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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

Bookshop and BA launch scheme for underrepresented budding booksellers

Indie-focused retailer Bookshop.org and the Booksellers Association (BA) have launched New Futures, a programme to help entrepreneurs from underrepresented communities across the UK launch their... Read more

Trade bodies look to proposals for new pro-competition regime to check Amazon

Publishing trade bodies have welcomed advice from the Competition & Markets Authority (CMA) that a new pro-competition regulatory regime "fit for the digital age" be rolled out to hold the most powerful... 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

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