Next Friday, October 31, is the last day for ABA member booksellers who are new to the Indies Introduce Debut Authors and New Voices promotions to sign up for special offers on Winter/Spring 2015 titles.
Booksellers must order by October 31 to take advantage of special terms from publishers who are showing their support for the Indies First campaign with unique offers on a wide array of frontlist and backlist titles.
Ann Marie Mehlum, associate administrator of capital access for the U.S. Small Business Administration, discusses what SBA is doing to help independent bookstores gain access to capital and best practices that booksellers can use to increase their chances of success.
Booksellers have just one more week to order specially designed Independent Bookstore Day tote bags, featuring a special six-panel illustration, “Time-to-Spare Book Club,” by 2014 National Book Award nonfiction finalist Roz Chast.
The workshop “Introduction to Retail Bookselling” will offer a crash course in critical aspects of bookstore ownership and management for new and prospective booksellers on Sunday, February 8, prior to the Winter Institute.