About the Booksellers Association


The Booksellers Association is a membership organisation for all booksellers in the UK & Ireland, representing over 95% of bookshops.

The BA exists to support, advise and work with its members to create excellent products for booksellers. These range from National Book Tokens, our gift card which offers you increased footfall and keeps gift spending in the book trade and Batch, our award-winning payments service, which saves you time, money and hassle when settling invoices and organising returns, to a full range of money-saving affinity deals, a free Business Support Helpline and a whole range of tailored events, marketing and promotional campaign work, including Books Are My Bag, IndieBound, World Book Day and Independent Bookshop Week.

For more information on becoming a member of the Booksellers Association please click here.

Our Mission Statement: Representing bookselling operations of all types and sizes within the sector, the Booksellers Association works for its members through the provision of goods and services, through representation, advocacy, networking and education, and through the promotion to consumers of bookshops and bookselling.
If you are not already a member of the BA please contact Membership Manager