Bookshop Heroes to be crowned in new Bookseller feature backed by BA and HarperCollins

The Bookseller is to create a Rising Stars-style listing of individual booksellers to coincide with the Booksellers Association Conference in September 2020. The Bookshop Heroes special, supported by the BA and sponsored by HarperCollins, will be published to coincide with the annual conference.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-11 22:52:50 UTC ]
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BA backs campus bookshops as Leicester axes academic offer

The Booksellers Association has defended the importance of bookshops on university campuses in the wake of the University of Leicester Bookshop being threatened with closure. 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 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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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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German bookseller Hugendubel unveils 'bookshop of the future'

Faced with growing numbers of customers migrating to the internet, German bookseller Hugendubel is pinning its hopes on a new store concept which it ambitiously calls the "bookshop of the future".  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-05 01:04:10 UTC ]
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Booksellers gear up for Super Thursday ahead of Bookshop Day 2019

Retailers are gearing up for a bumper Super Thursday ahead of this Saturday's Bookshop Day 2019 when events will be taking place up and down the country. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-03 08:58:18 UTC ]
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Teicher hails next generation of booksellers to weather challenges ahead at BA conference

Oren Teicher, head of the American Booksellers Association, has hailed the next generation of booksellers to take on Amazon and other challenges in the years ahead as he and his UK counterpart Tim Godfray prepare to retire. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-10 11:23:53 UTC ]
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BA launches final round of £50k diversity fund grants for booksellers

The Booksellers Association (BA) has launched the last of three rounds of Diversity & Inclusiveness Grants for its members. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-09 16:43:33 UTC ]
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Hachette UK and BA launch Sceptre Bookshop Award

Hachette UK and the Booksellers Association have launched a new £5,000 Sceptre Bookshop Award for stores that make an outstanding contribution to their community.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-09 10:33:41 UTC ]
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Oswald and Angelou among booksellers' favourite poets, BA conference reveals

Booksellers have voted for their 25 favourite poetry books from the last 25 years to mark the 25th anniversary of National Poetry Day—with work by Alice Oswald and Maya Angelou making the cut. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-08 15:11:46 UTC ]
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Attenborough and Thunberg to feature in Nosy Crow’s ‘Earth Heroes’

Nosy Crow will this autumn publish a book about climate change activists such as David Attenborough and Greta Thunberg.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-15 09:27:52 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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A letter to booksellers during Independent Bookshop Week

During Independent Bookshop Week, author Clare Mackintosh pens a letter in praise of bookshops and booksellers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-19 07:08:54 UTC ]
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DK invites booksellers to head office in BA scheme

The Booksellers Association and DK have unveiled the second year of the DK Day initiative, with booksellers invited to DK's head office for a special look at the creative process. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Bookseller and WBD launch bookshop competition

The Bookseller is teaming up with World Book Day to launch a competition for bookshops. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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BA exec chairman hails booksellers bucking high street trend

The executive chairman of the Booksellers Association has called for positivity in the year ahead as he says booksellers are bucking the trend of high street closures.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookshop Day 'went brilliantly', say booksellers

Bookshops up and down the country say they saw footfall increase on Saturday thanks to the Bookshop Day campaign, organised by Booksellers Association. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lonely Planet, HarperCollins and Pullman to speak at The Bookseller Children’s Conference

The programme for this year’s The Bookseller Children’s Conference is now live, with speakers including Philip Pullman, HarperCollins, Penguin Random House and CLPE lined up to take part. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The Bookseller calls on trade to back business rates petition

The Bookseller is calling on readers, authors, agents, publishers and the general public to sign a petition urging the government to give bookshops the same business rate discount as pubs. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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