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25 May

BTW News Briefs

IPG to import Cuban books; University of Georgia Press to outsource distribution to Longleaf; Bloomsbury to restructure, shift focus to non-consumer books; Isabel Allende to receive PEN Center USA Lifetime Achievement Award; 2016 O. Henry Prize stories announced

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25 May

Farmers’ Markets and Main Street Businesses: Natural Partners

Main Street businesses, such as bookstores, that create relationships with their local farmers’ markets can benefit their own bottom lines while contributing to a community environment that nurtures social ties.

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12 May

HarperCollins Announces New Bookstore Development Program for Independent Retail Accounts

On Thursday, May 12, at BookExpo America, HarperCollins Publishers announced a “New Bookstore Development Program” for independent booksellers in the U.S. who are opening new stores or expanding to additional locations.

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19 Apr

Kepler’s Honored With Sustainability Award

Kepler’s Books recently received Sustainable San Mateo County’s Sustainability Award in recognition of the bookstore’s transformation into a sustainable cultural institution.

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30 Mar

Readers’ Retreats, Bookmobile, and an Expansion Mean Busy Times at Parnassus Books

In April, Nashville’s Parnassus Books will host its fourth readers’ retreat at the Rivendell Writers Colony in Sewanee, Tennessee. This spring also brings with it the introduction of a new bookmobile and the beginning of the store’s expansion project.

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09 Mar

BTW News Briefs

We Need Diverse Books partners with Penguin Young Readers for writing contest; Author Pat Conroy dies at 70; Poll examines barriers millennials face in starting a business; 28th Annual Lambda Literary Award finalists announced; Adam Johnson wins 2016 Story Prize; 2016 NAIBA Legacy Award winner announced; Amazon Books to open in San Diego mall this summer

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24 Feb

BTW News Briefs

Podcasts of PubWest 2016 keynote speakers now available; Ingram Content Group promotes three; Barnes & Noble to open “digitally influenced” bookstore; 2016 L.A. Times Book Prize honorees and finalists announced

 

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08 Dec

Booksellers Find Big Advantages in Publishers’ Rapid Replenishment Programs

Major publishers are offering expedited order fulfillment programs this holiday season and booksellers who have utilized similar programs in the past say they offer big benefits that all stores should consider.

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02 Dec

Publishers Offer Rapid Replenishment Programs

Several major publishers are once again offering expedited shipping to indie bookstores this holiday season and, in some cases, beyond. Here’s a look at previously announced programs from Hachette, HarperCollins, Macmillan, Penguin Random House, Perseus, and Simon & Schuster.

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04 Nov

Penguin Random House Two-Day Transit Program to Include Penguin New Releases, Backlist

This week, Penguin Random House announced that, for the first time, Penguin adult and children’s print new releases, frontlist, and backlist will be part of the company’s annual Two-Day Transit holiday shipping program. Weekend shifts added at two distribution centers through the year-end will also expedite order fulfillment.

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04 Nov

SEC Adopts Crowdfunding Rules to Assist Small Business Access to Capital

On Friday, October 30, the Securities and Exchange Commission adopted final rules that will allow companies to offer and sell securities through crowdfunding.

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26 Oct

HarperCollins Holiday Express Shipping Returns

HarperCollins is once again offering independent booksellers in the U.S. expedited shipping for the holiday season.

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08 Oct

Hachette Launches Rapid Replenishment Program

Hachette Book Group announced on Tuesday that it has created a new program to speed the delivery of the publisher’s titles to independent retailers in the continental U.S.

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06 Oct

Perseus Teams With FedEx to Improve Shipping to Booksellers

The Perseus Books Group has announced an agreement with FedEx that will significantly improve shipments to bookstores and other outlets nationwide.

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10 Sep

San Diego’s The Grove Transforms Into West Grove Collective

Following a month of remodeling, Anne Mery has opened the West Grove Collective, one of two independently owned businesses now operating in the former location of The Grove.

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