Queen Anne Book Company children’s book buyer Tegan Tigani, who joined the ABA Board this past May, talks about her earliest experiences with books and reading, her goals as a new Board member, and more.
NCIBA launches new online marketplace website, considers merging with SCIBA; Amazon workers in Minnesota to strike; PRHPS to distribute America’s Test Kitchen Kids; Michael Zikha launches ZE Books; Hachette Audio offers deal at Libro.fm; Personnel changes at Gallery Publishing Group, Algonquin, William Morrow, Macmillan Children’s; George Washington Prize finalists announced; Pritzker Military Museum & Library Literature Award winner announced
“What I’m constantly surprised by is the amount of information about our website that is available right there at my fingertips and how customizable that information is,” said Jason Jefferies of Quail Ridge Books.
At this session on subscription boxes, booksellers learned about best practices for marketing, inventory control, options for special services, how to select categories, fulfillment management, and order tracking.
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.