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Saturday is Love your Bookshop Day. 5 reasons why readers keep coming back to independent book stores

We interviewed booksellers about their experience of the pandemic and their customers. Continue reading at 'The Conversation'

[ The Conversation | 2021-10-07 05:14:45 UTC ]
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Add a kick to your online shopping with these rare books from MoMA Design Store.

Here’s some news to mix up your quarantine-driven online shopping life: the MoMA Design Store has just released a selection of rare books from its archive, and they’re now on sale at its website. The books include seminal texts like a first edition of William Eggleston’s Guide by John Szarkowski... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-20 20:00:04 UTC ]
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Retail spotlight: Charlie Byrne’s Bookshop and The Blessington Book Store

We talk to Galway institution Charlie Byrne’s Bookshop, which will celebrating its 30th birthday in October, and Nibbies Children’s Bookseller of the Year shortlistee, The Blessington Book Store.   Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-18 23:52:32 UTC ]
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Making their Mark: Triple celebration in store as Hamilton comic book shop turns 30

There's a lot of work - and a lot of fun - involved in the business of selling comics, Chris Lander tells Mike Mather. Continue reading at 'Stuff'

[ Stuff | 2019-05-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW’s Bookstore of the Year: Boulder Book Store

If a bookstore takes the name of the city in which it resides, it had better reflect the values and character of its hometown. Boulder Book Store, PW’s 2018 Bookstore of the Year, does just that. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Boulder Book Store Named 2018 PW Bookstore of the Year; Mesjak Rep

The innovative Colorado bookstore is the 26th recipient of the PW Bookstore of the Year Award. Among the store's firsts, it is the first store to buy on Edelweiss and one of the first to offer consignment sections by publisher. John Mesjak with Abraham Associates was named this year's PW Sales... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Online book shopping overtakes in-store for first time

Print book sales showed "continuing resilience" in 2014, with overall spending on print and digital titles increasing across the year. Meanwhile, online book buying overtook in-store book buying for the first time last year. In 2014, sales of print and ebooks stood at £2.2bn, up 4% from the... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-03-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Media Decoder Blog: Many Online Book Buyers First Shop Around in Stores

According to a survey, 24 percent of people who said they had bought books from an online retailer in the last month also said they had seen the book in a brick-and-mortar bookstore first. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2011-12-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Raven Book Store Owner Sells Large Stake in Store to Seven Employees

Danny Caine, the owner of the Raven Book Store in Lawrence, Kans., has sold a 49% stake in the 35-year-old bookstore to a group of seven employees. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-01-04 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Powell’s Books will stop selling books through Amazon due to its “detrimental impact” on stores.

With this year’s Independent Bookstore Day occurring at a particularly rough time for booksellers, the iconic Powell’s Books in Portland has decided to make a statement and stop selling through Amazon. In a statement, owner Emily Powell notes that the occasion, this year, feels “especially... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-08-27 19:29:44 UTC ]
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Miss going to the bookstore? Here are some books about books to help get you through.

‘”Confessions of a Bookseller’” and other wonderful titles remind us of the joys of shelf-browsing. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-04-15 15:59:07 UTC ]
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BEA 2015: Bookstore of the Year: Books & Books

In the late 1970s, Mitchell Kaplan dropped out of law school in Washington, D.C., with the dream of opening an independent bookstore in South Florida, where he grew up. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books & Books Named PW Bookstore of the Year; Sheridan Rep

Given the outsized influence of the 33-year-old South Florida bookstore and owner Mitchell Kaplan, the biggest surprise was that it hadn't received the award earlier. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-03-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Is TikTok Saving Print Books and Bookstores?

Print book sales and store traffic are on the rise. Plus: Book Riot's best books of 2024, adaptation news, and more. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2024-07-10 15:00:00 UTC ]
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An Online Feminist Bookstore Sets Up Shop in Oakland

The Womb House Books bricks-and-mortar store, which opened on June 15, features the carefully curated, women-focused vintage titles that are the Etsy shop's bread and butter, with the addition of frontlist books. Owner Jessica Ferris is doing it all on her own—and loving every minute. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-06-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Why a San Francisco bookstore is shipping queer books to conservative states — for free

Amid growing efforts to censor and ban LGBTQ+ books, one small bookstore in San Francisco is punching back. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2024-06-19 10:00:54 UTC ]
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Inside High Valley Books, the Fashion Bookstore in a Brooklyn Apartment

Bill Hall, the proprietor, has assembled a vast collection of hard-to-find fashion books and magazines coveted by designers and influencers. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2024-06-12 09:03:57 UTC ]
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PW Bookstore of the Year 2024 Finalist: Red Balloon Bookshop

The Red Balloon, founded in 1984 in St. Paul, Minn., specializes in books for children of all ages. It has been a community gathering space for decades. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-04-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Bookstore of the Year 2024 Finalist: Antigone Books

Founded in 1973, Antigone Books stands strong as a Tucson, Ariz., feminist landmark. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-04-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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She poured her heart into Arcadia's Book Rack. Now the small bookstore is closing

Book Rack is the second San Gabriel Valley bookstore to face a reckoning this year. The owner of Vroman's in Pasadena put the store up for sale because he wants to retire. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2024-02-26 11:00:30 UTC ]
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