BTW Articles

23 Jul

The August “Now in Paperback” Flier & Shelf-Talkers

The August Indie Next List’s 10 “Now in Paperback” titles are featured with bookseller quotes on a downloadable flier and shelf-talkers.

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19 Jul

MasterCard and Visa Reach Settlement in Antitrust Suit

A settlement was announced last week in a 2005 lawsuit that charged MasterCard, Visa, and major banks with engaging in price-fixing to charge high fees for credit card payment processing.

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19 Jul

New York’s Sen. Schumer Calls on DOJ to Drop E-Book Suit

In an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal on Wednesday, New York Senator Charles Schumer, a Democrat, called on the Department of Justice to drop its lawsuit against Apple and five major publishers for allegedly colluding to raise prices on e-books.

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10 Jul

Satisfaction Survey Ends July 17

ABA’s 2012 Member Satisfaction Survey takes just minutes to complete, but the results are of vital importance to ensuring that ABA’s programs and services best fit member needs.

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02 Jul

Constant Contact Rebates to Be Sent in July

Later this month, bookstores that participated in ABA’s Constant Contact affinity program between April 30, 2011, and April 30, 2012, will receive a rebate check equivalent to their average monthly payment to Constant Contact over the 12-month period.

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28 Jun

ABACUS-11 Data-Gathering Begins

The ABACUS-11 Survey process begins today with an e-mail to ABA member bookstores from the National Association of College Stores’ OnCampus Research. This year’s survey gathers financial data from 2011 store operations.

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26 Jun

Bookseller Input Sought on ABA Programs

ABA is asking bookstore members to respond to a simple online survey that will be used to help ensure programs and services continue to best serve members’ needs.

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25 Jun

Best Books for Children Catalog Nomination Deadline Monday

Monday, July 2, is last day for booksellers at ABA member stores to submit nominations for the fall 2012 ABC Best Books for Children Catalog.

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25 Jun

ALA Awards First Carnegie Medals for Fiction and Nonfiction

The American Library Association has announced the first recipients of the Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction, recognizing the best books for adult readers published the previous year in the U.S. as selected by library professionals.

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22 Jun

The July “Now in Paperback” Flier & Shelf-Talkers

The July Indie Next List’s 12 “Now in Paperback” titles are featured with bookseller quotes on a downloadable flier and shelf-talkers.

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