Mondadori Point

New Mondadori Point in franchising opens in the centre of Capo d’Orlando

After eight months of inactivity, the historic Point in Capo d’Orlando (ME) has reopened its doors under the format and concept of the Mondadori Store, the largest network of bookstores in Italy. The official opening to the public – Monday 27 November – will be preceded by the official opening on Sunday 26 November from 6.30 p.m., with local dignitaries in attendance.

“We are proud and honoured to reopen the store in Capo d’Orlando, which has always been a meeting place and a reference point for the entire district since 1965,” said Mondadori Store franchisee, Anna Emanuela Coci, former owner of an independent stationery store. “After an eight-month closure, and with the support of Mondadori Store, we will revive the bookshop with commitment, passion, and determination. We intend to offer our customers a wide range, not only of books, but also of cultural events that will attract all the public in the area”, finished Coci.

Capo d’Orlando’s Mondadori Point, operated as a franchise, is part of the greater network project to create a real cultural network throughout Italy and offer meeting and gathering places for readers of all ages. Thanks to a team of professional booksellers who will guide customers in their choices, satisfying their reading tastes, and also due to its strategic and central location, which offers the possibility of organising book signings and literary events, the Capo d’Orlando bookstore provides the public with a centre exclusively dedicated to the world of books, culture and entertainment.

The store, which has a surface area of approximately 90 metres square, focuses mainly on books, with a selection of about 4,000 titles, ranging from the great classics to best sellers, including fiction, non-fiction and other categories. And for young readers, there’s the We are Junior format, which includes educational and illustrated games to stimulate the imagination with the strangest stories, as well as the innovative Just Comics department, dedicated to manga and comics. To expand the store’s offer, there is also an area dedicated to stationery products, gift boxes, gift cards and a selection of eReaders.

The Capo d’Orlando bookstore also serves readers online: customers can stay updated on all the initiatives planned through its Instagram page. They can also get in touch with the bookstore via the digital services on to check for the availability of a book, order it and pick it up at the store by choosing from a catalogue of over 1 million titles.


The new Mondadori Point is part of the renewal and development plan of Mondadori Store, the largest bookstore network in Italy, with more than 500 stores in cities and smaller towns. A cultural network active throughout the country and also online with the e-commerce site Mondadoristore.itand the bookclub formula, which, in addition to books – the core of the offer –, provides entertainment, events and multichannel services, to reach more than 20 million customers every year.

Mondadori Point Bookstore Capo d’Orlando
Address: Piazza Matteotti 8, 98071 Capo d’Orlando (ME)
Opening hours: Mon–Sat 9:00-13:00/16:30-21:00; Sun 17:00-21:00
Tel: 0941.1830396 / 347.7330839 / 349.1038253
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A new Mondadori Point Bookstore opens in Alcamo

On Thursday 4 August a new Mondadori Point will open in Alcamo (in the Sicilian province of Trapani). The bookstore will be officially opened at 6:30 p.m. with an event to be attended by the mayor Domenico Surdi and the parish priest, together with numerous local booklovers.

Located in Corso VI Aprile, the first Mondadori bookstore in Alcamo will provide a new point of reference for the city’s cultural life, thanks to its rich offer and a calendar of events and meetings with authors.

«I am ready to begin this new adventure and to share it with everyone who, like me, always finds a friend when they look through the pages of a book,» said Luana Rappa, a bookseller affiliated with the Mondadori Store network.

The new Mondadori Point store in Alcamo has a catalogue of more than 10,000 volumes covering fiction, non-fiction, and the great classics. The offer also extends to comics and manga with the special Just Comics section, and caters for children and adolescents in the We Are Junior area, which includes toys as well as books. The assortment is completed with a range of top-quality stationery items.

The Mondadori Point bookstore in Alcamo also serves readers online: customers will be able to contact the store and keep up with initiatives and events through its Facebook and Instagram pages and make use of the digital services of to check the availability of a book from a catalogue of more than 1 million titles, order it and pick it up in the store.



Corso VI Aprile, 188 – Alcamo (TP)

Opening times: mon – sat 9:00 – 13:00; 16:00 – 19:30 / closed on sun


Tel: 092 4186 0459

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Mondadori Store: ten new franchised bookstores

New in stores to open in Campania, Puglia, Lazio, Sicily and Marche

Mondadori Store, Italy’s most extensive chain of bookshops, will expand its network of franchised stores with a plan of new openings that is mainly focused on the central and southern regions of the country.

Ten new stores will open this summer, increasing the unique offer – in Campania, Puglia, Lazio, Sicily and Marche – of books, reading recommendations, activities and events with personalities from the worlds of literature, music and entertainment that characterises Mondadori Store bookshops.

“In recent months our booksellers have been working energetically to ensure that Italian families continue to have access to our editorial offer, confirming, once again, the important socio-cultural role of bookshops.
Today, our commitment to sustaining and supporting the diffusion of book and reading is made even more concrete thanks to new entrepreneurs who have chosen to be part of the Mondadori Store network at a particularly important time for the country’s entire economic and social system,” declared  Carmine Perna, chief executive of Mondadori Retail.

In both large cities and small towns, the Mondadori Group company that manages the bookshop chain extensively covers the whole country and every year serves – between its stores and on the web site – over 20 million customers.
The model focuses on the quality of the buying experience, multichannel services and events, with the needs of the customer-reader always at the centre.

So, the news from the Mondadori Store network includes, the opening in the coming days of the new Mondadori Bookstore del Vomero, in a new location in Naples: a large bookstore on three floors, in the heart of the Vomero district. The reopening of the store in Naples adds to the recently inaugurated store in Cava De’ Tirreni (Salerno) inside the Cavese shopping mall. July will see a new Mondadori Bookstore in Santa Maria Capua Vetere (Caserta) in the main street in the centre of the town, and a Mondadori Point in the historic centre of Angri (Salerno).

Another three shops will open in July in Puglia with new Mondadori Points in the centre of Gravina di Puglia (Bari) and Alberobello (Bari), and a new Mondadori Bookstore in the main street in the historic centre of Francavilla Fontana (Brindisi).

Other regions that have seen the opening of new franchised Mondadori Bookstores include: in Lazio, where there is now also a Mondadori Bookstore in the Boccea area of Rome; in Sicily, with located in the centre of the city on the seafront; in Marche with the opening of a Mondadori Bookstore in Fermo, in the pedestrian precinct of the city’s historic medieval centre.