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The academic epidemic

With the Booksellers Association’s Academic, Professional & Specialist conference on the horizon (11th–13th March), I wanted to take this opportunity to take stock of the... Read more

The noise and fury

Barely two weeks into 2015, and already the year is shaping up to be a humdinger. Booksellers are back! The print book... Read more

Meryl Halls named FutureBook Person of the Year

The Booksellers Association managing director Meryl Halls has been named FutureBook’s Person of the Year for 2020, an award that recognises those individuals making a real... Read more

BA welcomes Gardners expansion as helping to ‘stabilise the landscape’

Meryl Halls, Booksellers Association m.d., has welcomed the news that Gardners has bought Bertrams' assets, suggesting that high street booksellers and local employment will directly benefit.... Read more

Rossiter steps up as new BA president

Andy Rossiter has been appointed president of the Booksellers Association, as Nic Bottomley steps down after two years.  Read more

Bookshop Heroes to be crowned in new Bookseller feature backed by BA and HarperCollins

The Bookseller is to create a Rising Stars-style listing of individual booksellers to coincide with the Booksellers Association Conference in September 2020. The Bookshop Heroes special, supported... Read more

BA launches Indie Book of the Month scheme

The Booksellers Association (BA) will launch the Indie Book of the Month scheme, to promote adult and fiction titles across the UK and Ireland next... Read more

BA launches final round of £50k diversity fund grants for booksellers

The Booksellers Association (BA) has launched the last of three rounds of Diversity & Inclusiveness Grants for its members. Read more

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

Oren Teicher, head of the American Booksellers Association, has hailed the next generation of booksellers to take on Amazon and other challenges in the years... Read more

BA and Egmont choose indies for reluctant readers programme

The Booksellers Association and Egmont have chosen the eight independent bookshops, including Rogan’s Books and Button and Bear, that will take part in its Eager... Read more

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