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  • Bookstore News: May 2, 2016

    A new bookstore's opening in Connecticut; a store will change hands in Indiana; and bookstores in New Orleans are celebrating IBD a week after the rest of the country.

  • Louisiana Judge Blocks Online Age-Verification Law

    In issuing a preliminary injunction, judge Brian Jackson ruled that the law “creates a chilling effect on free speech.”

  • The Weekly Scorecard: Tracking Unit Print Sales for Week Ending April 24, 2016

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

  • Barnes & Noble Founder Len Riggio Finds the Time to Retire

    The retiring B&N chairman reflects on his years in the bookselling business, and the big changes that have reshaped the chain in the past decade.

  • Publishing Industry Sales Down 2.6% In 2015

    The adult book and religion segments were the only categories in which sales rose last year.

  • This Week's Bestsellers: May 2, 2016

    This week, Viet Thanh Nguyen’s ‘The Sympathizer’ and other 2016 Pulitzer Prize winners get a sales boost. Plus graphic novelist Maximilian Uriarte goes from Kickstarter success to Hardcover Fiction list debut, Canadian poet and social media star Rupi Kaur sits tight amid the coloring books on our Trade Paperback list, and much more.

  • New Report Examines the Problem of High Bookstore Rents

    A new report looks at what ABA president Betsy Burton calls "the most critical issue" for locally owned businesses.

  • Bookstore News: April 28, 2016

    New children's bookstore to open in California. Amazon expands pickup locations, on campus and off. And a Massachusetts bookstore faces protestors.

  • Len Riggio, Barnes & Noble Founder, Announces Retirement

    Len Riggio, who built Barnes & Noble from a single store into the country's largest bricks-and-mortar bookseller, will retire after the company's September annual meeting.

  • Booksellers Prepare For Independent Bookstore Day

    With less than a week to go, 435 independent bookstores are getting ready for Independent Bookstore Day on Saturday. Bookstores intend to make it a party with everything from music to food to promotions and giveaways.

  • Bookstore News: April 26, 2016

    A poetry bookshop begins changing hands, while a new store gets ready to open in Massachusetts. B&N to open in downtown Hartford in 2017.

  • Bookstore News: April 25, 2016

    A Queens bookstore gets one step closer to opening; a Virginia Books-A-Million preps its new location; and a Canadian indie is planning a big birthday celebration.

  • The Weekly Scorecard: Tracking Unit Print Sales for Week Ending April 17, 2016

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

  • Baker & Taylor Finds A Home at Follett

    Follett Corp.’s acquisition of Baker & Taylor marks the end of B&T’s 188-year run as a standalone company.

  • This Week's Bestsellers: April 25, 2016

    From Broadway to bookstores: the #2 book in the country is ‘Hamilton' by Lin-Manuel Miranda and Jeremy McCarter. Plus Gwyneth Paltrow’s latest lifestyle title launches a new brand for Grand Central, Oprah Winfrey helps Cheryl Strayed onto the bestseller list six months after publication, and much more.

  • A Children's Bookshop Grows in Brooklyn

    On April 30, New York City will add a third children's specialty store, Stories, launched by novelist Maggie Pouncey and her husband, tech entrepreneur Matt Miller.

  • NC Author Sara Gruen Mounting Local Event to Fight HB2

    To prove that authors do not need to cancel events in North Carolina in order to show their opposition to the state's new "bathroom law," local bestseller Sara Gruen has mounted an event called "Kill the Bill" with a major local bookseller, and other NC authors.

  • Book Depot Betting Big on Its Returns Business

    The Ontario, Canada-based book wholesaler is completing a $3 million project to add a large-scale mechanical sorter, robotics, and supporting technologies that will give it significantly faster sorting capabilities.

  • Bookstore News: April 18, 2016

    A D.C. store is preparing to open; an Indiana bookstore is getting new owners; a California bookstore is receiving a small business award; and a long-time Pittsburgh bookseller has died.

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