Bookstores Go It Alone in Reopening

Many governors across the United States have been eager to the begin the multiphase reopening of businesses, but many bookstore owners are acting more cautiously than state guidelines recommend. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Irish customers welcome reopened bookstores

"Eager" customers have "welcomed" the opening of bookstores in Ireland this week, The Bookseller has heard.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-10 05:57:23 UTC ]
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As Canadian Bookstores Reopen, Challenges Await

Indigo has reopened less than 10% of its bookstores across Canada and will close 15 outlets permanently this summer. In Winnipeg, McNally Robinson says customers are returning, but sales are still down 60% from last year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Coronavirus Impact: German Bookstores on the Early Reopening Trek

In April, German bookstores saw hardcover and first-edition paperbacks sales drop by 47.3 percent, according to Börsenblatt magazine. The post Coronavirus Impact: German Bookstores on the Early Reopening Trek appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-05-15 15:54:42 UTC ]
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For Bookstore Owners, Reopening Holds Promise and Peril

Across the United States, booksellers are wrestling with how to safely open their stores. Some are racing ahead. Others feel it’s too risky. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-05-13 19:46:47 UTC ]
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Some California Bookstores Prepare to Reopen

As part of "Phase 2" of California's four-step plan to restart its economy, bookstores can reopen on May 8 as long as they follow the state’s guidelines to reduce the risk of Covid-19 transmission. Stores will be able to offer curbside pickup and home delivery. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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South Carolina Bookstore Shares Story of Reopening

Fiction Addiction in Greenville, S.C., has re-opened after the state government gave permission; shoppers are limited to four at a time. "My concern was less for my own health than the health of the store," said owner Jill Hendrix. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Paris’ PUF Bookstore Reopens With Print-on-Demand

The Espresso Book Machine proves to be just what's needed to revive Paris' venerable 'PUF' bookshop: print on demand. The post Paris’ PUF Bookstore Reopens With Print-on-Demand appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Independent bookstore owner invests in online bookstore famous for destroying independent bookstores.

Nancy Bass Wyden, owner of New York City’s Strand Bookstore—one of the largest independent bookstores in the country—purchased stock in Amazon three times between April 6 and May 1, totaling somewhere between $115,000 and $250,000, according to Barron’s. If you’ll recall this was a time period... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-06-05 16:29:38 UTC ]
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Denver's Tattered Cover Bookstore Is Now the Largest Black-Owned Bookstore in the U.S.

Denver's iconic Tattered Cover Bookstore, which has been owned by Len Vlahos and Kristen Gilligan since 2015, has been sold to two entrepreneurs and Denver natives, Kwame Spearman and David Back. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-12-09 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Read one bookstore owner’s impassioned call to help all independent bookstores.

As COVID cases surge to record numbers and Republicans flirt with a paper coup the future of the nation’s bookstores remains perilous. Yes, we all have a lot to worry about—but if you care about that unwieldy, amorphous thing called literary culture, please spare a moment (or a dollar) to... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-10 16:14:32 UTC ]
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Love Your Bookstore: Greenlight Bookstore

For this year's Love Your Bookstore Challenge, the staff at Brooklyn's Greenlight Bookstore share their colorful and varied must-read titles. The post Love Your Bookstore: Greenlight Bookstore appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at The Millions

[ The Millions | 2019-11-13 11:00:58 UTC ]
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Indie Bookstore Day returns, celebrating local bookstores as sanctuaries

Independent Bookstore Day returns April 29 for a day of reader solidarity, or, in the words of one local participant, Skylight Books, “Today we all bleed indie!” Launched in California in 2014, Independent Bookstore Day has since gone national — this year’s list of participants boasts 458... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Children’s Bookstore Makes the Shortlist for PW Bookstore of the Year

For the first time in the nearly 25-year history of the PW Bookstore of the Year Awards, a children’s only bookstore, Wild Rumpus in Minneapolis, was named one of five finalists. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-01-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amid Polish Bookstore Decline, Help for Small Bookstores

Poland is dominated by two major bookselling chains, but the city of Krakow is offering support to small, indie booksellers to preserve cultural heritage. The post Amid Polish Bookstore Decline, Help for Small Bookstores appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Bookstore Sales Jumped 34.7% in March

March bookstore sales rose 34.7% over a year ago, according to preliminary estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau. Last March was the first month in which bookstore sales were impacted by pandemic-induced lockdowns. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's booksellers across UK report solid sales after reopening

A number of children’s bookshops up and down the country have spoken of their joy at being able to welcome children and parents back into their premises, with many reporting excellent trading. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-07 10:42:15 UTC ]
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Notable New England Bookstores Change Owners

Northshire Bookstore in Manchester Center, Vt., and its sister store in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., have been sold to new owners, as has the Norwich Bookstore in Norwich, Vt. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Celebrating Independent Bookstore Day

On Saturday, April 24, 749 bookstores in all 50 states participated in bookselling's biggest yearly celebration. Here are some highlights of the day, in pictures. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Publishers, Authors to Raise More Aid for Indie Bookstores

Indie Shindig, a virtual event series for booksellers created by half a dozen publishers, aims to raise up to $18,000 for We Need Diverse Books and Binc. Author Gayle Forman and Penguin Books for Young Readers are contributing sales of Forman's new novel to Binc's "Thrive to Survive" campaign. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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