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Indie Bookstores Wrap Up 2022

Bad holiday weather put a damper on what was the most normal year for independent booksellers since 2019. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-01-13 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Ada Calhoun and Maud Newton on the Revelations We Gain From Writing

The Miami Book Fair began as a two-day event in November 1984, when a small group of determined individuals—including educators from Miami Dade College, independent booksellers, and librarians—founded Miami Book Fair International. In the nearly 40 years since, Miami Book Fair has grown into one... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-11-22 09:51:48 UTC ]
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Robert Pinsky on the Distinctly American Tradition of Improvisation

The Miami Book Fair began as a two-day event in November 1984, when a small group of determined individuals—including educators from Miami Dade College, independent booksellers, and librarians—founded Miami Book Fair International. In the nearly 40 years since, Miami Book Fair has grown into one... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-11-21 09:59:45 UTC ]
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Virginia Judge Dismisses Case That Sought to Limit Book Sales

Two petitions sought to block Barnes & Noble and independent booksellers from selling “Gender Queer” and “A Court of Mist and Fury” to minors in Virginia because of the books’ sexual content. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2022-08-31 19:12:46 UTC ]
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How Barnes & Noble Went From Villain to Hero

To independent booksellers, the enormous chain was once a threat. Now it’s vital to their survival. And it’s doing well. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2022-04-15 09:00:20 UTC ]
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New Grant Program Will Aid Indie Bookstores

A new industry initiative to help independent booksellers and comic shops recover from the Covid-19 pandemic is being launched today, with a $500,000 contribution from Ingram Charities and Ingram Content Group as well as significant gifts from Bookshop.org and four major publishers. The Survive... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Your Local Bookstore Wants You to Know That It’s Struggling

Independent booksellers are desperate for customers to return, and not just for an online reading. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-10-15 09:00:28 UTC ]
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PRH Announces Early Launch for 2-Day Shipping Program

Penguin Random House is hoping to alleviate a significant source of stress for independent booksellers by launching its annual 2-Day Transit Program on July 1, two months ahead of schedule. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Six Publishers Plan Indie Shindig

The new program is aimed at promoting new books to independent booksellers in the absence of the numerous trade shows that have been postponed because of the coronavirus. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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S&S Partners with Bookshop.org

Simon & Schuster has launched a company-wide effort to support the newly established independent bookseller–focused online bookstore Bookshop.org and its affiliate network of independent booksellers. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-31 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie Publishers Adapting to Coronavirus Outbreak

The new coronavirus is causing unprecedented disruption for independent publishers, but despite those challenges more than half a dozen indies said this week that they were managing to make a somewhat smooth transition to remote work while rallying in support of independent booksellers. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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WI15: Bookselling in The City That Reads

Baltimore has long since replaced its nickname from the 1980s, the City That Reads, but it still rings true for today’s independent booksellers in the city. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-01-10 05:00:00 UTC ]
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5 Ways Amazon Changed Shopping in the 2010s

If it wasn't for Amazon, we might still be buying books at bookstores or at least from another website. Barnes and Noble could still be independent. Borders might still be around. Your mom and pop could possibly eke out an honest living as independent booksellers. And so on. Click here to read... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2019-12-23 12:00:31 UTC ]
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Shipping Delays Continue for Some Indie Booksellers

With just days to go before Christmas, independent booksellers are adapting to persistent delays from UPS and FedEx in a number of regions across the country, particularly the Northeast. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-19 05:00:00 UTC ]
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''Testaments' Off to Recordbreaking Start

The most anticipated book of the fall season is shaping up to deliver for its publisher, Penguin Random House, if not for many independent booksellers, who were hoping the title would smash sales records of their own. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Blessed be the booksellers

In his latest Editor's Letter, Philip Jones reflects on the success of independent booksellers, and the work they still have to do.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-13 02:46:16 UTC ]
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Independents optimistic despite Brexit and challenging high street environment

Brexit, environmental issues and Christmas trading are looming large in independent booksellers’ minds ahead of the annual Booksellers Association conference, which kicks off in Birmingham on Sunday. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-06 07:34:02 UTC ]
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MVB US Promises Booksellers Enhanced Communication with Publishers

MVB US is offering a special promotion to independent booksellers who want to take advantage of the company's Pubeasy and Pubnet services for direct ordering and communication with publishers. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Scholastic Offers Indie Bookstores Special Terms

Scholastic is the latest publisher offering special terms for independent booksellers who want to transition to direct ordering in the wake of the news that Baker & Taylor's is exiting the retail wholesale business. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Independent Publishers Launch Indie Playlist Program

A consortium of independent publishers led by Seven Stories Press has launched Indie Playlist, a program that provides discounts and cash rewards for independent booksellers who order from a rotating list of titles. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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