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Books & stationery

Books & stationery Archives

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.
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Popular bookstore at Thomson Plaza closes doors

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

Majestic: China’s Guiyang Zhongshuge bookstore recognised

The new Zhongshuge store in Guiyang has been recognised in Architectural Digest as being among the world’s most majestic...

Waterstones parent to buy Barnes & Noble

The parent of British bookseller Waterstones, Elliott Management, will purchase Barnes & Noble for about US$683 million.

Stationery retailer Smiggle targets Asia

Vibrant stationery retailer Smiggle is expanding within Asia following a record global performance reaching 34.8 per cen...

Original Kinokuniya Singapore bookstore to close

The first Kinokuniya Singapore bookstore will close soon.

Eslite Taipei bookstore to close

Eslite Taipei, the world’s first 24-hour bookstore, is scheduled to shut down next year.