Optimize your bookstore search and reordering process by implementing tags and keywords for categories and sub-categories in your point-of-sale system, Edelweiss, and in staff reference documents. Attendees of this session will learn:
The benefits of using tags and keywords
Tag and keyword suggestions
Best practices for implementing tags and keywords
How to get staff involved
Kelsey April, Savoy Bookshop and Cafe (Westerly, RI); Stephanie Appell, Parnassus Books (Nashville, TN); Jamie Thomas, Women and Children First (Chicago, IL); Drew Sieplinga, Wild Rumpus (Minneapolis, MN)
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.