NEIBA Show Marked by High Energy

Higher sales, strong fall lists, and the addition of many first-time bookselling attendees combined to make this year's NEIBA trade show particularly strong. These turbulent political times also set the tone for many of the conversations and educational sessions. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-09-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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NEIBA 2016: A High Energy Show

From the opening keynote with Zadie Smith to the closing lunch with Douglas Preston, the energy at the 43rd annual NEIBA fall conference never failed. In part booksellers were buoyed by a strong year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Fall Regional Shows Get High Attendance—and High Marks

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SIBA 2019: Spartanburg Hosts High Energy Show

The Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance Discovery Show in Spartanburg, S.C. this past weekend was one of the best attended in years and offered an enthusiastic kick-off to the fall regional season, and a rousing send-off for outgoing executive director Wanda Jewell. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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MPIBA 2015 Shows High Energy

Strong sales and new store owners, including Tattered Cover's Len Vlahos and Kristen Gilligan, contributed to an upbeat mood at this year's regional trade show in Denver. Attendance increased 5%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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U.S. Book Show: Political Books and the Trump ‘Sugar High’

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Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg summonsed after no-show

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IBPA University 2019 Receives High Marks

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NearSt joins with Google to show high street book stock

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