Quebecor Sells Archambault Stores to Major Bookstore Chain

Quebecor announced Tuesday that it will sell Archambault, the large retailer of music, books, and DVDs, with 14 locations across Quebec, to Renaud-Bray, the largest French-language bookstore chain in North America, with 30 locations. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-21 00:00:00 UTC ]

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Bookstore, Electronics Chains to Sell Kindles in Brazil

Amazon closed a deal in Brazil with Bookstore chain Livraria da Vila to sell Kindles through the remainder of 2012 until January 2013. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2012-12-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Brentwood's Diesel bookstore launches a GoFundMe as more stores struggle through pandemic

Beloved L.A. bookstores like Diesel are turning to fundraising platforms to survive the financial blows dealt by COVID-19. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-09-14 20:54:38 UTC ]
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Powell’s Books will stop selling books through Amazon due to its “detrimental impact” on stores.

With this year’s Independent Bookstore Day occurring at a particularly rough time for booksellers, the iconic Powell’s Books in Portland has decided to make a statement and stop selling through Amazon. In a statement, owner Emily Powell notes that the occasion, this year, feels “especially... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-08-27 19:29:44 UTC ]
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Stores Making Covid-19 Independent Bookstore Day Adjustments

Independent Bookstore Day is going to be a quite different celebration of books and authors this year. While some bookstores are organizing hybrid festivities, at least one is holding a completely virtual event. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-08-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Black Bookstore Selling Out of Books For First Time in 30 Years: Critical Linking, June 14, 2020

An awesome daily roundup of the most interesting bookish links from around the web. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-06-14 10:30:00 UTC ]
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Major Indie Bookstores Lay Off Hundreds

Three prominent bookstores, McNally Jackson in New York City, Powell's Books in Portland, Ore., and Busboys and Poets in Washington, D.C., have together laid off more than 600 employees as a result of the coronavirus crisis. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Major Indie Bookstores Lay Off Hundreds

Three prominent bookstores, McNally Jackson in New York City, Powell's Books in Portland, Ore., and Busboys and Poets in Washington, D.C., have together laid off more than 600 employees as a result of the coronavirus crisis. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Area man attempts to sell self-published book to 50 bookstores in 50 days, learns lesson along the way.

As reported in The Republic, Columbus, Ohio’s Mason Engel had already tried to get his self-published reboot of Orwell’s dystopian classic, 1984, into the hands of New York literary agents—like, right into their actual hands. After reaching number one in Amazon’s dystopian fiction category,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-09-25 15:11:55 UTC ]
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What Happened to Barnes and Noble and What’s in Store for the Chain

A quick update on the tumultuous recent history of Barnes and Noble, and where the bookstore chain might be headed under new ownership. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-08-27 10:33:29 UTC ]
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Świat Książki Closes in on Second Place Among Polish Bookstore Chains

As other companies have done, Świat Książki has gained traction in part by taking over some locations of the distressed Matras chain in Poland's bookstore marketplace. The post Świat Książki Closes in on Second Place Among Polish Bookstore Chains appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-05-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW’s Bookstore of the Year: Boulder Book Store

If a bookstore takes the name of the city in which it resides, it had better reflect the values and character of its hometown. Boulder Book Store, PW’s 2018 Bookstore of the Year, does just that. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Boulder Book Store Named 2018 PW Bookstore of the Year; Mesjak Rep

The innovative Colorado bookstore is the 26th recipient of the PW Bookstore of the Year Award. Among the store's firsts, it is the first store to buy on Edelweiss and one of the first to offer consignment sections by publisher. John Mesjak with Abraham Associates was named this year's PW Sales... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Porter Square Owners Sell Half Their Store to Employees

Porter Square Books owners Dina Mardell and David Sandberg are selling half their stake in their Cambridge, Mass., bookstore to their senior staff members. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google Play Store Now Selling Audiobooks and Boosting Content on Voice-Activated Devices

While hardly a shock that Google Play has started selling audiobooks, it's a moment to look at aspects of the format's sales-building prominence: the other way of 'reading.' The post Google Play Store Now Selling Audiobooks and Boosting Content on Voice-Activated Devices appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-01-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Michigan Mini-Chain Schuler Books to Close Lansing Store

One of the retailer's anchor locations, in an open air shopping mall in Michigan's capital city, will close next month. The chain's co-owner cited issues with the mall's management as the driving force behind the decision. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-01-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Comics Shops Fight Bookstores In the Race to Sell Graphic Novels

At a time when American comics and graphic novels have never been more popular, the way these works are purchased is being transformed by a new wave of consumers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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YA Reimagining of 'Cinderella' Sells in Major Pre-Frankfurt Deal

Jennifer Donnelly's 'Stepsister,' which is told from the vantage point of one of the "wicked" stepsisters in 'Cinderella,' sold to Scholastic after a nine-bidder auction. It went for a sum rumored to be in the mid-to-high six-figure range, and a film deal is imminent. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2017: Amazon Will Be the Fifth Largest Bookstore Chain

A combination of bookstore attrition and its own startup efforts will make Amazon Books the fifth largest general bookstore chain in the U.S. based on the number of outlets. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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National College Store Association Gears Up to Fight for Independent Campus Bookstores

As the number of independent campus stores dwindles precipitously, NACS is making the preservation of indies its top priority. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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