At the Digital Book World panel “Will Bars Save Bookstores?” representatives of the bookselling and publishing industries discussed strategies that are helping bookstores not only survive but also thrive.
Midtown Reader to open November 12; McNally Jackson to open new store in Greenwich Village; Kepler’s unique business model profiled; Bookshop Santa Cruz dedicates second reading bench; Two indies honored as the “best”
Books and Crannies opens in Virginia; Milkweed Books holds grand opening; Let’s Play Books! grows, goes general-interest; Spellbound debuts kids’ reading room; A Room of One’s Own explores co-op model; Books & Books’ Mitchell Kaplan honored; Scuppernong’s “Ask a Muslim Anything” events spark conversation
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.
Twenty-three community members in the small Northern California town of Gualala recently became the owners of Four-Eyed Frog Books. The new shareholders are a diverse group, but all have a passion for keeping the bookstore open and thriving.
Bobbi Hahn, owner of calligraphy art and gift store By Hand, Ink in Hilton Head, South Carolina, recently expanded her store’s book offerings after moving to a larger space within the Shops at Sea Pines Center.
Daybreak Press Global Bookshop in Minneapolis provides a safe space where people from all walks of life can safely come together to share their passions, learn from one another, and engage with complex social issues.