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  • Bookstore News: September 14, 2016

    Two bookstores set to open in Pittsburgh; another store spreads its wings in Georgia; a Baltimore bookstore receives local plaudits; and more.

  • Summer 2016: Children's Booksellers More Than Hold Their Own with a Little Harry Potter Magic

    Flat was the new up between June 1 and August 30 at many bookstores that participated in PW's informal survey of 20 stores throughout the country.

  • Bookstore News: September 12, 2016

    New stores open in Michigan, Massachusetts, and Kansas; a nonprofit preps a bookstore/literary center in North Carolina; and more.

  • The Weekly Scorecard: Tracking Unit Print Sales for Week Ending September 4, 2016

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

  • Len Riggio Promises to Fix Barnes & Noble

    After a slow start to the fiscal year, Riggio, who returned as Barnes & Noble's CEO after last month's ouster of Ron Boire, has plans to improve the bookseller's bottom line.

  • Independent Booksellers See Second Strong Summer in a Row

    Flat was the new up at many bookstores that participated in PW's annual summer sales survey.

  • This Week's Bestsellers: September 12, 2016

    Canadian author Louise Penny has the #3 book in the country with ‘A Great Reckoning,’ her 12th Inspector Gamache mystery. Plus ’The Nix’ lands at #9 in Hardcover Fiction—and lands a TV deal—John Lewis’s civil rights era graphic memoir concludes with ‘March: Book Three,’ and much more.

  • Perseus Distribution to Use Ingram Network

    Starting October 1, titles from PGW, Consortium, Perseus Distribution, and Legato to independent booksellers will be shipped through the Ingram distribution network.

  • Bookstore News: September 8, 2016

    New, used, and rare bookstores are opening in Georgia, Kentucky, and Ohio; a mother-and-daughter prep a specialty children’s store in Massachusetts; and more.

  • Riggio Vows to Fight for B&N

    In commenting on disappointing quarterly results, Barnes & Noble founder and recently returned CEO Len Riggio said, “We are not just going to close stores and go home. We are committed to this business.”

  • SIBA to Move Fall Discovery Show to the Spring

    On the eve of its fall regional trade show to be held in Savannah (Sept. 16-18), the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance announced that it will partner with GABBS and move its show to the spring, starting in 2018.

  • Bookstore News: September 6, 2016

    Georgia and Kentucky indies prep to open; a New York City bookstore tries pop-ups while it searches for permanent space; a children's store may flee Harvard Square; and more.

  • This Week's Bestsellers: September 5, 2016

    Two new books about the Republican nominee debut on our Hardcover Nonfiction list. Plus movie tie-ins editions for ‘The Girl on the Train’ and ‘The Light Between Oceans’ get off to strong starts, and much more.

  • Bookstore News: September 2, 2016

    Ralph Nader is trying his hand at bookselling; B&N is prepping its next concept store in Texas; a Boise bookstore is celebrating its 10th birthday; and more.

  • Bookstore News: August 31, 2016

    New stores open their doors in Illinois and Ontario, Canada; stores in Maryland and California prep for relocation celebrations; and more.

  • Bookstore News: August 29, 2016

    New stores open in Texas and Minnesota; established stores celebrate their first 40 years in Vermont and California; and more.

  • The Weekly Scorecard: Tracking Unit Print Sales for Week Ending August 21, 2016

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

  • This Week's Bestsellers: August 29, 2016

    Amy Schumer’s ‘The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo” is the #3 book in the country. Plus Khizer Khan’s DNC speech boosts sales of a pocket edition of the U.S. Constitution, though not the version some people might expect; a pair of Oscar winners bring Gilded Age New York City to life; and much more.

  • Amazon Opening a Physical Bookstore in Chicago

    The mega-retailer is moving forward with bricks-and-mortar stores and is planning to open a 7,200 sq. ft. store in the Windy City's Southport Corridor.

  • Bookstore News: August 25, 2016

    A bookstore pops up in Arkansas; new stores prep top open in Pennsylvania and Minnesota; a B&N on Long Island could get a reprieve; and more.

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