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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Reaching Readers at the Dollar Store

The value channel has been one of the fastest-growing sectors in retail over the past decade in general, if not for books. But opportunities exist—if publishers can make the economics work. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Which Famous Books Were Written by Aliens? (shelftalker)

With Disclosure around the corner it is time to test your alien book knowledge. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-11 12:00:00 UTC ]
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On Houghton Mifflin Fading Away (shelftalker)

The characters from the Lord of the Rings share their insight into HMH’s passing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-26 10:00:00 UTC ]
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Weight of the Under Toad (shelftalker)

Tweet My missive is a bit scattered and hiccupy this week, dear colleagues, for I’m rather overwhelmed with the state of the world, and I fear that in the words of young Walt in John Irving’s The World According to Garp, “the under toad is winning.” On the eve of the first anniversary of the […] Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-24 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Booksellers to CDC: In My Store, You Mask Up

Unclear. Unhelpful. Irrelevant. That's what booksellers are calling the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's new guidelines on mask-wearing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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And we all mask on (shelftalker)

A booksellers ode to the children’s classic “Bear Snores On” in response to changing CDC mask guidelines. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-17 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Cicadas and Spreadsheets (shelftalker)

A bookseller’s collection of messages and tasks on paper scraps is a peek into post-Covid business. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-10 13:00:00 UTC ]
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The Fun of the Virtual Booktalk (shelftalker)

A bookseller talks about the surprising rewards of discussing books virtually with kids. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-30 12:00:00 UTC ]
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The Opposite of Hibernating (shelftalker)

Hello, long-lost friends of ShelfTalker! It’s hard to believe that, after 10 years of blogging for PW, it’s now been over a year since my last post. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-27 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Two Pandemic Book Moments (shelftalker)

A pair of book moments that stand out from among the multitude of pandemic bookselling interludes at DDG. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-22 10:00:00 UTC ]
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Springing Back to the Blog and the Bookstore (shelftalker)

I’m peeking out to post this week and rejoice that the warmth of spring and the end of a long Covid winter lets us all spend some time together. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-19 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Waterstones shuts Brentwood store after lease talks fail

Waterstones is closing its branch in Brentwood, Essex, saying it was unable to renegotiate the lease. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-09 11:37:35 UTC ]
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Store Closures Challenged Indigo in Q3

Canada' Indigo Books and Music saw a 5% drop in revenue, to C$365.4 million, for the quarter ended December 26, compared with the same period last year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-02-08 05:00:00 UTC ]
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‘A retail media company’: How CAMP wants its online content to eventually drive customers back to stores

CAMP had to shift from brick-and-mortar to a strategy that more directly resembles a digital publisher with a penchant for e-commerce. The post ‘A retail media company’: How CAMP wants its online content to eventually drive customers back to stores appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2021-02-03 05:01:00 UTC ]
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‘A retail media company’: How CAMP wants its online content to eventually drive customers back to stores

CAMP had to shift from brick-and-mortar to a strategy that more directly resembles a digital publisher with a penchant for e-commerce. The post ‘A retail media company’: How CAMP wants its online content to eventually drive customers back to stores appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2021-02-03 05:01:00 UTC ]
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Bookselling Spotlight: The Raven Book Store

The Raven, founded by Mary Lou Wright and Pat Kehde in 1987, began as a mystery specialty store that also carried local interest titles. Today, under the leadership of Danny Caine, it is a full-service general bookstore, and has become an institution. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-08 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Blackwell's drops click and collect in almost all stores as lockdown hits

Blackwell's is the latest bookseller to announce it has closed its stores during the new lockdown and will not be offering click and collect, with the exception of its Oxford branch. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-06 09:24:14 UTC ]
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Waterstones abandons click and collect and closes its stores over lockdown

Waterstones is temporarily closing its stores due to the latest lockdown, furloughing staff and no longer offering a click and collect service. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-04 21:49:21 UTC ]
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An Interview With The Year 2021 (shelftalker)

Tweet Kenny: Greetings Year 2021. You are indeed a sight many of us have longed to behold. The Year 2021: Greetings to you. Kenny: As I stand here once again in the Glade of Years, I cannot help but reflect that your predecessor was not entirely forthcoming in her interview with me. The Year... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-01 11:00:00 UTC ]
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