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The indie booksellers and Wonder Woman

Meryl Halls reflects on a trip taken by UK booksellers to the American Booksellers Conference. Read more

Law firm charity to launch string of bookshops

A law firm's charity arm is launching several bookshops as a way to combat loneliness and foster community connections. 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

Bottomley appointed executive chair of BA Group

Former Booksellers Association president Nic Bottomley has been appointed executive chair of the BA Group, following the retirement of Tim Godfray last year. Read more

BA urges trade to examine impact of publishing to curb climate change

Publishing has made strides in becoming more sustainable, but firms need to collaborate for a more radical overhaul, both the Booksellers Association and Extinction Rebellion... Read more

Book sales 'going brilliantly' as booksellers rally for last days of Christmas trading

Booksellers are predicting a bumper end to 2018 as the week before Christmas sees strong sales, with Waterstones “sitting very handily”, according to c.e.o. James... Read more

Mr B's crowdfunder closes on £64k

Mr B's Emporium in Bath has raised almost £64,000 to expand its premises since launching its crowdfunder last month. Read more

Mr B's crowdfunder smashes original target, looks further

Mr B's Emporium in Bath has smashed its original crowdfunding target of £45,000 to expand its premises, with the total raised now exceeding £48,500. Read more

BA reveals its diversity grant winners

Independent bookshops in Newcastle, London, Edinburgh and Bedford are among 15 named in the first tranche of shops set to receive funding to help them... 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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