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  • Could 2015 Be the Year for e-Fairness?

    With many in Congress determined to extend the moratorium on taxing Internet access, the retail trade association, RILA, would like to add legislation that would enable states to tax e-tailers the same as bricks-and-mortar stores.

  • April Bookstore Sales Show Small Gain

    Bookstore sales rose 0.6% in April over April 2014, according to preliminary estimates released by the U.S. Census Bureau.

  • The Weekly Scorecard: Tracking Unit Print Sales for Week Ending June 7, 2015

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

  • This Week's Bestsellers: June 15, 2015

    Commentary and analysis on this week's PW Bestseller Lists.

  • Type Books Turns Window Displays into Art

    On Toronto’s Queen Street West, there is a nine-year-old independent bookstore that has taken the art of window displays to a whole new level.

  • Bay Area Spotlight 2015: Bookstores Find A New Groove

    With the seven-square-mile city of San Francisco as its focal point, the Bay Area is a vibrant literary environment that has long nurtured independent bookstores.

  • Bookselling Roundup, Week Ending June 12, 2015

    Berea, Oh., gets its first bookstore in three decades. The Walls of Books franchise is adding a 10th store. Anderson’s launches an Indiegogo campaign.

  • Follett Adds 200 College Stores in Neebo Purchase

    Consolidation in the campus store sector has begun in advance of B&N's spinoff of its higher education sector. With its purchase of Nebraska Book Company's retail store division, Follett will have more than 1,150 college stores.

  • What's Selling at BookPeople of Moscow

    Jesica Sweedler DeHart, co-manager of children's books and gift buyer at BookPeople of Moscow in Moscow, Idaho, reports on titles that are moving quickly at her store, including Carson Ellis's 'Home.'

  • B&N to Host 'Mockingbird' Discussion at Stores Across Country

    On June 18, Barnes & Noble will be holding "Page & Screen" discussion events about Harper Lee's 'To Kill a Mockingbird' at all stores nationwide, in anticipation of the release of Lee's second novel, 'Go Set a Watchman,' on July 14.

  • No Decision Yet on Family Christian Deal

    Despite a 14-hour hearing yesterday in federal bankruptcy court, Family Christian Stores must wait awhile longer for a ruling on whether the struggling Christian bookstore chain will be sold to FC Acquisitions.

  • Tampa’s Inkwood Books Opens NJ Sister Store

    After purchasing Inkwood Books in Tampa, Fla., a little over two years ago, Stefani Beddingfield is getting her family into the bookselling business. Her sister Julie, who is based in the Northeast, will be opening a second location of the store in New Jersey.

  • Vt. Author Teams Up with Local Bookstores to Promote Serial E-novel

    When children's author Michael Daley decided to self-publish his YA race car thriller as a six-installment serial, he turned to area bookstores for help.

  • NCIBA’s Landon to Retire

    The long-time executive director of one of the country's largest regional trade associations will retire prior to the Fall Discovery Show in mid-October.

  • The Weekly Scorecard: Tracking Unit Print Sales for Week Ending May 31, 2015

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

  • This Week's Bestsellers: June 5, 2015

    Commentary and analysis on this week's PW Bestseller Lists.

  • Bookselling Roundup, Week Ending June 5, 2015

    La Casa Azul in East Harlem celebrates its third birthday this weekend. Burry’s Books in Hartsville, S.C., will stay open afterall. And World Eye in Greenfield, Mass., has put its financial troubles behind it.

  • Eso Won to Move in August

    The well respected African-American bookstore in Los Angeles is making its fifth move at the request of MacArthur grant-winning artist Mark Bradford, who is building it a space in the A+P community project.

  • BEA 2015: Bercu Says Goodbye; How to Use Social Media

    The recently concluded BookExpo America featured a plethora of events for booksellers, including an address by outgoing American Booksellers Association president Steve Bercu and a well-attended panel on how booksellers can best use social media.

  • SIBA Introduces Owners Retreat

    This summer, the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance launches its first annual Owners Retreat. The two-day event, sponsored by Baker & Taylor, will take place July 28-29 in Raleigh, N.C.

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