Tagged: Meryl Halls

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

Frame, Bullows and McColgan win BA awards, as Sophie Christopher honoured

Canongate’s Anna Frame has won the Booksellers Association’s Publicist of the Year award, with the BA renaming it in honour of the late Transworld publicist... Read more

'Level the playing field': BA urges Treasury Select Committee to reform business rates

Booksellers Association m.d. Meryl Halls has urged the Treasury Select Committee to "level the playing field" and reform business rates.  Read more

Talks underway for indies to grab slice of pre-order market

The Booksellers Association is exploring the opportunities for indies to maximise sales on pre-orders, with BA m.d. Meryl Halls describing the market as a huge... Read more

DK invites booksellers to head office in BA scheme

The Booksellers Association and DK have unveiled the second year of the DK Day initiative, with booksellers invited to DK's head office for a special look... Read more

Scottish Book Trade conference calls for cultural change as Brexit looms

The cloud of Brexit hung over the Scottish Book Trade conference, although the mood of the day was one of optimism and resilience. Read more

The Bookseller's c.e.o. predictions for 2019

Following on from The Bookseller's 'alternative' predictions for 2019, senior figures share their hopes and expectations for the year ahead. Read more

Chris Riddell picture book is BA autumn choice

Once Upon A Wild Wood by Chris Riddell (Macmillan Children's Books) has been chosen by the Booksellers Association's Children’s Bookselling Group as its next Independent Booksellers... Read more

Booksellers urge government to 'act quickly' on 'Amazon tax'

News that the government may bring in an ‘Amazon tax’ to help “rebalance the playing field” between physical and online retailers has been welcomed by... Read more

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