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Two Indie Booksellers Associations Join Forces for Fall Conference

In lieu of in-person gatherings, the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance and the New Atlantic Independent Booksellers Association will host a combined virtual conference from September 21-25. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Booksellers Association to buy Bertline

The Booksellers Association is buying Bertrams' bookselling system Bertline, in order to support independent retailers. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-27 04:47:23 UTC ]
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BA calls for trade support as bookshops gear up for 15th June reopening

The Booksellers Association has called for publishers to support the sector in getting back to business after Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced yesterday (25th May) that stores could reopen from 15th June. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-26 03:20:25 UTC ]
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BA 'concerned' by postponement of business rates revaluation

The Booksellers Association has said it is concerned by the government's decision to postpone its planned business rates revaluation. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-07 01:50:55 UTC ]
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Coronavirus Worklife: In Tbilisi, Publishers Appeal to Government

Predicting a loss of US$3.8 million by the end of this month, the Georgian Publishers and Booksellers Association issues a list of nine urgent requests. The post Coronavirus Worklife: In Tbilisi, Publishers Appeal to Government appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-05-04 10:30:58 UTC ]
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BA conference postponed to November

The Booksellers Association annual conference and Gardners Trade Show have been postponed until November owing to the coronavirus pandemic. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-03 07:50:39 UTC ]
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U.K. Booksellers Call for Government Help

With sales at some bookstores down by as much as 80% since the outbreak of the coronavirus, the U.K. Booksellers Association has written to the Chancellor of the Exchequer outlining steps the government can take to support the industry. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BA calls on government to support sector with retail space 'furloughing'

The Booksellers Association has written to Chancellor Rishi Sunak asking for a series of measures to support booksellers during the Covid-19 crisis, including allowing retail spaces to be "furloughed" and help to keep the supply chain open.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-28 12:49:34 UTC ]
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MIBA Cancels Spring Forum, GLIBA Donates to #SaveIndieBookstores

The Midwest Independent Booksellers Association has officially canceled its spring forum road trip to Bayfield, Wisc., on June 1-2, while the Great Lakes Independent Booksellers Association has donated $5,000 to #SaveIndieBookstores. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BA criticises Amazon for 'ill-judged' hardship fund donation

The Booksellers Association (BA) has branded Amazon's £250,000 donation to a booksellers hardship fund an “ill-judged attempt to mitigate a decades-long campaign to undermine the bookselling sector”. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-24 16:27:46 UTC ]
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Amazon revealed as mystery £250,000 donor to UK bookshops

Fundraiser for retailers facing hardship during the coronavirus pandemic reveals that benefactor is internet giant widely blamed for trade’s declineAmazon, the internet retail giant vilified for years as public enemy No 1 to booksellers, has been revealed as the surprise mystery benefactor that... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-04-23 11:37:33 UTC ]
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In Tbilisi, Georgia Plans World Book and Copyright Day Online

On April 23, the Georgian Publishers and Booksellers Association expects to stream a busy World Book and Copyright Day program. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson ‘Uniting Our Forces’ n Tbilisi, the Georgian Publishers and Booksellers Association chair Gvantsa Jobava has... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-04-14 04:30:28 UTC ]
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Midwestern Booksellers Step Up Virtual Get-Togethers

The Great Lakes Independent Booksellers Association and Midwest Independent Booksellers Association are both stepping up efforts to keep members in their far-flung regions connected with weekly Zoom conference calls. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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GLIBA Director Larry Law's Letter on His Experience Surviving the Coronavirus

Great Lakes Independent Booksellers Association executive director Larry Law opens up in a letter to members about his experience with the new coronavirus as a public service. Law is recovering in quarantine. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookseller Covid-19 crowdfunder backed by PRH and BA

A crowdfunder set up by the trade to raise money for booksellers affected by the Covid-19 pandemic has increased its target to £100,000 after Penguin Random House and the Booksellers Association pledged support. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-25 19:31:47 UTC ]
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Covid-19 forces widespread bookshop closures as major publishers go remote

The impact of the coronavirus has seen the Booksellers Association issue a rallying cry to the trade, as many publishers enforce home working to safeguard staff. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-19 23:39:55 UTC ]
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'It's time to pull together', BA urges trade to support high street bookselling

The Booksellers Association is calling on customers and the trade to rally behind retailers and support bookshops, as the coronavirus outbreak hits the high street.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-17 03:39:11 UTC ]
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Publishing attempts to keep things on track after the coronavirus outbreak

Publishers are exploring flexible working arrangements with their staff as fears over the coronavirus grow, with the Booksellers Association warning that it is “extremely concerned” about the impact on bookshops.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-12 11:24:40 UTC ]
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Rossiter steps up as new BA president

Andy Rossiter has been appointed president of the Booksellers Association, as Nic Bottomley steps down after two years.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-11 18:32:56 UTC ]
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BA reveals final round of grants from £50K diversity fund

Bookshops from across Britain have been awarded the final grants from the Booksellers Association £50,000 diversity fund for projects to improve accessibility, representation and inclusion.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-02 23:40:45 UTC ]
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