Tagged: Meryl Halls

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

BA seeks clarity on Covid-19 measures and warns of 'complex repercussions'

The Booksellers Association has warned the easing of Covid-19 restrictions will have “complex repercussions” for booksellers and has joined other retail trade bodies seeking clarity from the... Read more

BA launches community bookshop group

The Booksellers Association (BA) is launching a group to support and provide services for community bookshops which are part of its membership. Read more

Bookshop footfall plateaus but sales stay strong

The Booksellers Association (BA) has reported a plateau in the number of customers visiting bookshops in the weeks before the spring bank holiday weekend, though... Read more

BA launches action group to improve diversity in bookselling

The Booksellers Association is launching an Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Action Group, as part of its work to improve diversity within bookselling and the wider... Read more

BA backs retail staff safety campaign

The Booksellers Association has joined UK retailers and the Home Office in supporting a new campaign launched by the Crimestoppers charity, urging customers to treat... Read more

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

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