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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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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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'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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U.K.'s Booksellers Association Restructures

Tim Godfray, chief executive of the U.K.-based Booksellers Association (BA) since 1984, is stepping back his day-to-day management responsibilities. Meryl Halls is moving is becoming managing director, while Godfray transitions into the role of executive chair of the BA Group. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-01-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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IBW 'has taken on creative life of its own'

The co-ordinator of Independent Bookshop Week has said this year's IBW is what the Booksellers Association has "always envisioned", with the event taking on a "creative life of its own." Meanwhile booksellers said their events had been "well attended" this year and that IBW 2015 was "the biggest... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-06-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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