Indie bookshop numbers rise for fifth consecutive year, BA figures show

The number of independent bookshops in the UK and Ireland has grown for the fifth consecutive year despite challenges brought by the pandemic, the Booksellers Association says. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-07 22:34:12 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

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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

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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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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

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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

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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

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Indie bookshops bullish about 2018 after Christmas sales rise

Indie bookshops are kicking off 2018 with confidence after the majority reported sales rises over the Christmas period, but some some have urged publishers to take more risks and work harder to build authors into brands this year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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

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BA's Godfray 'optimistic' about bookshop numbers in 2017

The Booksellers' Association has struck an optimistic note with members in its newsletter and review of 2016 ahead of Christmas, predicting a possibility of more bookshop openings than closures in 2017. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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US indie bookshop numbers soar

The news coming from the American Booksellers Association at BEA is that there’s been a net increase of 660 independent stores since 2009 – a reflection if ever there was one of the growing power of localism in the US. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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James ties down second consecutive number one, half-year market gains

E L James’ Grey had its second straight 300,000-plus weekly print sale—pushing the book's combined UK ebook and physical sales over the 1 million unit mark—while the overall British print books market has experienced its first half-year rise in seven years.    Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Indie bookshop numbers fall again in 2014

The number of independent bookshops in the UK fell once again last year, with nearly 50 high street bookshops closing in 2014.  The number of indie members of the Booksellers Association fell by 48 in 2014, to 939 indies. The 2013 figure (987) was a watershed moment for the industry, as it was... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Indie Bookshop of the Year Award: deadline extended

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Indie bookshop numbers fall

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Bookshop numbers halved in seven years, says research

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E-reader numbers 'set to rise 70%' this year

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U.S. Book Show: Raven Named Bookstore of the Year, Lowe Named Sales Rep of the Year

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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

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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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