Teicher hails next generation of booksellers to weather challenges ahead at BA conference

Teicher hails next generation of booksellers to weather challenges ahead at BA conference

Oren Teicher, head of the American Booksellers Association (ABA), has hailed the next generation of booksellers to take on Amazon and other challenges in the years ahead as he and his UK counterpart Tim Godfray prepare to retire.

Speaking at the Booksellers Association (BA) conference in Birmingham, Teicher and Godfray reflected on their combined 77 years experience in the trade. Teicher will step down at the end of the year and Godfray will leave the BA in October with both men optimistic for the future of the trade.

Speaking to Godfray, Teicher said: “In your 47 years and my 30, despite...

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