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BA and retailers demand business rate reform to save UK high street

The Booksellers Association has joined forces with more than 50 UK retailers to demand changes to the business rates system in a bid to save the high street.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-12 17:07:43 UTC ]
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BA urges indies to compete for Britain’s Best Small Shop of 2019

The Booksellers Association is rallying indie bookshops to put themselves forward for Britain’s Best Small Shop of 2019 following last year's win for The Main Street Trading Company. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-24 11:19:31 UTC ]
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Bookselling Groups Ready Green Initiatives

The U.K.'s Booksellers Association is working with the ABA and the Australian Bookseller Association to develop a manifesto detailing environmentally friendly practices for the book business. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BA urges trade to reduce environmental impact in green manifesto

The Booksellers Association is calling on the trade to reduce its environmental impact and take the lead in sustainability and eco-friendly initiatives as it reveals its green manifesto. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-22 18:59:42 UTC ]
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Lessons from Australia

Booksellers Association m.d. Meryl Halls shares her thoughts on collaboration between the UK and Australian bookselling sectors, after delivering the keynote address to the Australian BA Conference in Melbourne last week. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-05 05:42:29 UTC ]
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Lambeth indie bookshop closure highlights fragility of UK high street, says BA

Independent bookshop Travelling Through has shut down following five years of trade, as Booksellers Association m.d. Meryl Halls says the closure has highlighted how "fragile our high streets are".  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-25 00:29:42 UTC ]
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Trade celebrates Independent Bookshop Week

Independent Bookshop Week is in full swing with events up and down the country as Booksellers Association research reveals 82% of indie booksellers had a different career prior to owning or working in their bookshop.   Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-17 02:50:48 UTC ]
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'Level the playing field': BA urges Treasury Select Committee to reform business rates

Booksellers Association m.d. Meryl Halls has urged the Treasury Select Committee to "level the playing field" and reform business rates.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-21 22:14:38 UTC ]
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DK invites booksellers to head office in BA scheme

The Booksellers Association and DK have unveiled the second year of the DK Day initiative, with booksellers invited to DK's head office for a special look at the creative process. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Patterson launches bookseller bursary

Author James Paterson is launching a Young Bookseller Special Achievement Award in association with the Booksellers Association. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie bookshop numbers rise for second consecutive year

The Booksellers Association has reported a second year of growth in its independent bookshop membership, with 15 new shops joining the trade body in 2018. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lucy Strange novel is BA’s children’s book of the month

Our Castle by the Sea by Lucy Strange (Chicken House) is January’s Independent Booksellers’ Children’s Book of the Month, chosen by the Booksellers Association’s children’s bookselling group. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BA exec chairman hails booksellers bucking high street trend

The executive chairman of the Booksellers Association has called for positivity in the year ahead as he says booksellers are bucking the trend of high street closures.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade bodies unite to issue guidelines tackling harassment in the workplace

The first sector-wide commitments to tackle harassment across publishing and bookselling have been published, following a joint effort from the Association of Authors’ Agents, the Booksellers Association, the Publishers Association and the Society of Authors. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BA launches Independent Children’s Book of the Month Scheme

The Booksellers Association is launching an indie Children’s Book of the Month promotion following on from last year’s Children’s Book of the Season campaign. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookshop Day 'went brilliantly', say booksellers

Bookshops up and down the country say they saw footfall increase on Saturday thanks to the Bookshop Day campaign, organised by Booksellers Association. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sarpong, Porter and du Beke among Bookshop Day authors

June Sarpong, Sophie Mackintosh, Anton du Beke and Max Porter are some of the authors preparing to take part in this year's Bookshop Day on Saturday 6th October, according to The Booksellers Association, whose "unmissable" line-up also has children running bookshops, alongside poetry karaoke,... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Chris Riddell picture book is BA autumn choice

Once Upon A Wild Wood by Chris Riddell (Macmillan Children's Books) has been chosen by the Booksellers Association's Children’s Bookselling Group as its next Independent Booksellers Children’s Book of the Season. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade bodies welcome European Parliament’s vote for draft copyright directive

The Publishers Association, the Booksellers Association and the Society of Authors have all welcomed the European Parliament for voting in favour of the new copyright directive but expressed concerns that the UK will leave the EU before the directive becomes law. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Zephaniah and Heffernan to headline BA Conference

Writer and activist Benjamin Zephaniah and TED speaker Margaret Heffernan are set to deliver the keynote speeches at the Booksellers Association’s conference next month. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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