'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'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-17 03:39:11 UTC ]
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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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BA urges members to lobby MPs on High Street future

The Booksellers Association is urging members to write to their MPs today expressing their... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-01-16 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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BA urges trade to examine impact of publishing to curb climate change

Publishing has made strides in becoming more sustainable, but firms need to collaborate for a more radical overhaul, both the Booksellers Association and Extinction Rebellion have separately claimed this week.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-12 13:23:59 UTC ]
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Retailers must work together to save UK high street, Bird tells BA conference

Booksellers must pull together with other retailers in their community to increase footfall and save the British high street, the Booksellers Association conference heard on Sunday. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-08 23:26:25 UTC ]
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BA and retailers demand business rate reform to save UK high street

The Booksellers Association has joined forces with more than 50 UK retailers to demand changes to the business rates system in a bid to save the high street.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-12 17:07:43 UTC ]
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BA urges trade to reduce environmental impact in green manifesto

The Booksellers Association is calling on the trade to reduce its environmental impact and take the lead in sustainability and eco-friendly initiatives as it reveals its green manifesto. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-22 18:59:42 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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'It's time for implementation': UN High Commissioner urges Ottawa to develop national MMIWG action plan

The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights is urging Canadian authorities to implement a plan to address violence against Indigenous women and girls. Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2019-06-17 22:05:04 UTC ]
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German book trade's Christmas saved by last-minute high street surge

Germany’s book market narrowly avoided another major disappointment when a last-minute surge in the high street before Christmas pushed sales marginally ahead of 2017. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors Newman and Coe urge readers to turn to high street after stock delays at 'Scrooge' Amazon

Authors Cathy Newman and Jonathan Coe have urged customers to take their business to the high street this Christmas season after suffering stock shortages of their titles on Amazon.co.uk. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Support for the high street

Philip Jones reacts to this week's Budget news, including Hammond's mooted UK digital services tax. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BA urges MEPs to support controversial copyright law

Tim Godfray, executive chairman of the Booksellers Association, has written to all UK MEPs asking them to support publishers in their fight against copyright infringement. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BA's Bottomley urges parliamentarians to support 'heroic' bookshops

Booksellers Association president Nic Bottomley yesterday urged parliamentarians to support its representations to government to give "heroic" bookshops the same business rate exemptions as pubs in recognition of their community value. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade debates high street for IBW

The answer to keeping Britain’s high streets alive “has to be political”, a new... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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BA backs indie's high street shopping campaign

An independent bookseller who launched a campaign to encourage more people to shop on their high... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-08-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London's high street 'dead' as Games hit trade

Retailers have spoken of “dead” high streets in London as shoppers avoid the West End... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-07-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BA: new digital offers for high street

The Booksellers Association's chief executive Tim Godfray has said Kobo, Anobii and Hive will... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-05-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BA to focus on high street challenge

This year’s Booksellers Association conference, to be held at the Warwick University... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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