
With the Government announcing vast swathes of the high street can reopen from June 15, the PA news agency takes a look at some of the biggest names in retail and their plans on reopening.
All UK Waterstones stores have temporarily closed in order to protect staff and customers from the coronavirus outbreak.
A book about a schoolgirl who has feelings for another girl is on the shortlist for this year’s Waterstones Children’s Book Prize.
Crime fiction fans will have the opportunity to get books signed by a well-known local author.
‘We’re not second-class retailers’, Poundland hits out at Aberdeen councillor over new store criticism
Bosses at Poundland have hit out at an Aberdeen councillor following his comments on plans for a new store in the city centre.
A discount retailer is making plans to open in a former book shop on the city’s Union Street, The Evening Express can reveal.
Waterstones has named Greta Thunberg its author of the year for her book No One Is Too Small To Make A Difference.
A talk about a new book celebrating brave Scottish women is to take place in Aberdeen next month.
A collection of Greta Thunberg speeches will vie against Margaret Atwood’s The Testaments to be crowned book of the year.
Plans have been unveiled to divide a former Aberdeen bookshop.
An acclaimed Aberdeen author has rallied thousands of other writers to call for a bookseller to raise wages.
A debut novel inspired by the refugee crisis has won a children’s book award.
The north-east author of Rebel Cats will be hosting an event at an Aberdeen book shop tomorrow.
A national bookseller will be opening the shutters of its new Aberdeen store tomorrow.
A debut novel inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement has won the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize.
Work to convert a former clothing store into a bookshop and cafe is under way – and it’s expected to cost more than £600,000.
A young Aberdeen library member has won a national competition aimed at educating children about road safety.
Waterstones is poised to move its Aberdeen store away from Union Bridge.
Philip Pullman has described winning the Waterstones book of the year prize for his latest novel – La Belle Sauvage: The Book Of Dust Volume One – as having “cream as well as apple pie”.
A new scheme has been launched to help inform the public on how to tackle climate issues.
Philip Pullman’s latest novel is on the shortlist for this year’s coveted title of Waterstones Book Of The Year.
Hundreds of Tom Hanks fans from around the UK flooded to a London bookshop to meet the actor as he signed copies of his debut book Uncommon Type.
A NEW sandwich and coffee shop has lodged plans to create an outdoor eating area.