BTW Articles

19 Feb

Binc Opens Application Process for Higher Education Scholarships

The Book Industry Charitable Foundation is accepting applications from now through April 18 for the Binc Foundation Scholarship program, which will award up to 35 higher education awards totaling $100,000 to eligible bookstore employees, bookstore owners, former Borders employees, and dependents of each.

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14 Feb

DOJ Clears Way for Penguin Random House Merger

The Department of Justice has completed its review of the proposed merger of Penguin and Random House and has cleared the transaction in the U.S., according to a statement released today by the publishers’ respective parent companies, Pearson and Bertelsmann.

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13 Feb

67 Authors to Appear at Wi8’s Receptions

Here’s look at the 67 new and established authors and illustrators who will be featured at the Winter Institute’s signature Author Reception or the Closing Reception hosted by Wi8’s small and independent press sponsors.

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13 Feb

ABA’s Teicher at TOC: Indies Innovate and Adapt

“Indie booksellers are innovative agents of change,” ABA CEO Oren Teicher told an audience at the O’Reilly Tools of Change for Publishing Conference on Thursday morning in New York City.

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13 Feb

ABFFE Wi8 Children’s Book Art Auction Preview Online

ABFFE will conduct a silent auction of 25 original children’s book artworks in conjunction with the Authors Reception at Winter Institute 8.

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14 Mar

Spring Forum Next Week in Washington, DC

ABA is inviting booksellers to a Spring Forum at Politics and Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, March 19. The event, presented in conjunction with the New Atlantic Independent Booksellers Association, is free and open to all booksellers.

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07 Feb

Five Added to Consultation Station

Joining previously announced ABA affiliated business solution partners, POS vendors, and others at the Winter Institute 8 Consultation Station will be representatives of the Book Industry Charitable Foundation, BookExpo America, Ingram, LIBRIS, and Rafter.com.

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07 Feb

BEA Announces Cheaper, Alternative Accommodations for 2013

BEA Show Director Steve Rosato has unveiled plans for an alternative option to expensive New York hotel rates for trade show attendees. Rosato expects to open reservations next week for a block of 120 dorm rooms at Barnard College at the rate of $115 per night.

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14 Mar

Survey Seeks Bookseller Input on Winter Institute 8

ABA is asking member booksellers who participated in Winter Institute 8 to complete a short survey about all aspects of last month’s event in Kansas City. The survey will arrive via e-mail within the next few days.

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07 Feb

Find Waldo Local” Survey Due February 12

By popular demand, Candlewick and ABA are bringing back Find Waldo Local  in July 2013. To make this month-long promotion even better the second time around, Candlewick is asking booksellers who participated in last year’s event for their feedback.

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