Booksellers can sign up now for a virtual education session, to be presented September 29 and October 2, that will feature an overview of the benefits of reporting in-store and online sales and bestsellers.
The CDC’s order does not waive payment obligations or prohibit fees, penalties, or interest for failure to pay. In other words, rent is not cancelled or forgiven. It also does not provide funds for rent relief.
The September Indie Next List e-newsletter, featuring the month’s 20 titles with bookseller quotes in addition to a Q&A with the #1 pick, was sent to more than 694,000 customers at 180 ABA member stores.
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.