Welcome to the Bookspeed Blog! We have big plans to share so much with our customers about us as a company, trends, key books and everything in between. Here at HQ, we have a wealth of knowledge accumulated from working in the industry for over 30 years and we thought it was about time we shared it with you.  


What to expect when you work with Bookspeed

1st February 2023

Taking on a new supplier or product can sometimes feel like a leap of faith, especially if you’re new to selling books. To understand Bookspeed better, we wanted to share some aspects of our service that our customers most appreciate.

Inside the trend - biophilic exercise

17th January 2023

For this month’s Inside the Trend blog, we unpack the appetite for biophilic exercise and how it’s fueling popularity for a range of outdoor activities.

Talking shop with the Natural History Museum

13th January 2023

We spoke to Natural History Museum buyer Ben Gibson to find out what helps them to boost sales.

What retailers can expect in 2023

6th January 2023

We look at how the retail landscape could evolve in 2023.

Key themes for spring and summer

13th December 2022

We’ll be sharing our spring/summer ranges at the trade fairs in early 2023, but until then, here is a taster of the themes that will feature prominently in next season’s ranges.

Inside the trend - home entertaining

6th December 2022

For this month's "Inside the Trend" we look at how home entertaining is changing and share some book suggestions to help your customers raise their hosting game.

Inside the trend - foraging

11th November 2022

For this month’s Inside the trend blog we take a look at why foraging has grown in popularity and recommend some books on the topic.

Five perfect product partners for books

8th November 2022

Whether you are looking to curate inspirational gift bundles or are considering adding books to your product ranges for the first time, here are some suggestions that might just spark the beginning of a beautiful relationship.

Talking shop with Papyrus

31st October 2022

In our new Talking Shop blog series, we chat books, retail and community with long-standing customer Fiona from Papyrus in the West End of Glasgow.

Inside the trend - witchcraft

7th October 2022

In our new blog series, we pick a trend, dissect it, make sense of it, and help you decide if it’s something you need to get on board with. This October, we look at witchcraft.

Five Christmas retail trends to plan for

21st September 2022

How will consumers shop differently this Christmas? We share our thoughts and insights on how to prepare for the festive season in a challenging year.

Our trade show top 10

15th September 2022

Our round-up of the top 10 most popular books and games from the September trade shows.

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