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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

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

BA's Bottomley urges parliamentarians to support 'heroic' bookshops

Booksellers Association president Nic Bottomley yesterday urged parliamentarians to support its representations to government to give "heroic" bookshops the same business rate exemptions as pubs in recognition of... Read more

Booksellers urged to tackle diversity with £50k worth of grants

The Booksellers Association has unveiled a raft of measures to improve diversity in bookselling, including handing out £50,000 worth of grants to bookshops. Read more

O’Farrell, Kay and Kerr make IBW shortlists

Maggie O’Farrell, Adam Kay and Judith Kerr are amongst the authors on the Independent Bookshop Week (IBW) Book Award shortlists, as voted for by independent... Read more

Bottomley takes over BA presidency

Mr B's bookshop co-owner Nic Bottomley has been elected as president of the Booksellers Association, taking over the role from Rosamund de la Hay, owner... Read more

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