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  • The Weekly Scorecard: Tracking Unit Print Sales for Week Ending November 27, 2016

    PW's weekly look at print book sales powered by Nielsen Bookscan.

  • Indie Booksellers See Early Holiday Sales Boost

    A post-election sales bounce made for a solid Thanksgiving week at many independent bookstores.

  • Bookstore News: December 2, 2016

    A new store opens in California; an online bookseller searches for an offline Maryland location; Take Your Child to a Bookstore Day returns; and more.

  • This Week's Bestsellers: December 5, 2016

    The holiday season kicks off with a sales boost for ‘Jesus Today,’ the ‘March’ trilogy, and many other titles. Plus children’s storybook collections make up eight of the 10 top-selling books in the country, a videogame strategy guide charts in two formats, and much more.

  • Four Questions for Elizabeth Bluemle and Josie Leavitt

    On Small Business Saturday, Josie Leavitt and Elizabeth Bluemle celebrated the 20th anniversary of The Flying Pig Bookstore.

  • HarperCollins Launches New Indie Store Backlist Program

    HarperCollins will introduce a new backlist program for U.S independent retailers on January 1, 2017.

  • R.J. Julia to Manage New Wesleyan Bookstore

    R.J. Julia Booksellers has reached an agreement with Wesleyan University to manage the school’s new bookstore when it opens late next spring in downtown Middletown, Wesleyan’s hometown in Connecticut.

  • Bookstore News: November 30, 2016

    New stores open in New York, Oklahoma, and Texas; a store preps for an Indiana opening in a former Borders location; Binc launches a year-end fundraiser; and more.

  • Ukazoo Books to Test Smaller Store Model

    After losing its lease, the Towson, Md. used and new bookstore is downsizing to less than one-third of its original size, or 2,800 sq. ft., and trying to create a workable model to add more stores.

  • Offers Cyber Monday Deals

    Barnes & Noble is looking to boost holiday sales with an aggressive promotion online at today, starting with a 15% discount on the entire order.

  • Bookstore News: November 28, 2016

    New bookstores opened in Alabama, Maine, New York, and Tennessee; a suspicious fire temporarily closes a Barnes & Noble in Arizona; and more.

  • The Weekly Scorecard: Tracking Unit Print Sales for Week Ending November 20, 2016

    PW's weekly look at print book sales powered by Nielsen Bookscan.

  • This Week's Bestsellers: November 28, 2016

    New books by two Fox News hosts claim the top spots on their respective lists. Plus the success of the new movie ‘Arrival' boosts sales for a 12-year-old SF anthology, Zadie Smith connects with 'Swing Time', and much more.

  • Barnes & Noble Looks for a Sales Rebound

    With the election over, the chain expects sales to pick up as the holiday gift-giving season approaches.

  • The College Bookstore, Disrupted

    As the traditional market for textbooks has faltered, many college stores have dropped “book” from their name. And some have stopped selling textbooks altogether.

  • Sales See Modest Post-Election Dip

    In the first full week of sales after the election, unit sales slipped 1% over the comparable week in 2015. New books by Megyn Kelly and Bernie Sanders had solid starts.

  • Chicagoland Indies Mobilize Windy City Area's Literary Community

    Two dozen Chicagoland independent bookstores are mobilizing the Windy City area's literary community by forming the Chicago Independent Bookstore Alliance, raising the visibility of Chicagoland's indies both in the region and on social media.

  • Indies First Returns on Saturday for Third Year

    On November 26, independent booksellers around the country will be celebrating Indies First on Small Business Saturday with author events, flash storytimes, discounts, and cake to kick off the holiday selling season.

  • B&N Concept Store Opens In Eastchester

    Barnes & Noble's first concept store, originally slated to open in October in Eastchester, N.Y., opened on Tuesday morning. The official grand opening is set for December 2.

  • New Owners for Village Books and Kramerbooks Early Next Year

    Two of the country’s most iconic bookstores are about to change hands. The management team is buying Village Books and Paper Dreams in Bellingham, Wash., while a local D.C. restaurateur is purchasing Kramerbooks & Afterwords Cafe.

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