Tagged: Meryl Halls

Get behind bookshops as they reopen, BA urges

Bookshops finally reopen their doors in England and Wales today (Monday 12th April) after more than three months of closure, with the Booksellers Association urging... Read more

Indie bookshop numbers rose again in 2020, BA stats show

The number of independent bookshops in the UK and Ireland has grown for the fourth consecutive year, the Booksellers Association has confirmed. ... Read more

Halls heralds 'remarkable' Christmas business and thanks trade for support

Booksellers Association managing director Meryl Halls has heralded “remarkable” Christmas trading for the sector as she thanked the trade for its “invaluable” support this year.... Read more

Halls hails Bookshop site as 'game-changer' for indies

New retail website Bookshop.org has been hailed as a “game-changer” by Booksellers Association m.d. Meryl Halls while its founder has said more features are on... 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

Bookshops tussling with landlords over rents, says BA

Bookshops already suffering from the Covid-19 crisis are being put under further pressure from inflexible rent demands, the Booksellers Association has warned. ... Read more

The Bookseller begins search for first ever Bookshop Heroes list

Submissions are now open for The Bookseller's inaugural Bookshop Heroes special, a listing of some of the best individual booksellers in the UK and Ireland.... Read more

Ingram sees 'huge swing' to print on demand during coronavirus

The coronavirus pandemic has seen a “huge swing” towards print on demand (p.o.d.), Ingram's senior vice-president David Taylor has said. ... Read more

Bookshops will roar back once Covid-19 has passed, says BA's Meryl Halls

Bookshops will roar back once the coronavirus pandemic has passed, the Bookseller Association managing director has said in a live Twitter chat hosted by The... Read more

BA welcomes Select Committee verdict on business rates

The Booksellers Association has welcomed the Treasury Select Committee findings into business rates which describe the current regime as a "broken system".... Read more

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