Registration Underway for New/Prospective Booksellers Workshop at Winter Institute 12

    A full-day workshop offering a crash course on the essentials of opening a bookstore or buying an existing store will be held on Friday, January 27, 2017, at the Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, prior to Winter Institute 2017.

    ABC Best Books Catalog to Begin Arriving Next Week

    The 2016 ABC Best Books for Young Readers catalog will soon be arriving in stores. To help booksellers with ordering, titles and bibliographic information are available in a downloadable Excel spreadsheet on BookWeb.

    The October ’16 Now in Paperback/Revisit & Rediscover Flier, Shelf-Talkers

    Downloadable fliers and shelf-talkers are now available to promote the October Indie Next List’s Next Great Reads, Now in Paperback titles, and Revisit & Rediscover backlist favorites.

    ABA to Offer Education Sessions, IndieCommerce One-on-Ones at MPIBA Trade Show

    ABA will be presenting two education sessions at the MPIBA trade show — “An Update on the New Localism Data and Hands-On Instruction” and “Understanding and Acting on Your ABACUS-15 Report” — as well as one-on-one IndieCommerce meetings.

    Phoenix Adaptive Reuse Program Eases the Way for Downtown Development

    Since 2008, Phoenix, Arizona’s award-winning Adaptive Reuse Program has been making it easier for developers and small businesses to renovate older buildings for new uses.

    IndieCommerce: Is Google Happy With Your Website?

    The latest edition of the IndieCommunication newsletter looks at how stores can make their IndieCommerce sites mobile friendly for Google.

    Politics & Prose Enjoys Robust Sales in Third Year at National Book Festival

    Last Saturday’s Library of Congress National Book Festival drew more than 100,000 people to the Washington, D.C., convention center, where official bookseller Politics & Prose featured 400 titles by the event’s 120 authors, poets, and illustrators.

    Bookstores to Honor Pat Conroy With Drive to Fund New Literary Center

    Booksellers will honor the late Pat Conroy during the week of October 24 with events and promotions to raise money for the new Pat Conroy Literary Center in Beaufort, South Carolina.

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