U.K.'s Booksellers Association Restructures

Tim Godfray, chief executive of the U.K.-based Booksellers Association (BA) since 1984, is stepping back his day-to-day management responsibilities. Meryl Halls is moving is becoming managing director, while Godfray transitions into the role of executive chair of the BA Group. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-01-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Midwest Booksellers Association Announces Bookseller Award

The new Midwest Bookseller of the Year award will honor excellence in bookselling and be awarded, annually, to a bookseller affiliated with any indie in the MIBA region. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-04-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Regional Bookseller Associations Join Forces for Second Fall Conference

The New Atlantic and Southern Independent Booksellers Associations (NAIBA and SIBA) kicked off a combined virtual fall conference on September 27, marking the second year in a row that the two organizations have joined forces to offer educational programming, author readings, and editor buzz picks. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-09-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The American Booksellers Association promoted an anti-trans book, apologized, and then deleted it.

The American Booksellers Association has made their Twitter account private after promoting a scientifically inaccurate anti-trans book, apologizing, and then deleting the apology. The controversy started when the ABA, as part of their July “white box” promotional mailing, sent 750 bookstores a... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-07-16 17:06:17 UTC ]
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Two Indie Booksellers Associations Join Forces for Fall Conference

In lieu of in-person gatherings, the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance and the New Atlantic Independent Booksellers Association will host a combined virtual conference from September 21-25. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Booksellers Association to buy Bertline

The Booksellers Association is buying Bertrams' bookselling system Bertline, in order to support independent retailers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-27 04:47:23 UTC ]
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UK Booksellers Association Cites Third Year of Gains in Stores

The trade association for the UK's booksellers says that following 20 years of decline, its membership counts 890 independent member-shops on its roster. The post UK Booksellers Association Cites Third Year of Gains in Stores appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-01-10 16:36:46 UTC ]
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Booksellers Association has highest membership since records began

The Booksellers Association (BA) now has its largest membership since records began with over 5,000 members. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Booksellers Association blasts delay in business rates support

The Booksellers Association has called for delays in financial support to bookshops to be addressed "urgently" after it has emerged many small businesses are still waiting for help with soaring business rates. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A New Standard for Regional Bookseller Association Trade Shows

After nearly a decade of experimenting, regional bookseller association trade shows have found the right mix of authors, education, and exhibits. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Bookseller Association Launches in Mexico

A group of booksellers and publishers have launched the Asociación de Librerías de México, aimed at uniting, protecting and promoting the sector. The post Bookseller Association Launches in Mexico appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Christian Bookseller Association’s Lifetime Achievement Award-Winner Reflects on Five Decades of Writing

Author Josh McDowell on childhood molestation, what he's learned in 55 years of writing, and winning the Christian Bookseller Association's Lifetime Achievement Award. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Canadian Booksellers Association Prepares to Join RCC

Facing financial and other pressures, the Canadian Booksellers Association voted October 18 to become a division of the Retail Council of Canada, which CBA has been affiliated with since 2009. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Bookselling Profile: Source Booksellers

Source Booksellers has been transformed from a small business serving its Detroit community to an indie with a global customer base. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Bookseller calls for authors to pen 'ode to booksellers'

The Bookseller is calling for authors to pen an “ode to booksellers” as part of a celebration of the trade during a time when high-street bookshops are unable to open their doors.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Booksellers! Apply for an International Bookselling Fellowship

Bookselling Without Borders is a global partnership of independent publishers that supports travel to international book fairs and residencies for booksellers. It is currently accepting applications for 2020 fellowships. BWB connects booksellers to the international book community through... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Inland Press Association and Southern Newspaper Publishers Association Merge to Become America’s Newspapers

America’s Newspapers—the association formed from the merger of the Inland Press Association and Southern Newspaper Publishers Association—was ceremonially launched Oct. Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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San Diego Bookseller Undergoes Surgery, Other Booksellers Keep His Store Open

After San Diego bookseller Seth Marko, the co-owner of the Book Catapult, underwent emergency heart surgery last week, other indie booksellers in San Diego and beyond stepped forward to keep the store open while he convalesces. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fall Regional Bookselling Shows 2015: No Matter Where You Live, There's a Book for There: TK# Picks from Booksellers

Booksellers from across the country share standout books with strong regional ties. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fall Regional Bookselling Shows 2015: Adult Authors Appearing at the 2015 Regional Bookselling Trade Shows

Here is a selection of some of the hundreds of authors who will be at this season’s regional shows. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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