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 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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Scottish bookshops to reopen on 29th June

Scottish bookshops will be able to reopen from 29th June as lockdown eases, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-17 18:56:44 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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'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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BA's Bottomley urges parliamentarians to support 'heroic' bookshops

Booksellers Association president Nic Bottomley yesterday urged parliamentarians to support its representations to government to give "heroic" bookshops the same business rate exemptions as pubs in recognition of their community value. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Indie bookshops called on to complete annual Christmas Trading Survey

The Bookseller is calling on independent bookshops in the UK and Ireland to complete its annual Christmas Trading survey. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Indie bookshop numbers rose again in 2020, BA stats show

The number of independent bookshops in the UK and Ireland has grown for the fourth consecutive year, the Booksellers Association has confirmed.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-08 03:46:57 UTC ]
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Industry heads predict resurgence in 2021 and urge support for bookshops

Senior figures from across the publishing industry have shared their predictions for the year ahead with The Bookseller, with support for high-street retailers and further implementation of diversity practices cited as essential steps. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-07 21:52:12 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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France's bookshops to reopen this weekend

French President Emmanuel Macron announced on Tuesday evening (24th November) that bookshops and other “non-essential” retailers would be able to reopen on Saturday after a month’s lockdown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-25 06:05:36 UTC ]
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Bookshops to reopen in December, Johnson confirms

So-called "non-essential" retailers, which include bookshops, will be allowed to reopen when England's lockdown ends on 2nd December, Boris Johnson has announced. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-23 23:24:03 UTC ]
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Bourne unites authors in bookshop support campaign

Author Holly Bourne has launched a campaign to support bookshops during lockdown, involving more than 300 writers so far.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-05 06:38:02 UTC ]
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Bookshops gear up for second 'Super Thursday' as 355 new titles hit shelves

Bookshops are gearing up for another bumper Super Thursday with around 355 new trade hardback books hitting the shelves today (1st October), with some warning of a "creaking" supply chain. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-01 00:12:40 UTC ]
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As schools reopen, pediatricians call for morning screenings, multilingual info

Pediatricians from the Somos network say input from community physicians is essential to safely reopening the city's schools. On Tuesday they unveiled a set of recommendations for city officials at... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at Crains New York

[ Crains New York | 2020-08-13 14:05:40 UTC ]
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ALCS backs select committee call for freelancer support and Creators Council

Calls by a select committee for freelancer support and creation of a “Creators Council” to help the cultural sector rebound from the coronavirus crisis have been welcomed by the Authors' Licensing and Collecting Society (ALCS). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-24 10:52:41 UTC ]
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BA Conference and Gardners Trade Show postponed to 2021

The annual Booksellers Association Conference and Gardners Trade Show is to be postponed until spring 2021. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-22 12:00:16 UTC ]
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PA salutes 2019 as UK publishing's 'best year ever', but calls for Covid support

The Publishing Association has released its latest Yearbook statistics, showing growth in both the industry's print and digital revenues, making 2019 in its estimation “the biggest year ever for UK publishing”.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-21 05:50:22 UTC ]
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Print market volumes up 18% year on year since bookshops reopened

Bookshops reopening since lockdown restrictions eased have boosted the market 18% in volume against the same period in 2019, with 14.6 million books sold since shop doors opened. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-17 09:17:49 UTC ]
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