Bookselling from the Bench (shelftalker)

Bookselling while stationed behind the desk is the hardest challenge of all for this shopkeeper. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-04 13:00:15 UTC ]
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A Bookseller Reading Challenge for 2020 (shelftalker)

Some suggestions of what booksellers should read this year, and what they might avoid. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-01-01 13:00:01 UTC ]
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The Bookselling Season of Limbo (shelftalker)

A bookseller’s reflections on the trends and challenges of the 2019 holiday selling season. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-30 13:00:33 UTC ]
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A Bookseller Field Trip (shelftalker)

Visiting an author’s book launch at a colleague’s bookstore is a delightful adventure. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-18 12:00:48 UTC ]
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The (Surprisingly) Small World of Bookselling (shelftalker)

A bookseller says goodbye to a colleague and reflects on the ways industry relationships come back around. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-13 11:00:53 UTC ]
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The Next Generation of Booksellers? (shelftalker)

Booksellers’ kids talk about the ups and downs of hours spent at the bookstore. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-08-16 12:00:13 UTC ]
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Bookseller Improv (shelftalker)

An amusing Facebook exchange between booksellers responds to annoying customer comments in their stores. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-06 14:00:47 UTC ]
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San Diego Bookseller Undergoes Surgery, Other Booksellers Keep His Store Open

After San Diego bookseller Seth Marko, the co-owner of the Book Catapult, underwent emergency heart surgery last week, other indie booksellers in San Diego and beyond stepped forward to keep the store open while he convalesces. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Midwest Booksellers Association Announces Bookseller Award

The new Midwest Bookseller of the Year award will honor excellence in bookselling and be awarded, annually, to a bookseller affiliated with any indie in the MIBA region. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-04-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fall Regional Bookselling Shows 2015: No Matter Where You Live, There's a Book for There: TK# Picks from Booksellers

Booksellers from across the country share standout books with strong regional ties. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-04 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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Fall Regional Bookselling Shows 2015: Adult Authors Appearing at the 2015 Regional Bookselling Trade Shows

Here is a selection of some of the hundreds of authors who will be at this season’s regional shows. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fall Regional Bookselling Shows 2015: Children’s Authors Appearing at the 2015 Regional Bookselling Trade Shows

A selection of some of the hundreds of children's book authors who will be at this season’s regional shows. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Row as Barnes Children's Literature Festival chooses Waterstones as official bookseller

An indie bookshop which was the official bookseller of the Barnes Children’s Literature Festival has been replaced by organisers in favour of Waterstones. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-14 03:02:58 UTC ]
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UK Booksellers Association Cites Third Year of Gains in Stores

The trade association for the UK's booksellers says that following 20 years of decline, its membership counts 890 independent member-shops on its roster. The post UK Booksellers Association Cites Third Year of Gains in Stores appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-01-10 16:36:46 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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Quick Cash Flow Ideas for January (shelftalker)

Some ideas from a seasoned bookseller on events to generate business in the slow month of January. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-01-08 13:00:11 UTC ]
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What Austin Teens Want Publishers to Know in 2020 (shelftalker)

Teen readers seek surprises, less trend following, and more new releases in December! Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-01-03 13:00:52 UTC ]
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Quick Thoughts About the Holidays (shelftalker)

Looking back on the holiday season from a part-timer who used to co-own the store. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-31 13:00:04 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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