Coastal Regional Bookstore Associations Offer Additional Help

Indie booksellers in New England and in California will be getting additional assistance from their regional bookstore associations, including management counselling, tech support, and promotional opportunities. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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How Regional Indie Bookstore Associations Are Helping

Regional independent booksellers associations are working to support their members with information, digital resources, virtual events, promotions, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Nibbies 2021: Bookstore, Small Press Regional and Country Winners

Eight retailers and nine small presses now are in the running for the British Book Awards' top winners' list, coming in May. The post Nibbies 2021: Bookstore, Small Press Regional and Country Winners appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-03-17 11:28:19 UTC ]
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Black-Owned Bookstore Offers “Ally Box” Book Subscription: Critical Linking, June 5, 2020

An awesome daily roundup of the most interesting bookish links from around the web. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-06-05 10:30:41 UTC ]
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International Publishers Association Outlines First Amman Regional Seminar

Put your text here. image By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson subhed xxx The post International Publishers Association Outlines First Amman Regional Seminar appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-08-13 05:55:48 UTC ]
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What Happens After Amazon’s Domination Is Complete? Its Bookstore Offers Clues

Popular novels, technical tomes and self-published books are pirated and sold on Amazon. That may actually be helping the company extend its grip on the book business. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-06-23 21:06:40 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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PRH Offers Direct Sales to Orphaned Bookstores

In response to Baker & Taylor closing its retail wholesale business, Penguin Random House has launched the "Indies Express Program" to transition B&T indie bookstore accounts to direct sales. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Independent Bookstores Vie for British Book Award Honors in Eight Regions

With one bookstore reporting a 36-percent increase in business in 2017, almost 40 retailers are put into contention for the Independent Bookstore of the Year prize at the British Book Awards, the Nibbies. The post Independent Bookstores Vie for British Book Award Honors in Eight Regions appeared... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-02-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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National College Store Association Gears Up to Fight for Independent Campus Bookstores

As the number of independent campus stores dwindles precipitously, NACS is making the preservation of indies its top priority. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A New Standard for Regional Bookseller Association Trade Shows

After nearly a decade of experimenting, regional bookseller association trade shows have found the right mix of authors, education, and exhibits. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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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Why one bookstore is offering refunds on Harper Lee's 'Go Set a Watchman'

Brilliant Books in Traverse City, Mich., is offering customers who bought the newly released Harper Lee novel 'Go Set a Watchman' refunds because it says marketing for the highly anticipated volume was misleading. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2015-08-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Innovation Offers Hope to UK Indie Bookstores

Technology is giving UK booksellers hope in their battle against Amazon, including a new web extension, Bookindy, that finds a local book price for you. The post Innovation Offers Hope to UK Indie Bookstores appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-07-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Russian Gov’t Offers Support for Bookstores

With the number of bookstores in Russia in free fall as a result of rising rents, the Russian government is extending subsidies to support retailers. The post Russian Gov’t Offers Support for Bookstores appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-06-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sharjah Book Authority to Offer Regional Printing, Distribution

In the UAE, the new Sharjah Book Authority will offer printing services to regional publishers, as well as offer distribution, research and events. The post Sharjah Book Authority to Offer Regional Printing, Distribution appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-05-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon offers physical bookstores a cut of Kindle ebook sales, and just enough rope

Just as Kobo has cozied up to physical booksellers, so too does Amazon have a plan to smother them in e-ink kisses. Under the company's new "Amazon Source" program, any independent bookstore that sells a Kindle tablet or e-reader will be rewarded with ten percent of future book purchases made on ... Continue reading at Engadget

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More college bookstores offer book rentals

Students heading to college can expect to spend about $662 a year on textbooks and other course materials, according to The National Association of College Stores. Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

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Regional Mag Publisher Looks to Resuscitate Local Newspaper Business with Weekly Offering

Dan Shannon, publisher of North Carolina city titles Chapel Hill and Durham Magazines, has spotted a hole in the current news publishing model. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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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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