National Book Retailer of the Year named

DymocksBook retailers Dymocks and Booktopia have been jointly named 2016 National Book Retailer of the Year at the 2016 Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIAs).

This is the third year that Dymocks has won the Book Retailer of the Year award.

Now in its 16th year, the annual awards pays tribute to the book industry’s most outstanding authors, illustrators, booksellers and publishers across the country.

Dymocks MD, Steve Cox, said it was an honour to be recognised as the National Book Retailer of the Year.

“This prestigious title is a true testament to our hardworking and passionate staff, as well as the overall in-store experience we provide to our customers and booklovers,” Cox said.

“I’d like to congratulate all our stores for their tireless efforts to offer customers the best value and expert knowledge to their local communities. To receive such outstanding recognition in front of our industry colleagues is highly rewarding and inspires us to continue to offer superior levels of service,” he said.

As part of its ongoing support and commitment to the Australian book publishing industry, Dymocks was a sponsor of the ABIAs. This year’s ABIAs was held at the Art Gallery of NSW.

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    lew hoek posted on May 23, 2016

    A very well deserved win for Dymocks nationally in spite of Internet shopping well done to all involved reply

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    Trish posted on May 25, 2016

    Agreed, well deserved! Extremely happy with this result! reply

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