March Workshop on Opening or Buying a Bookstore

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The Bookstore Training Group of Paz & Associates will be conducting an intensive workshop retreat, "Opening a Bookstore: The Business Essentials," from Monday through Friday, March 15 - 19, on Amelia Island (near Jacksonville, Florida).

The workshop will focus on topics ranging from start-up costs and strategies for making a profit to choosing a computerized management system and selecting an opening inventory. Participants will become immersed in the book industry as they gather invaluable information and contacts to facilitate the launch of a successful independent bookstore.

The workshop, offered in spring and fall each year, is facilitated by Mark and Donna Paz Kaufman and is co-sponsored by the American Booksellers Association. For details, visit