ABC Idea Exchange: Tips and Tricks to Train General Booksellers to Hand-Sell Children's Books

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Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:30am
L10, L11, L12

Uh-oh! A customer needs help in the children's department, and not one children's specialist is available to assist. Don't panic — this session is for you! In a workshop setting, children's booksellers will offer advice, tips, and tricks to help the general bookseller expand their repertoire of sales skills to include selling children's books with confidence.

Allison Senecal, Old Firehouse Books (Fort Collins, CO); Clarissa Murphy, Papercuts J.P. (Boston, MA)

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Independent bookstores act as community anchors; they serve a unique role in promoting the open exchange of ideas, enriching the cultural life of communities, and creating economically vibrant neighborhoods.




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