San Diego Bookseller Undergoes Surgery, Other Booksellers Keep His Store Open

After San Diego bookseller Seth Marko, the co-owner of the Book Catapult, underwent emergency heart surgery last week, other indie booksellers in San Diego and beyond stepped forward to keep the store open while he convalesces. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Riggio Rallies Booksellers at BookExpo: ‘Open More Stores Than We Close’

'There can never be too many bookstores in America,' Barnes & Noble chief Len Riggio tells an appreciative crowd at the bookseller-oriented 2018 BookExpo in New York. The post Riggio Rallies Booksellers at BookExpo: ‘Open More Stores Than We Close’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Time capsule revealing bits of San Diego history from 1961 is opened

Superior Court Judge Peter Deddeh reached back in time as he pulled bits of San Diego history out of the narrow copper box. Newspapers, coins, stamps, government documents, history books, audio tapes and microfilm were among the contents. The time capsule had been sealed for nearly 56 years,... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-05-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hudson Booksellers Opens New Concept Store

The second Ink by Hudson, a new concept bookstore from the airport retailer, has opened at the Tucson International Airport. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-07-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon To Open Another Brick-And-Mortar Bookstore In San Diego

After debuting its first physical bookstore in Seattle last year, Amazon is expanding its footprint with a second location.Amazon is building a second brick-and-mortar bookstore in a San Diego mall, the San Diego Union-Tribune reports, with plans to open the store this summer. The new location... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2016-03-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon's Second Bricks and Mortar to Open in San Diego

After opening its first physical bookstore last year in Seattle, Amazon is opening a second bricks and mortar outpost in San Diego, Calif. 'The San Diego Union Tribune' reported that the new store will open this summer. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-03-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Library Shop Opens in San Diego

To coincide with the opening of the new San Diego Central Library, the Library Shop, which is situated in the new building, timed its launch for September 30, 2013. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-11-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hudson Booksellers opens online store, expands beyond overpriced sundries

Is it not enough to make a killing selling $5 bottles of Dasani and two-pill packs of Tylenol? Hudson Booksellers, from the folks behind those fine Hudson News airport establishments, has begun peddling ebooks and book books online. The site, which appears to be (at least partially) powered by... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2013-03-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Manga Sales Up, Exhibitors Down at San Diego Comic-Con

Despite the diminished presence of manga on the exhibition floor of the San Diego Comic-Con, manga and webtoon publishers continue to report a wave of strong sales and fan enthusiasm. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-07-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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San Diego Comic-Con Returns with Smaller Crowds, Big Smiles

It might have been hard to tell because of the mask requirement, but there were a lot of smiles at the 2022 San Diego Comic-Con, held July 21-24 at the San Diego Convention Center. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-07-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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San Diego Comic-Con Is Back

The massive show returns in-person to San Diego this summer after a three-year hiatus. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-07-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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eBay opens a sneaker store in Los Angeles

The shop will feature exclusive stock of new season styles as well as collectibles such as the Jordan 1 Retro High OG Patent Bred and the Yeezy Boost 700 Wave Runner. Hot on the heels of Sneaker Con in Anaheim this weekend, eBay will open Wear ‘Em Out, a brick-and-mortar sneaker shop on Fairfax... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2022-05-20 10:51:25 UTC ]
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Comic-Con returns this weekend to San Diego. But where are the comic book sellers?

After a COVID-19-forced hiatus, San Diego comic book store owners are looking forward to the return of an IRL Comic-Con — even if they won't attend. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-11-24 20:45:41 UTC ]
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Bookseller of Kabul vows to stay open despite only two customers since the rise of the Taliban.

Shah Muhammad Rais, who was made famous in The Bookseller of Kabul, has vowed to keep his bookshop open, despite having had only two customers since the Taliban retook the country in the middle of August. Founded in 1974 Rais’s store has seen regimes (along with foreign powers) come and go, and... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-09-28 15:00:23 UTC ]
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Amazon to open US department stores, WSJ reports

Amazon plans to open several large physical retail locations in the US that will operate like department stores, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-20 23:13:54 UTC ]
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San Diego Comic-Con: The Show Must Go On(line)

San Diego Comic-Con and other pop culture conventions juggle online and in-person events as they adapt to the new new normal. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-02 04:00:00 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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Booksellers in England and Wales rejoice as doors are thrown open to customers

A number of booksellers from across England and Wales have reported an ‘amazing’ spell of trading after being allowed to reopen again to customers this week. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-18 00:30:12 UTC ]
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2021 WonderCon, San Diego Comic-Con Stay Virtual; CCI Plans November In-Person Event

Comic-Con International announced that it will once again replace WonderCon, its annual spring convention in Anaheim, and the San Diego Comic-Con in the summer, with free virtual events in 2021. In addition, CCI plans to launch a new and as yet unnamed in-person pop culture event in November 2021. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-03 05:00:00 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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