Bookstore takes crown

books 3Dymocks has been named the 2015 National Book Retailer of the Year at the Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIAs) for the second year running.

Known as the ‘Academy Awards’ for books, the annual awards, which began in 2000, pay tribute to the book industry’s best authors, illustrators, booksellers, and publishers across the country.

Steve Cox, Dymocks MD, said it is an honour to be recognised as the National Book Retailer of the Year and paid tribute to Dymocks’ staff for their continued dedication and passion to delivering expert advice and service to booklovers across the country.

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

As part of its ongoing support and commitment to the Australian book publishing industry, Dymocks was a sponsor of the ABIAs.

“It’s important for us to be a part of a night that highlights the outstanding contribution Australia’s publishing industry and authors make to the country’s cultural and literary life.

“The Australian book industry is alive, vibrant, strong and growing; nothing shows this so clearly than these awards which highlight the successes of people and companies across all parts of this industry over the past year.”

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