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ABA Rolls Out IndieCommerce 2.0

Starting on July 25, the American Booksellers Association will begin a phased rollout of new IndieCommerce 2.0 websites. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-07-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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ABA Holds Annual Meeting and Town Hall

For the third year running, the American Booksellers Association held its annual meeting and town hall virtually. More than 260 booksellers participated, and discussions ranged from free speech issues to consolidation within the industry. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-07-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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ABA to Debut Virtual Children's Conference

The American Booksellers Association is launching a Virtual Children’s Institute on July 13; the daylong digital event includes online education sessions, bookseller idea exchanges, and keynote speeches. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-05-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Snow Days 2022: Cincinnati Bookstores Enjoy a Renaissance

Indie booksellers everywhere were disappointed when the American Booksellers Association called off this year's Winter Institute in Cincinnati, but local booksellers were even more disappointed: they had been looking forward to showing off their city’s rich literary offerings. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-02-25 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Winter Institute Morphs Into Snow Days

After cancelling its in-person Winter Institute over Covid-19 concerns, the American Booksellers Association has announced that it will expand its virtual Snow Days event from two days to three. Originally set for March 8-9, the event will now run March 8-10. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-01-13 05:00:00 UTC ]
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ABA Cancels 2022 Winter Institute

Citing the alarming rise in recent infections from the Covid-19 coronavirus, the American Booksellers Association has cancelled the 2022 Winter Institute scheduled for February 13-16 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Refunds will be issued in January. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-12-28 05:00:00 UTC ]
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ABA Issues Findings Following July Member Backlash

The American Booksellers Association has released, in a letter to members from CEO Allison Hill, the findings of an internal review after two July incidents led to backlash from members. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-08-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Oren Teicher Explains Why the Binc Foundation Matters

It's hard to imagine the bookselling community without Binc, former American Booksellers Association CEO Oren Teicher writes. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-08-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The American Booksellers Association promoted an anti-trans book, apologized, and then deleted it.

The American Booksellers Association has made their Twitter account private after promoting a scientifically inaccurate anti-trans book, apologizing, and then deleting the apology. The controversy started when the ABA, as part of their July “white box” promotional mailing, sent 750 bookstores a... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-07-16 17:06:17 UTC ]
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Booksellers Denounce ABA Promotion of Anti-Trans Book

The American Booksellers Association is facing withering criticism from booksellers after walking back its promotion of Abigail Shrier's anti-trans title 'Irreversible Damage: The Transgender Craze Seducing Our Daughters' to member bookstores. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Obama hails booksellers as he kicks off ABA Winter Institute

Barack Obama kicked off the American Booksellers Association (ABA) Winter Institute yesterday (18th February) by thanking bookstores for their work in passing on knowledge. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-19 01:43:57 UTC ]
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US publishing bodies protest against Amazon tactics

Key trade bodies in the US – the Association of American Publishers, the Authors Guild and the American Booksellers Association – have sent a letter to Capitol Hill to protest against "anti-competitive tactics" which they say give Amazon "extraordinary" market dominance in the digital books market. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-17 13:53:48 UTC ]
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ABA Seeks to Expand Board to Add Diversity

The American Booksellers Association is asking its membership to vote to add two additional members to the organization's board, bringing to the total to 13, and approve new bylaws that would ensure four board members would be BIPOC booksellers. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Tackling Racism with Teens

Ibram X. Kendi and Jason Reynolds, co-authors of ‘Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You’—a YA adaptation of Kendi’s award-winning title—are teaming up with the American Booksellers Association for a virtual book club. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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James Patterson Leads Group Seeking to Raise Millions for Bookstores

Author James Patterson is spearheading a group that includes Reese Witherspoon, Reese’s Book Club, the Book Industry Charitable Foundation, and the American Booksellers Association in an effort to raise millions of dollars to help save independent bookstores. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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ABA Moves Children’s Institute to 2021

The American Booksellers Association announced that it will postpone Children’s Institute, its annual conference of children’s book publishers, authors, and retailers, until 2021. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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ABA Donates $100K to BINC, Offers Strong Support

American Booksellers Association CEO Allison Hill said the organization had donated $100,000 to BINC. In addition, it is reducing membership fees, paying out for e-commerce faster, and running a daily open forum for members. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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ABA Updates Booksellers on Coronavirus Response

In an email to member stores Tuesday afternoon, the American Booksellers Association announced steps that it is taking to respond to the needs of independent bookstores and ABA staff amid growing concerns about the new coronavirus. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Allison Hill Outlines Her Plans for the ABA

Hill assumes the role of CEO of the American Booksellers Association on March 1, taking over from Oren Teicher, who retired in November after 10 years in the job. And as the first woman to head the ABA, she's ready to get to work. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-01-10 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Allison Hill to replace ABA's Oren Teicher as c.e.o.

The American Booksellers Association (ABA) says Allison Hill will take on the role of c.e.o. as Oren Teicher prepares to step down in November.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-14 05:23:46 UTC ]
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