In this episode, Joshua Clark Davis discusses his book, From Head Shops to Whole Foods: The Rise and Fall of Activist Entrepreneurs, which focuses on the role of small businesses in political movements in the 20th century.
Two Rivers Distribution adds five publishers; Andrews McMeel to publish Epic Originals; Personnel changes at Brandeis University Press, Avid Reader Press, Scholastic, Granta, Ingram Content Group; Lambda Literary Awards, PEN Pinter Prize winners announced
Booksellers discussed managing digital marketing campaigns and carrying them out successfully across newsletters, blogs, social media platforms, and websites while maintaining a consistent store brand.
In this Marketing Meetup, participating booksellers will hear about best practices and general advice for marketing non-book items to customers, as well as some popular items and other less-popular ones.
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.