22 Nov
Ingram's Advice for the Holidays

Ingram's Advice for the Holidays

As Ingram also faces the supply chain challenge, coupled with their own labor shortage and supply chain issues, they're offering some suggestions to help stores optimize their ordering for the season.

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22 Nov

It’s Credit Card Fraud Season

Online credit card fraud is on the rise. With the increase in online purchases your website may also become a target for online credit card fraud. Stay prepared with IndieCommerce's resources and reports.

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22 Nov

Current & Projected Online Holiday Shopping Sales Trends For 2022

There are some notable online sales trends surfacing for bookstores in the lead up to the holiday season.

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22 Nov
The Light Pirate by Lily Brooks-Dalton

A Q&A With Lily Brooks-Dalton, Author of December Indie Next List Top Pick “The Light Pirate”

“A survivor of a book. In the not-too-distant future, Florida is hurricane central, and Wanda (a hurricane namesake) is in the eye of this story that wraps around you; you’ll hold on for dear life, with everybody else,” said Michelle Bear of Edmonds Bookshop in Edmonds, Washington.

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16 Nov
Winter Institute 2023

78 Booksellers Win Scholarships to 2023 Winter Institute

The awards cover the conference fee, a 4-night stay at the host hotel, and up to $500 in travel expenses to the February 20–23 event in Seattle, Washington.

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