Former Booksellers Association president Nic Bottomley has been appointed executive chair of the BA Group, following the retirement of Tim Godfray last year.
Publishers need to be flexible on returns and direct readers away from Amazon to help indies get back to business when they start reopening next... Read more
The Booksellers Association has called for publishers to support the sector in getting back to business after Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced yesterday (25th May)... Read more
Booksellers are becoming increasingly concerned that the UK government still hasn't given them a definitive opening date, as Amazon's business starts to return to normal.... Read more
Booksellers need to start “building in resilience” now for a possible second virus spike later in the year by embracing technology and phasing their re-openings,... Read more
Scholastic has been building anticipation online for Suzanne Collins' eagerly awaited prequel to the Hunger Games series, The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes.... Read more
Pan Mac authors will embark on a 10-day virtual tour of high street bookshops this month with writers including Kate Mosse, Ann Cleeves and Prue... Read more
The Booksellers Association (BA) has confirmed that Independent Bookshop Week will go ahead as planned from 20th to 27th June, sponsored by Hachette UK.... Read more
Verso has reported a rise in global sales, with a 300% increase in its e-commerce profits, in this year's first quarter.
Booksellers are divided on whether they will reopen their premises from 1st June, with just a third of booksellers currently keen to reopen, according to an ongoing survey... Read more
Books Kinokuniya has opened a new branch in Abu Dhabi, the chain's second store in the Middle East.
The Booksellers Association (BA) has called for clarity over when bookshops will be allowed to re-open following Boris Johnson's announcement that some stores could open... Read more
The Booksellers Association annual conference and Gardners Trade Show have been postponed until November owing to the coronavirus pandemic.
The future of the Bertrams wholesaling business is at risk following the sale of its online bookshop Wordery and the temporary closure of its book... Read more
The Booksellers Association has written to Chancellor Rishi Sunak asking for a series of measures to support booksellers during the Covid-19 crisis, including allowing retail spaces... Read more
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Issue No 5894
Friday, July 24 2020
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