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Books & stationery

Books & stationery Archives

Iconic US stationer to close all of its physical stores

US stationery retailer Papyrus is preparing to close all of its more than 260 physical stores throughout the country.

UK stationery brand Paperchase launches in Malaysia and Singapore

British stationery brand Paperchase is now selling in Malaysia at selected MPH bookstores.

Bookstore and cafe blend with a library in Hangzhou, China

The new Yue Library in Hangzhou by Chinese firm Beijing Fenghemuchen Space Design is described as a “shared space integr...

Taiwanese bookstore chain Eslite to open outlet in Tokyo

Taiwan’s Eslite bookstore chain is set to launch its first outlet in Tokyo this week.

MPH Bookstores back with new concept store

New MPH store launches in Singapore two months after closing its last outlet

Zhongshuge Minhang bookstore features grand book hall

A new bookstore in Shanghai’s Minhang District has been featured on for its remarkable design.

Duoyun Books’ flagship in Shanghai is 52 floors above ground

Design firm Wutopia Lab has designed a unique “books above clouds” store in Shanghai's tallest building for Duoyun Books...

Cafes, bookstores in China riding wave of creative boom

China’s cultural and creative industries are entering a positive era, according to a new report by Mintel, Cultural And ...

MPH Bookstore may quit Singapore

Malaysia’s MPH Bookstore may exit Singapore, closing its last outlet by September.
Photo of Popular bookstore

Popular bookstore at Thomson Plaza closes doors

The Popular bookstore at Thomson Plaza has closed after 31 years.