Fri, 11/11/2011 - 07:35
The Booksellers Association is calling for the end of tax and business rate concessions for charity bookshops, saying that they represent "unfair competition" to high street booksellers. The call comes amid claims publishers are being approached directly by charity shops for stock.
A spokesperson for the Charity Retail...
Thu, 07/07/2011 - 09:06
The Booksellers Association has announced it will formally oppose the merger of Amazon and The Book Depository, with the BA saying that Amazon already had a "de facto monopoly". Meanwhile, the PA is actively considering opposing the deal.
The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) is investigating the acquisition, which is likely to...