Packed industry gathering says goodbye to BA's Tim Godfray

The trade turned out in force last night to bid a fond farewell to Booksellers Association executive chair Tim Godfray as he departed the organisation after 47 years – over 30 of them as the BA’s chief executive. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-30 18:17:36 UTC ]
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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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Tim Walker becomes BA President

Tim Walker, owner of Walkers Bookshops in Stamford and Oakham, is the new president of the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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BA's Godfray: Amazon can destroy book trade

Amazon’s quest for industry domination is “scary” and it could have the ability... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Hachette leads Bookseller Industry Awards pack

Hachette UK has topped the shortlist league table for the 2012 Bookseller Industry Awards, the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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US Book Industry Study Group Announces James Daunt Keynote

The annual meeting of BISG in April will hear Barnes & Noble and Waterstones' James Daunt in a keynote address around supply chain issues. The post US Book Industry Study Group Announces James Daunt Keynote appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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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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Aging Media Expands Into Mental Health Industry With Sixth Vertical

Aging Media Network, the Chicago-based B2B media company specializing in the business of senior care, is kicking off 2020 with the launch of an additional online publication, Behavioral Health Business (BHB), serving the mental health and substance abuse treatment industry, the company... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Digiday Research Report: Half of publishing industry workers are concerned with job security

There are a multitude of effects the changes in publishing have had on the industry -- but less well understood are what it has meant for the people working in the industry. We surveyed over 200 publishing employees in business and revenue roles to understand how work culture, mental health, the... Continue reading at Digiday

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A Tech Insider Stylishly Chronicles Her Industry’s ‘Uncanny Valley’

Anna Wiener’s memoir captures the dreams, delusions and general absurdity of Silicon Valley in indelible detail. Continue reading at The New York Times

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The Digital Media Industry Is on Track for a Jolt to the System

The rise of digital that began in the 2000s--which saw a notable shift in advertising dollars toward mobile screens, plus the growing dominance of Big Tech on Madison Avenue, aided by a regulatory push symbolized by the upcoming California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)--continued into the 2010s,... Continue reading at AdWeek

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PW Notables: Our Readers Pick Their Industry MVPs

This year, we asked our readers to tell us who they think are some of the industry’s most valuable players. Here’s what some of them wrote. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Face Up: Industry Pros Pick Their Favorite Magazine Covers of 2019

While 2019 winds down, many of us are reflecting on the year that was. We talk about our favorite movies, TV shows, records, etc. But here at Folio:, one of our favorite things to look back at are the year's best magazine covers. As an annual tradition, we reach out to some of the top designers... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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BA concerned as Scottish Parliament considers 'retrograde' change to business rates

The Scottish Parliament is considering plans to give local authorities more control over business rates, sparking "extreme concern" from the Booksellers Association.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Inside Homeboy Industries: 5 things to know about Gregory Boyle and 'Barking to the Choir'

L.A. Times Book Club reads "Barking to the Choir" by Gregory Boyle. Here's 5 things to know. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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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

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Fleabag star Phoebe Waller-Bridge discusses writing process at packed-out Southbank Centre

Writer and actress Phoebe Waller-Bridge has revealed her writing tips and the “joy” of adapting another’s work in a rare public appearance on Sunday (8th December) at the Southbank Centre, marking the publication of Fleabag: The Scriptures (Sceptre). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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BA launches Indie Book of the Month scheme

The Booksellers Association (BA) will launch the Indie Book of the Month scheme, to promote adult and fiction titles across the UK and Ireland next year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-03 19:14:43 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: London Announces Writers’ Summit; Reed Completes India Event Buys

Registration opens for London Book Fair's Writers' Summit programming for authors on March 10, opening day of the 2020 fair. Author HQ program is included. The post Industry Notes: London Announces Writers’ Summit; Reed Completes India Event Buys appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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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

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