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BA launches action group to improve diversity in bookselling

The Booksellers Association is launching an Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Action Group, as part of its work to improve diversity within bookselling and the wider trade. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-10 15:18:27 UTC ]
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Springboard ready for lift-off, as titles and schedule revealed

Books by Yaa Gyasi, Lisa Taddeo, Amanda Craig, Will Dean, Vaseem Khan, Stanley Tucci, Leone Ross, Kate Mosse, Bryony Gordon, Elle McNicoll, Dapo Adeola, and Rashmi Sirdeshpande will feature during the Springboard Conference, a joint initiative between The Bookseller and the Booksellers... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-25 16:41:12 UTC ]
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BA launches Summer Books catalogue for indies

The Booksellers Association (BA) is releasing a new Summer Books catalogue, giving indies a bespoke marketing and sales resource. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-02 04:45:50 UTC ]
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BA picks Nelson and Evans as books of the month

The Booksellers Association has named Open Water by Caleb Azumah Nelson (Viking) and Vi Spy: Licence to Chill by Maz Evans (Chicken House) as its books of the month for February. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-01 01:09:53 UTC ]
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BA welcomes support grants for shops closed by lockdown

The Booksellers Association has welcomed an announcement that shops forced to close because of England's lockdown are eligible for one-off grants of up to £9,000. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-06 06:42:08 UTC ]
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BA urges government support over 'severe' impact of new lockdown

The Booksellers Association has warned the effect of a new lockdown could be “severe” and has called for government to support retailers. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-05 04:45:51 UTC ]
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BA picks Thorogood mystery for Fiction Book of the Month

The Booksellers Association has named The Marlow Murder Club by Robert Thorogood (HQ) as its first Fiction Book of the Month for 2021. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-04 20:03:32 UTC ]
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BA and Bookshop.org respond to bookseller criticism

The Booksellers Association and Bookshop.org have responded to criticism following the launch of the online website in the UK in November. The criticism, which is focused on how effective the website will be at supporting independent bookshops and the BA's role in facilitating the launch, came... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-04 19:10:54 UTC ]
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BA boss Halls named FutureBook Person of the Year following bold pandemic steps

When Meryl Halls took over as managing director of the Booksellers Association in April 2018, she wondered what would define her time at the top of the trade body. “My predecessor Tim Godfray’s signature thing was keeping VAT off books, and he was very proud of that. I’ve had a bloody global... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-23 21:12:32 UTC ]
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Halls hails Bookshop site as 'game-changer' for indies

New retail website Bookshop.org has been hailed as a “game-changer” by Booksellers Association m.d. Meryl Halls while its founder has said more features are on the way. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-17 09:40:54 UTC ]
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BA Conference moves to September 2021

The next Booksellers Association Conference and Gardners Trade Show will take place on 12th and 13th September 2021 at Jurys Inn Hotel and Conference Centre, Hinckley Island. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-16 18:10:40 UTC ]
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BA calls for bookshops to be classified essential retailers

The Booksellers Association (BA) has written to key government ministers and Lords calling for bookshops be classed as essential retailers, allowing them to reopen during lockdown in England. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-10 11:56:02 UTC ]
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Public keen to shop locally this Christmas, BA finds

A recent consumer survey conducted by the Booksellers Association has revealed strong public support for shopping locally in the run up to Christmas, in addition to an earlier start to festive buying. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-27 17:41:41 UTC ]
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Midwest Booksellers Celebrate Resilience, Honor Moon Palace Books

The virtual membership meeting of the Midwest Indepdendent Booksellers Association was a celebration of the regional booksellers' resiliency during a challenging year, as well as an homage to Moon Palace Books. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Support your local bookseller

In June, with the coronavirus in retreat and with help from the Booksellers Association (BA), we encouraged everyone to #ChooseBookshops as high street retailers looked to reopen. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-23 01:28:05 UTC ]
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Rollout of Boxed Out Campaign Questioned at GLIBA Meeting

Great Lakes Independent Booksellers Association members raised concerns during its annual membership meeting about the strategy behind the rollout to the ABA's Boxed Out marketing campaign. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Store at Center of George Floyd Protests Wins MIBA Award

The Midwest Independent Booksellers Association named Moon Palace owners Jamie and Angela Schwesnedl booksellers of the year, lauding the couple for their response to the civil unrest in Minneapolis this past spring. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The industry must return to its sustainability initiatives, says Halls

The Booksellers Association m.d. has said the industry must focus on sustainability going forward, as the pandemic presents a new set of challenges to "greener" publishing.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-15 08:59:46 UTC ]
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Mountains & Plains Independent Booksellers Ride Out the Pandemic

The Mountains & Plains Indie Booksellers Association held its annual membership meeting virtually during its online regional trade show and learned that, despite the pandemic, the organization remains on solid ground. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Despite Difficult Year, PNBA in Good Financial Shape

The Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association gathered on Zoom for its annual membership meeting this week. Despite a difficult year, attendance was good and leadership said the organization is in strong financial shape. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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