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09 Jan

A Letter From ABA CEO Oren Teicher

Here, ABA’s CEO reflects on the bustling holiday shopping season at indie bookstores and looks ahead to the upcoming Winter Institute.

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09 Jan

Attention Wi14 Attendees: Remember to Bring Spanish-Language Titles for Refugees

Attendees at ABA’s upcoming Winter Institute 14 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, are invited to donate Spanish-language books for refugees at the U.S.’s southern border.

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09 Jan

NCAC’s Chris Finan, Media Coalition’s David Horowitz Discuss Free Speech on “Counterspeak”

A new episode of Counterspeak, the monthly podcast from the American Booksellers for Free Expression, was released last week. 

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02 Jan

ABA Board Members Set Resolutions for 2019

The American Booksellers Association’s Board of Directors share their top goals — whether big, small, serious, fun, or somewhere in between — to help inspire other booksellers to set their own resolutions.

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02 Jan

Get Featured in ABA’s Bookstore Showcase

The “Bookstore Showcase” feature on the American Booksellers Association’s homepage highlights independent bookstore members.

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02 Jan

It’s Time to Renew Your ABA Dues!

The current membership year expires on January 31, so stores are encouraged to submit their dues renewal as soon as possible to avoid a break in ABA benefits.

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02 Jan

Keep Staff in the Loop: Encourage Colleagues to Sign Up for Bookselling This Week

Make sure your coworkers stay in the know by signing up for BTW. In the weeks to come, BTW will report on Winter Institute, new bookstore openings, industry news, and more!

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19 Dec

Bookselling This Week Goes on Holiday

Due to the Christmas and New Year’s Day holidays, this is the final issue of Bookselling This Week for 2018. BTW will return to its regular Wednesday schedule on January 2, 2019.

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18 Dec
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Introducing the ABA Green Team

“There is a risk that individuals and businesses may feel, in light of the massive challenges before us, that there is nothing they can do to help,” says ABA’s Meg Smith. “But that isn’t true.”

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14 Dec

Spotlight on ABA History: “More Than Merchants: Seventy-Five Years of the ABA”

Bookselling This Week is launching a new occasional series, “Spotlight on ABA History,” which will feature excerpts from the Bookselling in America and the World anthology.

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12 Dec
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IndieCommerce Launches New Customer Support Feature

The IndieCommerce team is testing a new after-hours reporting service for IndieCommerce participating stores that provides a way to report critical issues that occur outside of regular business hours.

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12 Dec

Watch for Your ABA Dues Renewal Reminder

In the coming days, the American Booksellers Association will begin sending out renewal notices in the mail. The current membership year expires on January 31, 2019.

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12 Dec

A Letter From ABA Board President Robert Sindelar

In a holiday message to booksellers, Sindelar reflects on his favorite books of the year and writes about some of the authors he’s looking forward to meeting at Winter Institute next month.

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06 Dec

Know Before You Go: Check Out ABA’s Code of Conduct

Earlier this year, ABA announced the establishment of a new code of conduct for all association meetings and events, which is available for review on BookWeb.

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05 Dec

ABA’s Marketing Meetup on January 3 to Feature Freeform Conversation for Booksellers

During a wide-ranging conversation, booksellers will recap the marketing strategies that worked for them in 2018 — and the ones that didn’t — and come up with new marketing topics for future Meetups.

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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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