Twilight and Harry Potter are just two examples of how a series can positively impact a store’s book sales. But series’ like those aren’t a dime a dozen. Booksellers attending this roundtable discussion will share ideas for:
How to best handle large series
Best practices for stocking series
How to re-order series
When to return a series
Abby Rauscher, Books are Magic (Brooklyn, NY)
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.