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  • 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.

  • 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.

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