ABA gained 95 indies in 2018, Winter Institute hears

The 14th American Booksellers Association’s (ABA) Winter Institute saw independent US booksellers celebrating another bumper year, with sales up 4.9% and compound growth of 7.5% over the past five years. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indies See 2018 Sales Jump 5% with ABA Adding 95 Stores

ABA executive director Oren Teicher said sales at independent bookstores rose 5% in 2018 over 2017, helped by the addition of 95 new stores. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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German Bookseller Florian Valerius Is a 2020 Fellow for ABA Winter Institute

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US indies brave uncertain times at Annual Winter Institute

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ABA Winter Institute 2016: Bookselling Peaking in Colorado

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ABA Winter Institute 2016: Authors and Books to Watch for at WI 11

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ABA Winter Institute 2016: Conversations with Keynoters

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ABA Winter Institute 2016: Conversations with Keynoters: ‘Small Data,’ Big Impact, With Martin Lindstrom

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ABA Winter Institute 2015: Authors and Books to Watch For at WI 10

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