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09 Jul

Face Out: ABA Board Member Tegan Tigani on Her Life Among Books

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.

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08 Jul

Last Chance to Submit to the ABACUS Survey

The results of the ABACUS survey help booksellers identify areas that need improvement, areas in which their store is succeeding, and everything in between. Submissions are due July 12.

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03 Jul

Calling on All Booksellers to Submit to the ABACUS Survey

The customized reports and online tools that reporting stores receive in return for filling out the survey provide a full picture of a bookstore’s financial performance.

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02 Jul

What Books are ABA Staff Reading This Summer?

From Indies Introduce debuts to galleys picked up at Ci7, ABA staff will be doing a wide range of reading this summer.

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28 Jun

ABA Seeks Feedback on Indie Next List Schedule, Format

ABA is assessing booksellers’ preferences when it comes to the monthly Indie Next List and quarterly Kids’ Indie Next List.

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28 Jun

Don’t Miss Your Chance to Submit to the ABACUS Survey!

To ensure the greatest number of participants, ABA has extended the deadline for ABACUS survey responses to Friday, July 12.

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28 Jun

First Children’s Institute Town Hall Tackles Industry Problems and Solutions

Topics discussed included more education targeted to different types of bookstores, bookseller sustainability, and how children’s books are publicly perceived.

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27 Jun

Hearings Regarding Tariffs on Chinese Goods Conclude

At the hearings, representatives from the publishing and bookselling industries testified before the Office of U.S. Trade Representatives in opposition to the tariffs.

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19 Jun

A Letter From ABA CEO Oren Teicher

Here, ABA’s CEO reflects on the recent Annual Meeting at BookExpo and the many initiatives underway at the association.

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19 Jun

BTW to Arrive Next Friday From Children’s Institute

For its next issue, Bookselling This Week will be reporting from the seventh annual Children’s Institute in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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19 Jun

ABA to Hold First-Ever Children’s Institute Town Hall

The event will provide booksellers with the opportunity to express their opinions and concerns and to share ideas with ABA Board members and staff in a less formal setting. 

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19 Jun

Staff at All ABA Member Stores Invited to Sign Up for BookWeb Access

There is no limit to the number of staff members at an ABA member store who can create their own account and access all the resources available on BookWeb.org. 

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19 Jun

Former B&T Bookstores Eligible for Free E-Commerce Service From ABA

As Baker & Taylor is closing its My Books and More e-commerce service, ABA members who will no longer have website support can sign up for three free months of IndieLite.

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19 Jun

One Week Left to Submit to the ABACUS Survey

“ABACUS not only helps me run my business better, but it also allows ABA to illustrate to our industry partners the economic realities of indie bookstore operations,” said ABA Board President Jamie Fiocco.

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12 Jun

Batch for Books Electronic Invoicing System Heads to the U.S.

The software-assisted service helps initiate payments between vendors and bookstore retailers at no cost to bookstores.

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About ABA

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.

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