Book stores will close if no buyers

ADMINISTRATORS for the troubled book retailers Borders and Angus & Robertson have warned both chains may close if buyers can't be found. Continue reading at 'The Sydney Morning Herald'

[ The Sydney Morning Herald | 2011-05-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book stores will close if no buyers

ADMINISTRATORS for the troubled book retailers Borders and Angus & Robertson have warned both chains may close if buyers can't be found. Continue reading at The Sydney Morning Herald

[ The Sydney Morning Herald | 2011-05-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harvard Book Store Closes Temporarily Due to Employee Covid Infection

The Harvard Book Store in Cambridge, Mass., has temporarily closed to in-person browsing after a member of the staff tested positive for Covid-19. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Half Price Books Closes All 126 Stores

Half Price Books became the largest U.S. bookstore chain to close its doors as a result of the pandemic. The company, which has 126 stores in 17 states, said there would be no layoffs among its 3,000 employees. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Caravan Book Store will close this month after nearly 64 years

Caravan Book Store fills an almost inconspicuous niche on Grand Avenue in downtown Los Angeles. With Starbucks on one side and the Biltmore on the other, it has straddled the city’s past and present, offering bibliophiles refuge and solace in its well-curated selection of antiquarian books. For... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-02-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Michigan Mini-Chain Schuler Books to Close Lansing Store

One of the retailer's anchor locations, in an open air shopping mall in Michigan's capital city, will close next month. The chain's co-owner cited issues with the mall's management as the driving force behind the decision. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Book World to Close All 45 Stores Across the Midwest

Book World Inc, announced on Tuesday that it is closing all 45 of its bookstores due to a drop in sales due to the consumer shift away from shopping malls, where many Book World stores are located. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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With No Buyer, Bankrupt Hastings Will Close All Stores

A bid made by the liquidation specialists Hilco Merchant Resources and Gordon Brothers was approved yesterday, meaning that the process of selling off Hastings inventory and closing all stores will begin soon. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Q&A with Strand Book Store Children's Buyer Stella Williams

Bookseller Stella Williams tells PW about working at the New York City's famed Strand Book Store, and the plans to grow the store's children's department. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Book World To Close Two Wisconsin Stores

Book World, a regional chain of 48 bookstores located in small towns and cities in five Midwestern states, is closing two Wisconsin outlets this summer. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Williams' Book Store in San Pedro to close after 104 years

Williams' Book Store is considered by some to be the oldest continuously operating bookstore in Los Angeles. It stands to be the latest casualty in a business that has been moving increasingly online.As a little girl, Anne Gusha walked into and was charmed by Williams' Book Store in San Pedro.... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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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

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Utah’s Draconian Book Banning Bill Close to Passage; An Anti-Book Ban Bill Proposed In Response

Although a major book ban bill is close to passage in Utah, another bill meant to end book bans by the state has hit the legislature. Here's what is in both bills–and what you can do. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Discover New Japanese Books and Authors: Close-up on Japan Book Bank

As the largest online catalog of published Japanese content in the world, Japan Book Bank is the best and easiest way for publishers and copyright agents to discover new Japanese books and authors. PW caught up with Yoshiaki Hamza Yoshino of Japan Book Publishers Association to discuss JBB and... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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

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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

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Concern for children's book market as The Book People fails to find buyer

Trade figures have said the failure of The Book People to find a buyer, leading to 155 redundancies, could have ramifications for the children's book market.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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German Book Market in 2017: Stable Sales But in Need of More Book Buyers

The latest book market statistics from Germany show that flat book sales are being generated by fewer overall book buyers. The Börsenverein calls for a focus on potential readers. The post German Book Market in 2017: Stable Sales But in Need of More Book Buyers appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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As Bogotá’s Book Fair Closes: Audiobooks and Localization

The key to audiobooks' future in Latin America, some say, is 'localized' dialects — and more enthusiasm from publishers. The post As Bogotá’s Book Fair Closes: Audiobooks and Localization appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Bologna Children’s Book Fair Closes With 31,735 Trade Visitors

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