BA hails increase in indie bookshops for third consecutive year

The number of independent bookshops in the UK and Ireland has grown for the third consecutive year, according to new data from the Booksellers Association.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-09 17:00:46 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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Indie bookshop presence in the UK contracts for an 11th consecutive year

The number of independent bookshops in the UK has fallen for the 11th year in a row, according to the Booksellers Association’s annual membership figures, but the rate of closure has slowed. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BA hails joy of shopping in bookshops as Black Friday gets underway

The Booksellers Association has unveiled its Christmas social media campaign celebrating the joy of shopping in bookshops, as Black Friday gets underway. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-28 21:46:05 UTC ]
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Haynes hails third successive year of growth as turnover increases 7%

Car manual publisher Haynes saw turnover of £36.2m in the 12 months to 31st May 2019, a 7% increase on the previous year, alongside an adjusted profit boost of 24% in its third successive year of growth, the company has announced. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-12 01:52:26 UTC ]
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Canongate hails 'rewarding year' in 2018 as turnover increases

Canongate and Severn House have announced consolidated turnover increased 24% to £11.9m in 2018 from £9.6m in 2017, with pre-tax profits of £966,272. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-09 05:38:45 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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Indie bookshop decline over, says BA

The decline in independent bookshop numbers witnessed over the last decade could finally be halting, the Booksellers Association has revealed. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-12-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie Bookshop of the Year Award: deadline extended

The deadline has been extended for independent bookshops to apply for one of the industry’s most coveted prizes – Independent Bookseller of the Year at the Bookseller Industry Awards. Indies now have until 5p.m. on Monday 23rd February to submit their entries here to be considered for the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Chorleywood Bookshop crowned Vintage Independent Bookshop of the Year 2016

Chorleywood Bookshop has been named the Vintage Independent Bookshop of the Year 2016, making it the first shop to have won the prize twice. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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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Regional Independent Bookshop of the Year Award winners announced

The winners of the regional and country round of the Independent Bookshop of the Year Award have been announced, with nine shops in contention for an overall prize of £5,000. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-17 14:37:10 UTC ]
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Indie bookshop pre-orders boom as Mantel publication nears

Indie bookshops are cashing in on a pre-order boom for Hilary Mantel’s new book and are hosting everything from midnight openings to silent discos this week. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-01 15:13:26 UTC ]
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Indies increasingly dominating translated fiction

Indie presses are increasingly dominating translated fiction because of the way they find and promote authors, according to an analysis of the longlists for the Booker International Prize and its predecessor. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-28 06:05:08 UTC ]
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Daisy Johnson joins Vintage Indie Bookseller of the Year judging panel

​Booker shortlisted author and former Blackwell's bookseller Daisy Johnson has joined the judging panel for the Vintage Independent Bookseller of the Year Award 2020.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-27 22:21:00 UTC ]
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Record number of stores in the running for Independent Bookshop of the Year

The British Book Awards, or Nibbies, have revealed the regional shortlists for the 2020 Independent Bookshop of the Year with a record 49 bookshops from nine regions across the UK and Ireland vying to be named the country’s best indie retailer for books.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-18 22:49:23 UTC ]
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Wakefield indie to shut bricks and mortar bookshop and move focus online

Wakefield indie Rickaro Books will close its bricks and mortar bookshop in March and move its focus to its website selling rare and antique books.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-07 01:28:46 UTC ]
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Galway's Kennys Bookshop marks 80 years of trade

The independent family-run Kennys Bookshop & Art Gallery in Galway, Ireland, is celebrating 80 years in business this year after attributing its success to "innovation and experience". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-06 04:40:44 UTC ]
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Print grows for fifth consecutive year in 2019

Kay Featherstone and Kate Allinson’s Pinch of Nom: Everyday Light (Bluebird) has re-claimed the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, with 44,024 copies sold through Nielsen BookScan’s Total Consumer Market, as the print market posts 2.4% growth in value for 2019 and a 0.4% bump in volume year on... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-30 18:15:33 UTC ]
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In Year-End Note, S&S’s Reidy Hails Merger, New Imprints, Bestsellers

In her annual year-end letter to Simon & Schuster staff, S&S CEO Carolyn Reidy cited the successful launch of new imprints and publishing initiatives and a long list of bestselling S&S titles, and projected a wave of new opportunities as part of ViacomCBS. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-19 05:00:00 UTC ]
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