#high streets

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The year that was

The m.d. of the Booksellers Association pays tribute to its members and the shop-floor staff who have ensured bookshops remain central to high streets.   Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-03 07:18:45 UTC ]
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Bookshops 'vital' for high street regeneration, study finds

​Bookshops are playing a "vital" role in the recovery and regeneration of high streets in towns across the UK and Ireland, early findings from a survey have found. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-13 12:21:31 UTC ]
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Office essentials

One year on from being sent home from our offices, from bookshops being shuttered and library buildings closed, from high streets becoming deserted, schools curtailed, and public transport locked down, we are once again being asked to think about how we reopen, and return to a new normal. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-12 20:06:45 UTC ]
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Pandemic drives ebook and audiobook sales by UK publishers to all-time high

Printed book sales plunge in first six months of 2020 on back of shop and school closuresSee all our coronavirus coverageSales of digital books by British publishers are set to hit an all-time high this year as the public turns to reading to escape pandemic cabin fever.However, the ebook and... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-11-14 07:00:02 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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Retail on the edge

Philip Jones how the “designer bookshop” is becoming central to how high streets are reinventing themselves in the 21st century. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-02-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Philip Joseph 1922-2015

It was standing room only at Golders Green Crematorium on Sunday (1st November) as family and friends from the many walks of his long life gathered to bid farewell to Philip Joseph, founder of Exclusive Books in South Africa and Books etc, a chain which enlivened London’s high streets before... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-11-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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High streets to benefit from rates 'revolution'

High streets will be revitalised once local councils are allowed to keep the £26bn raised from business rates, the Chancellor George Osborne has said. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-10-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BAMB buskers to bring high street to life

Books Are My Bag has teamed up with The Busking Project to launch The Bookshop Buskers. The initiative will see buskers and street theatre bring “high streets to life” on Saturday 10th October as part of the industry-wide Books Are My Bag (BAMB) campaign. The partnership’s aim is to provide... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-10-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Calliope Gifts to open third retail shop

Calliope Gifts, the gift shop brand founded by former Borders bookshops c.e.o. Philip Downer and head of buying Andy Adamson, has announced the opening of a third retail shop, in the Orchards Shopping Centre at Haywards Heath. The 1,120 sq ft shop will open on October 10th 2015, and will... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sunday trading consultation opens today

The government has launched a consultation today (5th August) on plans to give local areas the power to allow large shops to open for longer on Sundays to help compete with online retailers. The government’s department for Business, Innovation and Skills said the reforms would give metro mayors... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-08-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Carnwath: some high streets 'may never recover'

Alison Carnwath, the chief of commercial property company Land Securities, has said some high... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-05-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indies call on government to fix book prices

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Fri, 07/10/2011 - 08:35 Independent booksellers say the government should step in to fix the price of books after the Booksellers Association called on the coalition to do more to maintain bookshops on the high street. BA c.e.o. Tim Godfray appealed... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BA urges government action to protect bookshops

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Mon, 03/10/2011 - 18:41 High street bookshops need help from the government if their presence there is to continue, the c.e.o. of the Booksellers Association has said. Tim Godfray called on the government to give rate relief to businesses with a... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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