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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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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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

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Chancellor to offer shops £6k 'restart grants' and ponders online retail tax

Chancellor Rishi Sunak will offer shops in England grants of up to £6,000 to help them start trading again in this week's Budget and may also be planning a tax on online retail. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Booksellers See Subdued In-Store Holiday Sales, Online Eruption

Booksellers reported a significant drop in customer traffic and a commensurate drop in sales, but online orders were way up, forcing bookstores to adapt. Barack Obama's memoir and Jeff Kinney's latest were the most popular titles over the Thanksgiving weekend at stores surveyed by 'PW.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-12-03 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Has the Holiday Shopping Surge Started? Book Sales Say Yes

Unit sales of print books increased 18.3% last week, an indication that the early shopping surge that retailers have been hoping for may be taking place. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-20 05:00:00 UTC ]
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S&S Offers New Program for Indie Booksellers

Beginning today, the S&S programs will include dating on open invoices, extra discount and dating for a reopening order between now and the end of August, and enhanced terms for orders during the fall bookselling season. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookselling in lockdown: education titles surge as UK shops are shuttered

Exclusive data from Blackwell’s, Waterstones and Bookstat reveal that, with most UK readers housebound, educational titles, escapist fiction and soothing self-help is much in demand Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-03 16:08:12 UTC ]
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Help unemployed booksellers, shop here: The Bookstore at the End of the World

We’ve already brought your attention to the ways you can help bookstores (and bookstore workers) during the coronavirus pandemic, and here’s another one: a collective of recently laid-off booksellers has started an online storefront at Bookshop.org (in case you missed it, Bookshop is the new... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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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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PRH Holiday Shipping Offer Ready; McIntosh Optimistic About the Season

Penguin Random House is gearing up for the upcoming holiday season with the announcement of its now annual seasonal rapid-shipping program for independent booksellers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-09-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Charity offers free Bookseller Children’s Conference tickets

The Book Trade Charity has announced it is sponsoring three places to The Bookseller’s Children’s Conference later this month to people who want to break into the industry. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Patterson Earmarks $250K for Holiday Bonuses for Booksellers

Bestselling author James Patterson is re-upping his commitment to indie booksellers, pledging a significant personal contribution so that individual booksellers can enjoy holiday bonuses. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie Booksellers Show Post-Holiday Confidence

The unpredictable climate throughout the U.S. in December, both environmental and political, didn’t stop consumers from shopping at independent bookstores—and they have the sales to show for it. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-01-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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B&T, Ingram Offer Holiday Support for Retailers

Both firms are kicking off programs offering rebates, extra discounts, and free shipping for eligible indie bookstores to make it easier to order and reorder during the high-volume holiday shopping season. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-11-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie bookseller Mcfarlane talks Shop with Troika

Tamara Mcfarlane, the owner of award-winning indie bookshop Tales on Moon Lane, has signed a three-book deal with kids’ publisher Troika. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BAM Gets Behind Debut Cookbook in New Holiday Promo

The nation's second largest bookstore chain is going exclusive with a debut cookbook by an Alabama food blogger as part of a holiday promotion running through the end of the year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Weathering Harvey, Houston Booksellers Offer a Helping Hand

One Houston area bookstore reported trouble from flooding, while most others will re-open today after days being closed in the wake of devastating Hurricane Harvey. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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WI12: Indie Booksellers Talk Shop, Discussion of Diversity Dominates

The overall message coming out of Winter Institute is that independent bookselling is thriving, particularly in light of the decline in ebook sales, Barnes & Noble’s continuing stumbles, and growing opportunities for community engagement. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-01-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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November Religion Bestsellers: Holiday Shopping Boosts Sarah Young, Karen Kingsbury

Both of Sarah Young’s devotionals—‘Jesus Always’ and ‘Jesus Calling’— took top spots on PW’s Religion Nonfiction list for November. Plus, Karen Kingsbury came in at #1 in Religion Fiction with ‘A Baxter Family Christmas.’ Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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