BTW Articles

21 Sep
ABA Education logo

Top Ten Things to Know About: Improving Operational Workflow

Booksellers learned about having open and honest communication with staff, ideas for reducing redundancies, and tips to streamline store processes. 

Read More
16 Sep
Addie LaRue Cover Image

A Q&A With V.E. Schwab, Author of October’s #1 Indie Next List Pick

Lindsey Pattavina called The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue “epic, beautifully written, heartwarming, and heartbreaking.” 

Read More
16 Sep

20th Annual National Book Festival Goes Virtual

“Even though we call ourselves the National Book Festival…it’s actually international because anyone can come in and listen to the programming now,” said Library of Congress Literary Director Marie Arana.

Read More
16 Sep

Technology Meetup Recap: Eventbrite Updates

Team members from Eventbrite provided updates on recent changes to the ticketing platform and announced new special pricing for ABA members.

Read More
16 Sep

Top 10 Things to Know About: Managing Cash Flow

Among ABA CFO PK Sindwani’s top tips are revisiting sales and inventory budgets, adjusting staffing levels, taking advantage of publisher co-op, and more.

Read More
09 Sep

Top 10 Things to Know About: Ordering Calendars and Nonreturnables

Booksellers recommend planning ahead, ordering early, seeking out lower minimums, being rigorous about markdowns, and more this holiday season.

Read More
09 Sep

Marketing Meetup Recap: Holiday Marketing

Guest speakers discussed how to encourage customers to buy early, best ways to communicate with customers, programs and materials to boost sales, and more.

Read More
02 Sep
Grown Cover Image
02 Sep
ABA Education logo

Top 10 Things to Know About: Buying Monthly

Booksellers can see the top tips for buying monthly as well as read a full recap of the event here, or view a recording of the session on the Education Resources page on BookWeb.org.

Read More
02 Sep

Booksellers Celebrate Virtually, In-Person for Sixth Annual Independent Bookstore Day

Stores used this Independent Bookstore Day to celebrate community and a love of reading both in-person and online. 

Read More

Pages

About ABA

The American Booksellers Association, a national not-for-profit trade organization, works with booksellers and industry partners to ensure the success and profitability of independently owned book retailers, and to assist in expanding the community of the book.

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.

Contact

 

 

Copyright 2019 American Booksellers Association. BookWeb is a registered trademark of ABA.
Privacy Policy, Cookie Policy, Accessibility Statement