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EIBF encourages shopping locally this Black Friday

It’s that time of the year again. The weather is getting crispy and wherever you go, offline or online, you are bombarded with ads for price reductions, good deals and insane sales. It can be overwhelming and easy to lose track of what you really want or need.

New research paper on E-commerce platforms published by EIBF’s RISE Bookselling

Through RISE Bookselling, the three-year EU co-funded project run by EIBF, we have published a research paper that presents e-commerce platforms dedicated entirely to independent booksellers in three different countries: Libris in the Netherlands, Todostuslibros in Spain and I

EIBF Position on Late Payment Regulation Proposal

Last 12th September, the European Commission presented a proposal for a Regulation to combat late payment in commercial transactions. The proposal will replace the current Directive by, among other changes, imposing a strict payment cap of 30 days between all Business-to-Business (B2B) transactions without flexibility or exception.

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This is what we do for our members

Exchange of best practice

EIBF fosters the exchange of best practice between its members and acts as a forum for discussion and cooperation.


EIBF meets decision-makers of both European and international institutions, explaining the specificities of the bookselling industry, at different stages. 

Industry events

EIBF regularly organises targeted policy-oriented events on different subjects with the aim of boosting the visibility of the bookselling industry. 

Book Charter

Why bookstores are crucial to community life - check out our new book charter.

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The European and International Booksellers Federation represents national booksellers associations in the European Union and beyond. EIBF Members in turn have in membership booksellers of all kinds: brick and mortar bookshops, online bookshops, independents, chains.

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