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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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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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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Booksellers welcome UK arrival of indie-focused Bookshop site

Booksellers have generally reacted enthusiastically to news that the US indie-focused retail site Bookshop.org is launching in the UK this November, although some remain cautious. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-13 19:17:12 UTC ]
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Sharmaine Lovegrove: ‘You must spend a year in a bookshop before you get a job in publishing’

Seeing unexpected pairings of readers and books quickly dispels the idea of who reads what• Time to reset: more brilliant ideas to remake the worldI have a party trick. If you name three books you like and two you hate, I can write you a reading list of 10 books you will love.I’ve gained this... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-08-15 10:00:40 UTC ]
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Increase in staycationers aids indie rebound

A number of independent bookshops are reporting that a rise in UK staycations is helping to counter the early damage caused by the coronavirus pandemic.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-03 18:59:47 UTC ]
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Publishers Association hails ‘biggest year ever for UK publishing’ in latest report

The PA’s annual yearbook has found across-the-board growth for the book trade, with total invoiced sales up 3.5% on its last report—but Brexit and Covid-19 could endanger the recent gains Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-22 18:16:32 UTC ]
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Indie bookshop David's bought by staff

David’s Bookshop in Hertfordshire has been bought by its staff and remodelled as a John Lewis-style employee ownership trust. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-01 19:30:47 UTC ]
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Kennedy shortlisted for Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award for consecutive year

Louise Kennedy has made the six-strong shortlist for this year's Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award for the second year running. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-07 17:27:57 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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