Thailand’s Independent Bookstores: Curating Inventory for Their Patrons

From the Bangkok Post: As in many Western markets, independent bookstores stress personal service and warm environments in Thailand's bookselling industry. The post Thailand’s Independent Bookstores: Curating Inventory for Their Patrons appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-06-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Here’s why you should preorder all your books from independent bookstores.

Who doesn’t love an independent bookshop? Think of the Shop Around the Corner in You’ve Got Mail! Think of the Travel Book Co. in Notting Hill! Embryo Concepts in Funny Face! Black Books from the British sitcom of the same name! Think of the real brick-and-mortar bookshop in your own community.... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-08 19:34:19 UTC ]
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A tornado has leveled Interabang Books, Dallas’ largest independent bookstore.

On Sunday night, Interabang Books, Dallas’ largest independent bookstore and only full-service indie bookshop, endured a direct hit from a tornado that barreled through Dallas’ commercial districts, tearing a wide swath through local shops and national chains alike. The bookstore, along with... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-10-22 19:23:12 UTC ]
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Independent Bookstore Day 2019: Photos

A total of 580 bookstores participated in the fifth annual Independent Bookstore Day, hosting special events, author readings and parties. Here are some photos from the day from our PW team and other contributors. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Independent Bookstore Day 2019: Like Christmas in April

With a record number of stores participating, independent booksellers held a wide range of events to attract customers to April 27's Independent Bookstore Day. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Independent Bookstore Day Gets Even Bigger

The fifth annual Independent Bookstore Day takes place on Saturday, April 27, with 580 stores participating, up from 507 last year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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61 amazing independent bookstores worth supporting this holiday season

They don’t own Whole Foods, but they do sell books! As Groucho Marx once said, outside of a dog, books are man’s best friend. Inside of a dog, it’s too dark to read.Read Full Story Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2018-12-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Despite the Odds, a New Independent Bookstore Opens in Paris: ‘ICI’

The co-owners of Paris' newest independent bookstore Ici say they're convinced they can make a go of it, even as France's market evolves. The post Despite the Odds, a New Independent Bookstore Opens in Paris: ‘ICI’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-10-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Independent Bookstore Day 2018: Animals and Authors Inspire Sales

More than 500 bookstores participated in this year's Independent Bookstore Day, which took place across the U.S. this past Saturday, April 28. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-04-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Independent Bookstore Day 2018: It's A Holiday

More than 500 Indie bookstores in 48 states are preparing to make this year's Independent Bookstore Day on April 28 the biggest and most exuberant celebration of indie bookselling yet. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-04-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Independent Bookstores Vie for British Book Award Honors in Eight Regions

With one bookstore reporting a 36-percent increase in business in 2017, almost 40 retailers are put into contention for the Independent Bookstore of the Year prize at the British Book Awards, the Nibbies. The post Independent Bookstores Vie for British Book Award Honors in Eight Regions appeared... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-02-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New independent bookstore coming to Fells Point

Book lovers alert: Greedy Reads, a new independent bookstore, is scheduled to open in Fells Point in late February. The store is owned by former publishing professional Julia Fleischaker. She said said that the 500-square foot storefront, located at 1744 Aliceanna St. on the site of a former... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2018-01-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Scenes from Independent Bookstore Day 2017

The event, which took place around on Saturday, saw 458 stores participating in 48 states. Readers who came out for the festivities enjoyed a range of things, from cocktail parties to author signings to coloring book contests. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-05-01 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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Independent Bookstore Day by the Numbers

A quick look at how this year's Independent Bookstore Day went, with participating stores jumping from 365 to 430. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Booksellers Prepare For Independent Bookstore Day

With less than a week to go, 435 independent bookstores are getting ready for Independent Bookstore Day on Saturday. Bookstores intend to make it a party with everything from music to food to promotions and giveaways. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How Independent Bookstores Are Thriving in the Digital Age

Oren Teicher, CEO of American Booksellers Association, and three booksellers discuss how low-cost of technology has enhanced the indie bookselling business. The post How Independent Bookstores Are Thriving in the Digital Age appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-01-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ABA Winter Institute 2016: Big Plans for April’s Independent Bookstore Day

Last year’s inaugural national Independent Bookstore Day, which coincided with Free Comic Book Day on May 2, was a huge success. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-01-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ebooks Sold at Independent Bookstores Garner Pitiful Profits

A survey of Colorado independent bookstores reveals ebooks sales are tiny and offer just a pittance of profit — often just 50 cents a book. The post Ebooks Sold at Independent Bookstores Garner Pitiful Profits appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-08-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Independent Bookstore Day was a success for many

Inspired by 2014's California Bookstore Day, the first Independent Bookstore Day was held on May 2. Many stores reported an increase in sales. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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