Mon, 19/11/2012 - 08:45
Twenty-two independent bookshops have signed up to stock Kobo’s e-reader range, with delivery of the devices expected as the festive shopping season begins.
Kobo pitched its devices and affiliates scheme at the Booksellers Association’s a.g.m. in July. Chipping Norton’s Jaffe & Neale Books...
Wed, 13/06/2012 - 16:50
As I approach the end of my term as BA president, I have a chance to reflect on an eventful, challenging and amazing two years.
I feel immensely privileged to have had the opportunity to be president of our trade association, one which I truly believe to be second to none, and which is run by the most hard-working, committed team you...
Mon, 16/05/2011 - 10:32
Jane Streeter's speech at the BA Conference (16th May)
Good morning and welcome to what has the potential to be a defining two days in the history of the book trade.
I know we are going to be inspired, I hope we are going to be honest. We are going to focus on the joy of working in a truly creative...
Mon, 16/05/2011 - 09:56
The economics for booksellers "simply don't work" as they struggle with high costs and low margins, the president of the Booksellers Association has claimed.
Jane Streeter was delivering the introduction at the BA Conference at Kings Place in London this morning (16th May).
She said it was "crucial"...
Thu, 13/01/2011 - 15:33
When meeting the personable and upbeat Jane Streeter, who has been the president of the Booksellers Association since May, it is easy to forget that booksellers are facing tough times. The indie owner has a long history in the book trade—she previously worked at Hammicks and has run her own shop, The Bookcase in Lowdham, Nottinghamshire,...
Mon, 04/10/2010 - 08:10
The Booksellers Association has received wide support for the initiatives unveiled at its Independent Booksellers Forum conference this week despite previous cross-trade campaigns foundering.
Trade-wide proposals including Book Relief, a National Reading Group Day and an events calendar were discussed at the conference held...