Three new designs have been added for the #BoxedOut campaign, in addition to assets announced earlier this season encouraging customers to shop local, buy gift certificates, and support their indie bookstore.
Tuesday, December 15, is the last day for booksellers to get Affordable Care Act health coverage for 2021 in most states. ABA health insurance partner LIG Solutions offers a no-obligation health insurance assessment.
The December 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 662,000 customers at 182 ABA member stores.
Denver natives Kwame Spearman and David Back, founding partners of Bended Page, LLC, lead a group of Colorado-based investors and national bookselling and publishing experts that purchased the 49-year-old business.
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.