Fri, 12/04/2013 - 09:25
A trade-wide promotion that celebrates books and bookshops is to launch in September, backed by both the Booksellers Association and the Publishers Association. The slogan, to be officially unveiled at this year’s London Book Fair, is “Books Are My Bag”.
The campaign has been created by strategy firm M & C...
Thu, 07/03/2013 - 10:00
More transatlantic collaboration between publishers could benefit booksellers in the UK, Booksellers Association president Patrick Neale has said, following the American Booksellers' Winter Institute Conference last week.
The Jaffe and Neale Bookshop owner said booksellers seemed more positive about book sales and the future of...
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...
Tue, 18/09/2012 - 09:50
The Bookseller Association’s president Patrick Neale has said the need to change the financial bookselling model is “present and immediate”.
Neale used his closing address at the BA’s 2012 Conference at Warwick University yesterday (17th September) to appeal to publishers to consider new financial models...
Fri, 14/09/2012 - 09:18
Booksellers are gearing up for a "strongly interactive" BA Conference in Warwick this weekend (16th -17th September), with a record number of retailers attending an event which sets out to "debate a practical path to the future of high street bookselling".
More than 170 of the 240 conference delegates will be...
Tue, 31/07/2012 - 10:00
Booksellers will soon be asked to choose their top 10 “surprise Christmas hits” from a list pitched to them by publishers this autumn.
In an initiative designed to underline the crucial role booksellers play in directing readers to “quirky and interesting” books, delegates attending the Booksellers Association...
Thu, 20/10/2011 - 08:30
Publishers and booksellers will soon be able to swap a working day in the life of each other’s businesses in a new joint initiative soon to be launched by the Booksellers Association and the Publisher Association.
The two trade bodies have been working on a forthcoming website, in which booksellers and publishers can sign up...