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Bookshops and libraries join forces

Bookshops and libraries may seem, to some, unlikely allies. One is in the business of selling books while the other lends them out for free.... Read more

BA 'dismayed' by allegations HMRC was told 'go easy on Amazon'

The Booksellers Association has expressed "dismay" at the suggestion HMRC was told to "go easy" on Amazon by ministers reluctant to bring the retail giant to task over the amount... Read more

'DK Days' for booksellers unveiled

Booksellers have been invited to get a taste of what it is like to work at a publishing house by DK. Read more

Booksellers demand tax law change after Amazon filings

The Booksellers Association (BA) has called for the UK’s tax system to be overhauled after it has emerged that Amazon UK Services corporation tax bill... Read more

Pullman calls for reintroduction of fixed book prices

Philip Pullman has called for a reintroduction of a minimum price for books to protect independent bookshops, calling them “the lantern bearers of civilisation”.... Read more

Irish bookshop figures fall to new low

The number of bookshops in Ireland has dropped by 30 in the past decade, new figures have revealed, but booksellers in the country are currently... Read more

'Over 2,000' stores to mark National Bookshop Day

Over 2,000 bookshops are preparing to celebrate the UK’s inaugural Bookshop Day on Saturday 8th October with events and book clubs, according to The Booksellers... Read more

Trade bodies blast 'unjust' business rates proposals

A coalition of trade bodies is urging the government to abandon “unjust” changes to the business rates appeals system that could leave businesses over-paying tax.... Read more

BA backs campus bookshops as Leicester axes academic offer

The Booksellers Association has defended the importance of bookshops on university campuses in the wake of the University of Leicester Bookshop being threatened with closure.... Read more

The Bard is booksellers' bag this Saturday

Booksellers across the country have been gearing up for "Shakespeare Saturday" spinning off from the Booksellers Association’s Books Are My Bard campaign. Read more

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