Mountains & Plains Independent Booksellers Ride Out the Pandemic

The Mountains & Plains Indie Booksellers Association held its annual membership meeting virtually during its online regional trade show and learned that, despite the pandemic, the organization remains on solid ground. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Mountains & Plains Booksellers Conference Kicks Off with Children's Authors

The Mountains & Plains Independent Booksellers Association's virtual trade show, FallCon, kicked off Thursday morning with a group of children's and YA book authors demonstrating the magic that storytelling holds. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Mountains & Plains Booksellers Celebrate, Reimagine the West

This year's Mountains & Plains regional booksellers gathering in Denver was busy and productive, where indie booksellers celebrated their past and present, while reimagining their future as western booksellers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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U.S. Book Show: Booksellers on Navigating a Post-Pandemic World

A panel of indie booksellers discussed survival in a post-pandemic world, including the impact upon them of Amazon's predatory practices, and called upon publishers to recognize the e-tail giant's effects on independent bookselling as an industry-wide problem. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Indie Publishers Ride the Pandemic Roller Coaster

A 'PW' survey of six independent publishers scattered across the country found mixed results about how business has gone so far this year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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What It's Like to Be a Frontline Bookseller During a Pandemic

Frontline booksellers are the first people customers see when they set foot in bookstores across America, and are among the most vulnerable workers in the publishing industry. This is what their world looks like now. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Sweden’s BookBeat Rides High on the Pandemic’s Audiobook Boom

Subscribers to audiobook subscription platform BookBeat are growing during the coronavirus pandemic, with bestsellers and well-known authors performing best. The post Sweden’s BookBeat Rides High on the Pandemic’s Audiobook Boom appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Indie Black Booksellers, Publishers Hold National Pandemic Conference Call

A coalition of African-American independent booksellers and publishers convened a national video conference call to survey the state of black books around the country in the wake of the new coronavirus pandemic. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Do you even love books if you haven’t collected all of these independent bookseller cards?

Canadian independent publisher (and bookstore!) Biblioasis has printed up a limited run of indie bookseller trading cards, featuring heroic comic book portraits of prominent booksellers. Why? Well, for starters, this week is the annual independent booksellers conference in Baltimore, the ABA’s... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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BookNet Canada’s First ‘State of Independent Bookselling’ Report: Print Revenue up

Citing 37 percent of revenue from frontlist titles, 63 bookstore companies with 80 locations respond to BookNet Canada's new report. The post BookNet Canada’s First ‘State of Independent Bookselling’ Report: Print Revenue up appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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BookNet Canada’s First ‘State of Independent Bookselling’ Report Cites a Rise in Print Revenue

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A letter to booksellers during Independent Bookshop Week

During Independent Bookshop Week, author Clare Mackintosh pens a letter in praise of bookshops and booksellers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Russian Officials Pledge 2019 Support for Independent Booksellers

In Russia, a government plan to provide lower-cost retail sites to independent booksellers at state cultural facilities may help smaller bookstores survive. The post Russian Officials Pledge 2019 Support for Independent Booksellers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Russian Independent Booksellers and Publishers Say Big Players’ Partnerships Hurt Business

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UK Independent Booksellers Discuss an Alliance, With Cautious Optimism

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Independent Booksellers End Year on High Note

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More Independent Booksellers Are Getting Into the Publishing Business

Looking to boost their bottom lines, some indies are forgoing things like cafes and coffee bars to become full-fledged publishers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Independent Booksellers See Second Strong Summer in a Row

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Booksellers Prepare For Independent Bookstore Day

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