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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Bookseller Covid-19 crowdfunder backed by PRH and BA

A crowdfunder set up by the trade to raise money for booksellers affected by the Covid-19 pandemic has increased its target to £100,000 after Penguin Random House and the Booksellers Association pledged support. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-25 19:31:47 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

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ABA Relationship with Bookshop Draws Booksellers’ Scrutiny

Bookshop has helped many independents weather the pandemic, but some booksellers say the ABA is not being transparent about its financial relationship with the online retailer and worry that Bookshop poses new competition. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-08-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins brings back all furloughed staff

HarperCollins UK has brought back all the staff it placed on furlough at the start of lockdown and will pay all their salaries itself rather than claiming it back from the government, the company has announced. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-22 02:30:13 UTC ]
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PRH to reopen warehouse as bookshops get back to business

Penguin Random House plans to reopen its Colchester distribution centre next week after the facility was closed late last month for a systems upgrade. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-16 18:41:00 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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Biddulph brings back Bond's Parsley the Lion for HarperCollins

HarperCollins Children’s Books is bringing back Michael Bond’s classic The Adventures of Parsley the Lion in a new gift edition illustrated by Rob Biddulph. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-07 05:17:26 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

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Meet the booksellers who are fighting back against the algorithm

Could a bespoke book subscription service break you out of your reading rut or encourage you to explore new genres?Heywood Hill bookshop has stood on the same spot since 1936. It inhabits a Georgian townhouse at 10 Curzon Street in Mayfair, London, a blue plaque outside commemorating its most... Continue reading at The Guardian

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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

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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

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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

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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’

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