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UK audiobook downloads up 17% last year, Publishers Association data shows

Audiobooks are fast becoming ‘a major route to market for consumers of books’, the trade body saysThe number of UK audiobook downloads increased by 17% between 2022 and 2023, according to new data from the Publishers Association (PA).Revenue from audiobooks rose 24% across the same period to... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2024-05-07 15:28:43 UTC ]
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UK publishing industry reports record-breaking year in 2022

There were 669m physical books sold in the UK last year, according to new figures from the Publishers AssociationThe UK publishing industry had a “record-breaking year” in 2022, with a total income of £6.9bn.A Year in Publishing, a look at the state of the book market by trade body the... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2023-04-17 11:26:08 UTC ]
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BA president Rossiter on leading through lockdowns as trade body’s roster grows

With membership of the Booksellers Association growing and indies rejuvenated by ‘shop local’ initiatives, its president AndyRossiter shares how the trade body served its members through lockdowns. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-03 15:20:51 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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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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News publishers contributed £5.3bn to the UK economy in 2015

Report finds that newsbrands generated £4.8bn revenue, supported 87,500 jobs and invested £97m in digital services while holding power to accountThe news publishing industry contributed £5.3bn to the UK economy in 2015, according to a Deloitte report commissioned by the News Media Association... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-12-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Davies retires from BA after 26 years

Sydney Davies, the Booksellers Association’s head of trade and industry, is retiring after 26 years. The BA has appointed Giles Clifton, a non-practising barrister, to the new role of head of corporate affairs following his departure. Clifton will begin in October and focus on lobbying for the... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-09-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BBC digital news operation must be curbed, say newspaper publishers

News Media Association calls on government to implement 10 changes to corporation’s objectives and governance in submission to green paperUK national and regional newspaper publishers have called for the BBC’s digital news operation to be curbed to allow commercial players to flourish at home... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-09-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Morrisons becomes BA member

Morrisons has become a member of the Booksellers Association (BA), The Bookseller can reveal.  The retailer joins fellow supermarket chains Sainsbury’s, Tesco and Asda in being a member of the trade body. The move reflects Morrisons’ growing commitment to books over the last two years, during... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-04-08 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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Hargreaves "flawed", PA tells MPs

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Wed, 14/09/2011 - 09:50 The Publishers Association has told MPs that economic analysis contained in the Hargreaves Review was "fundamentally flawed" and that it does not support the review's proposals to weaken copyright with new exceptions. The... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers Association plans second digital survey

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Tue, 19/07/2011 - 17:41 The Publishers Association is launching its second digital survey this year and could introduce a quarterly digital survey by 2012. The trade body said the survey came in response to the "significant growth" in digital sales,... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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