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  • 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.

  • Partners Hoping to Move Distribution Clients to Midpoint

    When Partners closed its wholesale arms in Holt, Mich., and Renton, Wash., it also meant the dissolution of the company's distribution operation. Now those clients have the option to move to Midpoint.

  • The Weekly Scorecard: Tracking Unit Print Sales for Week Ending April 10, 2016

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

  • This Week's Bestsellers: April 18, 2016

    Anderson Cooper and his mother, Gloria Vanderbilt, have the #3 book in the country with ‘The Rainbow Comes and Goes’. Plus AOL cofounder Steve Case presents his take on entrepreneurship, Cameron Diaz tackles issues of aging, and much more.

  • Strong February for Bookstore Sales

    Bookstore sales in February rose 7.2% over February of 2015, rising to $732 million, according to preliminary estimates released by the Census Bureau.

  • Bookstore News: April 15, 2016

    An Alaska porn shop is becoming a bookstore; a California bookstore receives award for new business model; and ABA announces new board.

  • Judy Blume, Bookseller

    At 78, bestselling author Judy Blume has added a new occupation to her c.v.: that of bookseller.

  • Book Groups Urge Authors to Support N.C. Bookstores

    In response to Sherman Alexie’s decision to cancel an appearance in North Carolina and concerns that more cancellations could follow, the ABA and other book-related groups asked authors not to punish booksellers.

  • Nonprofit Bookstore Coming to Winston-Salem

    Bookmarks, a 12-year-old nonprofit literary arts organization, has launched a $400,000 fundraising effort to open a brick-and-mortar independent to serve as a cultural gathering place in the Triad.

  • After Much Prep and Research, Indie Chain Copperfield’s Opens Eighth Store

    After an exhaustive search to find the ideal location for its next store, the Northern California bookstore chain is opening its eighth location in the city of Novato.

  • Bookstore News: April 13, 2016

    New stores coming to the Triad, Brooklyn, and Billings, while a New Jersey store copes with the aftermath of a fire next door.

  • NC Booksellers Coping with New State Law

    Following the passage of North Carolina's "bathroom law," which requires citizens to use public restrooms that correspond with the gender identification listed on their birth certificates, booksellers are pleading with authors not to cancel appearances in the state.

  • Bookstore News: April 11, 2016

    A North Carolina store adds a West Coast location; a California bookseller considers closing; and a veteran Minnesota bookseller prepares to call it quits.

  • The Weekly Scorecard: Tracking Unit Print Sales for Week Ending April 5, 2016

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

  • Should Independent Booksellers Go Omni-Channel?

    How indie bookstores are finding success selling online.

  • This Week's Bestsellers: April 11, 2016

    ‘Laguna Beach’ alum Lauren Conrad’s latest lifestyle guide celebrates its debut at #5 on our Hardcover Nonfiction list. Plus new books by Peggy Orenstein and Augusten Burroughs talk about sex, and much more.

  • B&N to Outsource Some NOOK Functions

    As part of its efforts to rightsize the NOOK business, B&N signed an agreement with Bahwan CyberTek for certain NOOK technology functions and will close two offices.

  • Bookstore News: April 7, 2016

    An Iowa bookstore prepares for its grand opening; a currently unnamed bookstore/café is in the works in Maryland; and a Virginia bookstore could lose its lease.

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