Dispatch from an Empty Store (shelftalker)

View from the front lines of bookselling just a few days into quarantine season. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-18 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Confederate monument enthusiasts targeted my store—and it comically backfired.

I purchased an independent bookstore in Salisbury, North Carolina just six months ago, after taking leave from my career as a foreign service officer with the U.S. Department of State. After tours in Afghanistan, India, and other cities overseas, I was eager to give my four-year-old daughter... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-06-23 17:42:00 UTC ]
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Cleeves writes story based on Forum Books for store to give away free

Ann Cleeves has written a short story based on indie store Forum Books in Northumberland, which even features manager Helen Stanton as a character. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-22 05:26:33 UTC ]
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Author Elin Hilderbrand to Hold Four In-Store Events

Over the next two week, four bookstores — two in Delaware and one each in New Jersey and California — will host author Elin HIlderbrand for in-person book signings. All events will follow strict safety and health protocols set by her publisher, Little, Brown, and the stores themselves. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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To Ope, Or Not to Ope, That Is the Question (shelftalker)

When so many businesses are reopening to the public, why are we still curbside-only? Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-16 12:06:35 UTC ]
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S.A. Chakraborty Holds Forth (shelftalker)

An interview with the accomplished author of the Daevabad Trilogy, a book for all times and our times. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-04 13:52:00 UTC ]
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The Flying Pig Games (shelftalker)

Promoting the fourth book in the Hunger Games series during COVID-19 invited a little video intervention. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-19 10:49:35 UTC ]
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B&N Slowly Reopening Stores to Customers

By the end of the week, Barnes & Noble will have 51 bookstores open for in-store shopping. In addition, 500 stores are now offering curbside pickup. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Booksellers Look to Curbsides and Online Sales, Not In-Store Customers

As states establish reopening timelines and Covid-19 infection rates continue to rise in various parts of the country, bookstores are not reopening in any conventional sense—nor do many owners intend to. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Most BAM Stores Are Now Open

Books-A-Million CEO Terry Finley said most BAM stores are now open for in-store visits in addition to curbside pickup. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-07 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Booksellers Face Difficult Decisions When Reopening Stores

As states relax their provisions to cope with the spread of Covid-19, bookstores will begin to reopen—and the logistical and practical issues bookstores will face as they prepare to do so are numerous. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Add a kick to your online shopping with these rare books from MoMA Design Store.

Here’s some news to mix up your quarantine-driven online shopping life: the MoMA Design Store has just released a selection of rare books from its archive, and they’re now on sale at its website. The books include seminal texts like a first edition of William Eggleston’s Guide by John Szarkowski... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-20 20:00:04 UTC ]
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Two Twos (shelftalker)

Two things I’m pretty sure are true and two things we’re doing at DDG to work around the closure of our selling floor. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-16 10:45:31 UTC ]
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Comic Creators Unite to Benefit Stores

A large group of comic book creators will be using Twitter to auction books, art and more to benefit stores upended by the coronavirus pandemic. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-04-14 13:49:17 UTC ]
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Stars and Stares (shelftalker)

Kind acts and thoughtful generosity shine through the darker moments of this crisis. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-07 12:25:42 UTC ]
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B&NE Furloughs College Store Employees

After closing most of its college campus stores, Barnes & Noble Education has furloughed "the majority of the [Barnes & Noble College] workforce and a select number of employees from the company’s other segments,” the company said in a memo. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble closes 65% of stores

Barnes & Noble has temporarily shut approximately 65% of its stores following the coronavirus outbreak in the US. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-26 09:54:48 UTC ]
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Innovative indies find online silver lining as coronavirus closes stores

Indie bookshops are focusing on online sales and coming up with innovative ideas for business after the coronavirus crisis forced physical stores to close. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-25 17:14:30 UTC ]
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Pan Mac 'forensically reviewing' publication programme as stores shut

Pan Macmillan has said it is “forensically reviewing” its publication programme to decide on possible title moves following the closure of major high street chains during the coronavirus crisis. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-24 15:41:34 UTC ]
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W H Smith closes 60% of stores as Johnson shuts shops and libraries

W H Smith has closed around 60% of its shops after the Prime Minister ordered non-essential stores to shut owing to the coronavirus outbreak. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-23 20:27:47 UTC ]
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