ABA’s Nominating Committee begins its search today for qualified candidates to stand for election to the ABA Board of Directors in 2017. Any ABA member may nominate a qualified candidate; self-nominations are acceptable.
As part of its ongoing Indie Next List Years of Discovery Campaign, ABA is offering members who have never submitted a blurb to the Indie Next Lists a chance to win two free hotel nights at BookExpo America 2017.
Booksellers should take a moment to review their store’s Facebook page as the social media site continues to transition business pages to a new layout that puts greater emphasis on the cover photo and Call-to-Action button.
A California bill that is expected to be signed into law will require private-sector companies with five or more employees either to offer an employer-sponsored retirement plan or to automatically enroll their employees in a new state-run Secure Choice retirement plan.
The NorthEast Investment Cooperative in Minneapolis demonstrates how neighbors can work together to encourage investment in the community, helping increase economic activity in the area so small businesses can thrive.
With bookstore companions ranging from cuddly cats and friendly dogs to guinea pigs, birds, and potbellied pigs, indie booksellers around the country foster a sense of warmth and community in their stores while also setting themselves apart.
Narberth Bookshop to open in Pennsylvania; Dolphin Bookshop celebrates 70th anniversary; Small World Books marks 40 years in Venice; Branches Books & Gifts relocates; A Great Good Place launches membership program
Thirty prospective and existing booksellers attend Paz workshop; Amazon to open bookstore in Chicago; German publishers, booksellers join petition for free expression in Turkey; Penguin Random House introduces Subway Reads; Globe Pequot launches Lone Star Books; Pen Center USA announces award winners; Wendell Berry to receive Voice of the Heartland Award; Thurber Prize finalists, Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers’ Award winners announced