Tagged: Independent Booksellers

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There must have been a fair few of us from the gentler arm of retailing that is bookselling who recoiled in horror at the recent... Read more

Commit to supporting indie bookshops, publishers urged

As booksellers continue to recover from the financial and emotional cost of the pandemic, publishers must commit to supporting bookshops and "reframe the conversation" around... Read more

Booksellers gear up for autumn 'brimming with fantastic stories'

Booksellers are anticipating an autumn “brimming with fantastic stories” for children, and an “extremely strong” offering across adult fiction, biographies and cookery titles this year,... Read more

Trio join BA council as membership passes 1,000 milestone

Independent booksellers Allison Jinks, Jess Paul and Sheryl Shurville have joined the Booksellers Association advisory council, as membership to the association passes 1,000 for the... Read more

Customers happy to keep safety measures in place despite 'Freedom Day'

Booksellers have reported customers are “very happy” to keep Covid safety measures in place, as shops opened for trading on so-called Freedom Day (19th July) — a... Read more

Booksellers keep Covid-19 measures and urge 'responsible' shopping

Booksellers are planning to continue some level of Covid-19 safety measures, despite the government’s scrapping of all mandatory precautions in England, including face masks and social... Read more

Pritchards bookseller retires after 46 years and seeks successor to take on store

A stalwart of the bookselling community in Liverpool is to retire after 46 years, and is on the look out for a "savvy" successor to... Read more

Trade is steadying, say indie booksellers, but 'still a long way to go'

Bookshops are relieved to be physically open again, reporting "steady" trade since raising the shutters at the start of June, with strong local support. ... Read more

Costs rising for some indie booksellers after Brexit vote

While the majority of independent bookshops are not yet seeing any Brexit affect, some are already starting to see costs rise, retailers have told The... Read more

Pellerin extends loans to French indies

French culture minister Fleur Pellerin has promised to extend from one year to five years the loans granted to independent booksellers with cashflow problems out... Read more

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