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13 Nov

ABA Book Buyer's Handbook Update - 11/13/02

Since the recent launch of the Publisher Editing feature of the ABA Book Buyer's Handbook online at http://handbook.bookweb.org/ an increasing number of publishers, distributors, and wholesalers are using it to submit changes or add special offers to their company listings. Here is an outline of the most recent changes to the ABA Book Buyer's Handbook online.

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06 Nov

ABA Book Buyer's Handbook Update - 11/7/02

The launch of the online ABA Book Buyer's Handbook Publisher Editing feature last week has enabled publishers, distributors, and wholesalers to access their company data and submit changes for the Handbook or add special offers at any time. Within the next two weeks, ABA will complete the process of providing all companies in the Handbook with a unique access code, which will allow them to create a user name and password giving them access to their company data.

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30 Oct

ABA Book Buyer's Handbook -- Recently Revised Listings Update

The launch of the ABA Book Buyer's Handbook online at http://handbook.bookweb.org/ has enabled the association to update the existing data on a continual basis, as well as add new publisher listings. Below is a list of companies whose data has been changed since October 7.

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10 Oct

ABA Book Buyer's Handbook Update for the Week of October 7

Below is a list of the most significant recent changes to the ABA Book Buyer's Handbook online.

Booksellers are strongly encouraged to alert ABA of changing terms and special offers that come to their attention. Publishers are asked to inform ABA immediately of any changes to terms and of all special offers available to booksellers.

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03 Oct

ABA and Ingram Enter Into Data Deal

Independent booksellers to benefit from data swap

As Bookselling This Week went to press, ABA and Ingram Customer Systems announced an agreement through which the two entities will exchange data for use in their respective trade and consumer products.

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11 Sep

ABA Book Buyer's Handbook Update for the Week of September 9

Below is a list of the most significant recent changes to the ABA Book Buyer's Handbook online.

Booksellers are strongly encouraged to alert ABA of changing terms that come to their attention. Publishers are asked to inform ABA immediately of any changes to terms and contact information.

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22 Aug

Thursday Tip, Sleeper Alerts, and a Web Site Rec??

By Carl Lennertz

Tip of the Week:
Like the Car Guys and their Puzzler, Tip Guy is taking the week off, devoting himself only to sales stuff.

Sales news from data gathered this week from 350 indies, and some regional highlights, too:
Look at what news-making book hits SEBA's list!

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22 Aug

Book Sense Welcomes Another New Publisher Partner

Book Sense recently welcomed Creative Publishing international to its ever-growing family of Publisher Partners.

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15 Aug

Vivendi Looks to Shed Debt

Houghton Mifflin on the Block

Paris-based Vivendi Universal SA grew fast amidst a two-year buying spree by former chairman Jean-Marie Messier. Unfortunately, so did the company's debt. Messier was subsequently fired in July, and on August 14, Messier's replacement, Jean-Rene Fourtou, announced that the company is looking to shed some of its 19 billion euros in debt: First on the block -- U.S. publishing giant Houghton Mifflin.

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15 Aug

ABA Book Buyer's Handbook Update for the Week of August 12

Below is a brief outline of the most significant recent changes to the ABA Book Buyer's Handbook online. There have been a number of distribution changes since LPC Group stopped fulfilling orders. ABA staff is seeking information on a number of other publishers previously distributed by LPC.

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01 Aug

ABA Book Buyer's Handbook Update for the Week of July 28

Below is a brief outline of the most significant recent changes to the ABA Book Buyer's Handbook online.

Booksellers are strongly encouraged to alert ABA of changing terms that come to their attention. Publishers are asked to inform ABA immediately of any changes to terms and contact information.

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18 Jul

ABA Book Buyer's Handbook Update for the Week of July 15

Here is a brief outline of the most significant recent changes to the ABA Book Buyer's Handbook online.

Publishers are asked to inform ABA immediately of any changes to terms and contact information, and booksellers are strongly encouraged to alert ABA of changing terms that come to their attention.

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17 Jul

Here a Pig, There a Pig: Olivia Sidelines

Due to the overwhelming popularity, and numerous appearances on the BookSense Bestseller list, of Ian Falconer's Olivia books -- Olivia, Olivia Saves the Circus, Olivia Counts, and Olivia's Opposites (Simon & Schuster) -- BTW is providing sidelines information for related products.

We will update this list as more information becomes available.

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11 Jul

Recent Changes to the ABA Book Buyer's Handbook Online

Putting the Book Buyer's Handbook online has allowed ABA to update the data on a continual basis, and booksellers are strongly encouraged to alert ABA of any changing terms they learn of. To assist in this, ABA has included a link on the ABA members' Handbook homepage through which booksellers can send information.

Here is a brief outline of the most significant recent changes that have been made.

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