BookExpo, ABA Offer BEX Travel Grants to Indie Booksellers

BookExpo and the American Booksellers Association have partnered on a program offering indie booksellers financial support to attend the annual book industry trade show. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2018: Camron Wright Owes It All to Indie Booksellers

Warning: Other authors may not want to read this story because it will make them want to tear their hair out. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2018: ABA Calls for Invoicing Overhaul; Bookseller Calls for 'Action' Against Spicer

ABA CEO Oren Teicher announced the organization's investment in Batch and called for bookseller support. Booksellers pushed for a boycott of Sean Spicer at BookExpo and increased awareness of gentrification in bookselling. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Patterson Offers 'Happy Holidays' for 320 Indie Booksellers

For the third year in a row, the bestselling author is giving holiday bonuses to indie booksellers. This year he sent checks ranging from $750 to $1,250 to booksellers and bookstore owners around the country. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-12-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Inkshares Offers Indie Booksellers Their Own Imprint

On Thursday, Ada’s Technical Books in Seattle became the first independent bookstore to sign on for an imprint with Inkshares, a new publisher that melds crowdfunding with traditional publishing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-06-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ABA Winter Institute 2015: A Growing State Offers Growing Opportunities For Booksellers

The book business is strong in North Carolina as booksellers in the Tar Heel State come out of the economic downturn that wreaked havoc across the nation starting in 2008. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-01-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Indie Author–Indie Bookseller Relationship Warms Up

More and more indie booksellers are tightening bonds with their communities is by stocking self-published titles by local writers—as long as they don't say a word about Amazon. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-09-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fall Regional Bookselling Shows 2015: Publishers Offer Economics of Publishing 101 for Booksellers

Publishers will be using profit-and-loss statements to educate booksellers about their financial realities at this year's regional trade shows. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Booksellers Offer Promos for Holiday Shopping Kickoff

Store owners from BXsellers, PW's bookstore Facebook group, are prepping special promotions for Black Friday and Small Business Saturday, focusing on loyalty discounts and gift card bonuses. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-26 05:00:00 UTC ]
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How a thriving indie bookseller is taking on Amazon's bricks-and-mortar insurgence

Ann Patchett reveals the route to her bestseller and how she'll battle Amazon. (Shop dogs help.) Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-10-31 20:02:20 UTC ]
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Fires and power outages plague California indie booksellers.

As the wildfire situation in California worsens—with power outages, road closures, red flag warnings, and mandatory evacuations occurring throughout the state—several independent bookstores have been forced to reduce operating hours, cancel events, and in some cases even close their doors... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-10-30 17:00:29 UTC ]
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California Indie Booksellers Contend with Fires, Power Outages

Fires at opposite ends of California's coastal region, amplified by power outages, have closed a number of indie bookstores and displaced their employees, especially those in the San Francisco Bay Area and north. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie booksellers honor Ottessa Moshfegh, Jonathan Lethem and the Natural History Museum

Southern California Independent Booksellers Association honors 2019 award winners Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-10-02 01:12:51 UTC ]
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Canada's Indie Booksellers Are Optimistic

A survey of Canadian independent booksellers by BookNet Canada found nearly three quarters felt the bookselling industry was "healthy" and 68% saw an increase in revenue from book sales in the previous year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BA launches final round of £50k diversity fund grants for booksellers

The Booksellers Association (BA) has launched the last of three rounds of Diversity & Inclusiveness Grants for its members. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-09 16:43:33 UTC ]
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Indie Booksellers Incensed as Amazon Breaks 'Testaments' Embargo

A highly anticipated new book. A broken embargo. A cluster of angry booksellers. Penguin Random House has reacted to the fact that Amazon seems to have shipped copies of Margaret Atwood's 'The Testaments' in spite of the fact that it's on-sale-date is nearly a week away. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-04 04:00:00 UTC ]
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German Bookseller Florian Valerius Is a 2020 Fellow for ABA Winter Institute

Bookselling Without Borders has given US booksellers international industry contacts, and now a retailer from Germany will be at the ABA's Winter Institute. The post German Bookseller Florian Valerius Is a 2020 Fellow for ABA Winter Institute appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-08-22 05:30:29 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2019: Indie Bookstores Grow in Number, Profits

American Booksellers Association CEO Oren Teicher addressed members at the organization's town hall and annual meeting at BookExpo, noting the ABA added 99 members last year and members increased profitability. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-30 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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Indonesia LBF Market Focus offers £5k cultural grants

The National Organising Committee for Indonesia as Market Focus Country at the 2019 London Book Fair is offering grants of up to £5,000 to organisations in the UK for the purpose of staging activities or events that increase public knowledge of Indonesia via the creative sector. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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