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  • Indie Publisher to Open Chicago Bookstore

    Chicago-based press Curbside Splendor will operate Curbside Books & Records inside the National, a 24,000-foot food hall opening in the Windy City this July.

  • Bookstore News: May 23, 2016

    A New Hampshire store preps to move; two college stores in Florida are merging; and an Arizona shop temporarily shuts its doors.

  • The Weekly Scorecard: Tracking Unit Print Sales for Week Ending May 15, 2016

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

  • This Week's Bestsellers: May 23, 2016

    The latest from ‘A Man Called Ove’ author Fredrik Backman lands on our Hardcover Fiction list. Plus for the second week in a row, a new book called ‘Unashamed’ makes its Hardcover Nonfiction debut, and the movies ‘Zootopia’ and ‘The Jungle Book’ boost sales for related titles.

  • Bookstore News: May 20, 2016

    A California couple puts their store on the market; two Montana writers mark the fifth anniversary of their used bookstore; and the University of North Carolina begins the privatization process at its school store.

  • Can Libro.fm Turn Digital Audiobooks into a Revenue Stream for Indies?

    The Seattle start-up, which just launched its platform, wants to be the go-to digital audiobook site for indies. Even with the support of the Big Five, it's still not clear how much of a difference it will make for its 85 partner bookstores.

  • Bezos Confirms Plans for More Amazon Stores

    Amazon founder Jeff Bezos told shareholders at the company's annual meeting on Tuesday that the company is "definitely going to open additional stores." Bezos did not, however, specify the number of new outlets Amazon plans to open.

  • Bookstore News: May 17, 2016

    Two long-time New England bookstores change hands; a Seattle store opens its newest location; and more.

  • Bookstore News: May 16, 2016

    Greenlight Bookstore’s customers green light second location with six-figures in loans. Elsewhere in Brooklyn, a feminist collective combines bookselling with washing clothes. And the country’s oldest LGBT bookstore awarded money to upgrade web experience.

  • Bookstore Sales Continue Hot Start

    Boosted by a 10.7% increase in March, bookstore sales for the first quarter of 2016 were up 6.2% over the comparable period in 2015.

  • This Week's Bestsellers: May 16, 2016

    Don DeLillo’s ‘Zero K’ debuts with the author’s best first-week sales in years. Plus Angela Duckworth, a research psychologist and 2013 MacArthur Fellow, discusses the importance of ‘Grit,’ Rick Riordan’s latest casts Apollo down from Olympus, and much more.

  • Bookstore News: May 11, 2016

    A husband-and-wife duo preps to open a new bookstore in Washington state; NYC's Book Culture cozies up to the NYRB; Rainy Day Books goes Scottish; and more.

  • ABA Sees Membership Grow for 7th Straight Year

    With BookExpo America set to open in Chicago this week, American Booksellers Association CEO Oren Teicher reported to the AP a 63-store increase in membership from last year. The jump marks the seventh straight year that the ABA has swelled in its ranks.

  • The Weekly Scorecard: Tracking Unit Print Sales for Week Ending May 1, 2016

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

  • With Print Book Sales Stabilized, Return Rate Lowers

    After the upheaval caused by the rise of e-books, it appears that print book returns have largely declined.

  • This Week's Bestsellers: May 9, 2016

    This week, Jojo Moyes fans gear up for the film adaptation of 'Me Before You’. Plus Debbie Macomber joins the coloring book revolution, animal behaviorist Frans de Waal explains why our fellow creatures are more intelligent than we think they are, and much more.

  • A Children's Bookstore to Pop Up in the Bronx

    Playwright Calvin Alexander Ramsey is the latest children's book author to add "bookseller" to his many accomplishments.

  • Bookstore News: May 5, 2016

    A new store opens in Wyoming; a store will expand in Pennsylvania; and a B&N captures customers because of a bomb threat.

  • Bookstore News: May 4, 2016

    New bookstores are coming to Montana and Florida; a California store moves online; and a Pennsylvania shop becomes a community gathering place.

  • Shelfie Rolls Out First U.S. Bookstore Partnership

    To test the effectiveness of e-book bundling, the book discovery app is promoting four HMH books with Harvard Book Store, kicking off the push with an event with Chris Anderson.

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