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  • Bookselling Roundup, Week Ending October 16, 2015

    Fall book festivals continue to abound around the country with ones in Las Vegas, Houston, and the Twin Cities slated to take place this weekend. The Boston Book Festival kicks off on October 23.

  • Bookstore Sales Fell 4.0% in August

    Bookstore sales declined to $1.55 billion in August, a 4.0% drop from $1.62 billion in August 2014.

  • MPIBA 2015 Shows High Energy

    Strong sales and new store owners, including Tattered Cover's Len Vlahos and Kristen Gilligan, contributed to an upbeat mood at this year's regional trade show in Denver. Attendance increased 5%.

  • Sherman’s to Buy Maine Coast Book Shop

    Sherman’s Books, with five stores in Maine, is about to add one more in Damariscotta. With the purchase, the mini-regional chain will also take a new name and become Sherman's Maine Coast Book Shops.

  • This Week's Bestsellers: October 12, 2015

    A trio of cookbooks from brand-name authors make their list debuts. Plus a new Tumblr-to-book invites readers to ogle forest abodes, James Patterson is #1—again, and much more.

  • The Weekly Scorecard: Tracking Unit Print Sales for Week Ending October 4, 2015

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

  • The Book Truck Hits the San Diego Streets

    Fondo de Cultura Económica (FCE), based in Mexico City, is one of the largest publishers in Latin America and has had an office in San Diego since 1990.

  • Bookselling Roundup, Week Ending October 9, 2015

    Two romance fans are moving forward with plans for a romance-only bookstore, the Ripped Bodice: Purveyors of Fine Smut, to open in Los Angeles in spring 2016. Their Kickstarter campaign launches within the next two weeks.

  • What's Selling at Loganberry Books

    Located in the Cleveland suburb of Shaker Heights, Loganberry Books offers a diverse selection of books, spanning new, used, and collectible volumes. Bookseller Lorraine Angus talked about a crop of titles, recently published and backlist, selling well this fall.

  • James Patterson to Give Indies a $250,000 Bonus

    After offering $1 million in grants to indies last year, the bestselling author is continuing to show his support for bookseller "heroes" through holiday bonuses to those working on the frontline, ranging from $1,000 to $5,000.

  • Sunny NAIBA 2015 Despite Hurricane Threat

    Where last year’s programming aimed at taking on Amazon, this year's NAIBA was geared to more practical matters—social media and offsite events—and how much indies pull above their weight on first day sales.

  • Perseus Taps FedEx for Rapid Book Replishment

    Beginning October 19, Perseus anticipates that outlets will receive shipments within an average of two days once books are sent from Perseus’s Jackson, Tenn. distribution center.

  • Print Units Up 2% Through September

    Unit sales of print books rose 2% in the first nine months of 2015, compared to the similar period in 2014, at outlets that report to Nielsen BookScan, which records about 80%–85% of all print sales.

  • eCampus Continues to Expand

    The 16-year-old virtual campus bookseller is on target for $100 million in revenue this year.

  • This Week's Bestsellers: October 5, 2015

    The newest member of Miss Peregrine’s brood is the #2 book in the country. Plus J. Kenji López-Alt drops some food-science knowledge, and Elizabeth Gilbert, Jan Karon, Bill O’Reilly, and others have big debut weeks.

  • Bookselling Roundup, Week Ending October 2, 2015

    Two bookstores in New York City are popping up in new locations this week. La Casa Azul is opening inside the Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling; Greenlight Bookstore is launching a new spot in Brooklyn.

  • The Weekly Scorecard: Tracking Unit Print Sales for Week Ending September 28, 2015

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

  • How Kepler's Books Returned to Profitability

    Kepler’s bookstore, once on the brink of closing for good, just celebrated its 60th anniversary. Its revival reveals some secrets about how bookstores might work in the future.

  • This Week's Bestsellers: September 28, 2015

    Why not her, indeed? Mindy Kaling’s new book is #1 in the country. Plus, the fates are kind to Lauren Groff’s latest, sales for a pair of faith-based diet books are anything but slim, and much more.

  • PRH’s Client Summits And Ideas Exchanges

    After a multiyear hiatus, Random House created a client services division in 2003 and returned to distribution with the signing of its first new client, Steerforth Press in Hanover, N.H., in 2004.

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