Greenlight Bookstores in Brooklyn Unionize

A total of 39 employees at two locations of Greenlight Bookstore and one location of Yours Truly, Brooklyn, a stationery store, all located in Brooklyn, N.Y., have voted to join the Retail, Wholesale, and Department Store Union. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-08-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Pasadena's historic Vroman's bookstore up for sale, along with Book Soup

Vroman's, a longtime Pasadena bookstore, is for sale. Its owner is also looking to sell its second Pasadena location and Book Soup in West Hollywood. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2024-01-18 18:16:13 UTC ]
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Lauren Groff on Opening a Bookstore in Florida

Novelist Lauren Groff joins co-hosts Whitney Terrell and V.V. Ganeshananthan to discuss the new independent bookstore she and her husband are planning in Gainesville, Florida. The Lynx, which Groff aims to open this spring, will feature banned books, an act of resistance in a state where more... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2024-01-11 09:04:26 UTC ]
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East Coast, Southern, and Chain Bookstores Report Strong Holiday Sales

Stores on the East Coast, in the South, and two chains, Half-Price Books and Kinokuniya, reported strong sales over the holidays and through much of 2023. Romantasy, prize winners and nominees, and books promoted on social media continue to dominate. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-01-11 05:00:00 UTC ]
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The Best Bookstores and Libraries to Follow on TikTok

Connect with book lovers all over the world by following 17 of the best bookstores and libraries on TikTok. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2024-01-09 11:36:00 UTC ]
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Unionized Staff at B&N Flagship Store Stage Walkout

On December 22, workers at the Barnes & Noble flagship Union Square location walked off the job over what their union, the RWDSU, called "the company's failure to return on economic portions of the contract amid their highest sales season." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-01-02 05:00:00 UTC ]
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A sense of place: Brooklyn writers on why they love the borough

Novelists in Brooklyn draw inspiration from the New York borough’s cast of thousands, and particularly from its idiosyncratic neighborhoods. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2023-12-21 19:46:00 UTC ]
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Powell’s Books Workers Ratify New Union Contract

Unionized workers at Powell's Books in Portland, Ore., have ratified a new contract, according to ILWU Local 5, the union which has represented Powell's staff since 2000. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-12-19 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Indigo bookstore vandalism sparks debate over definition of antisemitism

The vandalism of an Indigo book store in Toronto illustrates the challenges that may come with both defining antisemitism, and when anti-Israel actions or sentiment cross the line from legitimate protest to hate. Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2023-12-02 09:00:00 UTC ]
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A Primer for Protecting and Supporting Bookstores

‘How to Protect Bookstores and Why,’ the new book by The Raven bookstore co-owner Danny Caine, offers strategies for booksellers and their customers to keep indie stores kicking. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-12-01 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Scholastic Union Reaches Tentative New Contract Agreement

Unionized magazine employees at Scholastic have reached a tentative agreement with management, establishing a $65,000 salary floor, general wage increases, ratification bonuses, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-12-01 05:00:00 UTC ]
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The Holiday Season Looks Promising for Indie Bookstores

Independent bookstores saw steady sales over the shopping spree that increasingly characterizes the three days after Thanksgiving, which brought with them a much-needed confidence boost for booksellers going into the holiday season. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-12-01 05:00:00 UTC ]
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What Not To Say to Bookstore Employees

Let's unpack the psyche behind the shelf. Here are a few things to avoid saying to bookstore employees — from a former bookseller. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-11-30 11:31:00 UTC ]
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IPA’s Karine Pansa Opens Guadalajara: ‘A Union of Cultures to Build’

The 37th iteration of the Guadalajara International Book Fair opens with IPA's Karine Pansa flagging world publishing's challenges. The post IPA’s Karine Pansa Opens Guadalajara: ‘A Union of Cultures to Build’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-11-26 16:46:54 UTC ]
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Workers at Two More B&N Stores Vote to Unionize

The union drives at Barnes & Noble are spreading beyond East Coast stores, to California and the Midwest, as workers at locations in San Jose, Calif., and Bloomington, Ill., have voted join unions. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-11-22 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Workers Unionize at Drawn & Quarterly, Vaunted Literary Graphic Novel Publisher

Employees at D&Q, the Montreal-based literary graphic novel publisher, and its sister bookstore, Librairie Drawn & Quarterly, are unionizing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-11-15 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Patt Morrison: Don't let anybody diss L.A.'s reading habits. This was and is a bookstore boomtown

In bookstores' L.A. heyday, shops were as ubiquitous as a certain coffee chain is today. But we're no slouches today, even if the internet removed many stores' physical presences. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2023-11-14 16:00:50 UTC ]
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Tensions surface at Somos about Israel, Brooklyn politics and Adams investigation

The mayor, Israel and Democratic Party drama all lurked beneath the sunny surface. Continue reading at Crains New York

[ Crains New York | 2023-11-11 16:54:57 UTC ]
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The Brooklyn Book Festival Enters a New Era

Following the departure of cofounder and coproducer Carolyn Greer, this year Liz Koch took the festival's helm solo, spearheading New York City's largest free literary celebration as it returned to its pre-pandemic size. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-11-09 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Akimbo Bookshop, Rochester’s Radical Bookstore, Rises from the Ashes

Helped by the bookselling community, Akimbo reopened in April after a fire destroyed its first location. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-11-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Hicklebee's Bookstore Gets New Owner

San Jose children's bookstore Hicklebee's has a new owner for the first time since its founding in 1979. As of midnight on October 31, sisters Monica Holmes and Valerie Lewis are handing the reins to Laura Gahrahmat, a newcomer to bookselling. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-10-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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