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  • At DBW, Booksellers Wonder if Booze Will Save Them

    Offering beer, wine, or coffee in bookstores is part of an ongoing effort by physical retailers to find new ways to attract consumers to physical bookstores and keep them there.

  • Bookstore News: January 19, 2017

    A new store opens in Massachusetts; a store in Maine changes hands; a Colorado bookstore expands by going mobile; and more.

  • Bookstore News: January 18, 2017

    A Texas bookstore readies for opening in a former Borders location; a New Jersey bookstore inspired by Barack Obama’s first election turns eight; a New Hampshire college store ponders going corporate; and more.

  • Bookstore News: January 17, 2017

    New stores prep for openings in Texas and North Carolina; a store takes root in the former home of a long-time Pennsylvania bookstore; an Illinois bookstore considers going nonprofit; and more.

  • The Year in Bestsellers 2016

    Conglomerates continued to drive bestsellers in 2016, while readers still turned to coloring books for comfort.

  • This Week's Bestsellers: January 16, 2017

    Oprah Winfrey's first cookbook, 'Food, Health, and Happiness,' is the #1 book in the country, and comics anthology 'Love Is Love,' a tribute to the victims of the Pulse nightclub mass shooting, debuts on our list.

  • November Bookstore Sales Rose 1.5%

    November's bookstore sales were $805 million, an increase of 1.5% over November 2015. Sales for the first 11 months of 2016 were up 3.4%.

  • Norway's Top E-bookseller Wants More English Bestsellers

    Norway’s top e-bookstore,, is in talks to add English-language books from some of America's Big Five publishers and has started a new subscription service.

  • Bookstore News: January 12, 2017

    New stores prep for openings in Massachusetts, North Carolina, and Pennsylvania; a store in Illinois adds a new outlet, in New York; a California bookstore gets ready to change hands; and more.

  • Children’s Booksellers End 2016 on an Up Note

    Hands down, the presidential election was the biggest factor in holiday sales last year.

  • Future House Publishing: A Young Press Off to a Bright Start

    After only two years of publishing, Utah’s Future House Publishing has seen a fair amount of success.

  • Memphis Bookstore Not Likely to Be Saved, Says Owner

    Despite generating $5 million in sales a year, Neil Van Uum is closing Booksellers at Laurelwood in Memphis, Tenn., citing rent hikes and slowing sales as the culprit.

  • Riggio Reaffirms Commitment to Bricks-and-Mortar

    Despite weak holiday sales at Barnes & Noble, CEO Len Riggio said there are no plans to accelerate store closings and that he expects the retailer to be "store positive" in the fiscal year ending in April 2018.

  • Bookstore News: January 9, 2017

    Amazon Books preps another physical store; B&N to shutter one in Minnesota; a used bookstore goes on the market in Arizona; and more.

  • This Week's Bestsellers: January 9, 2017

    ‘The Princess Diarist’ by Carrie Fisher is the #6 book in the country. Plus new books aim to help readers’ self-improvement goals, backlist titles storm our top 10 overall list, and much more.

  • The Top 10 Print Book and Amazon Kindle Bestsellers of 2016

    The new Harry Potter book was by far the bestselling print title of 2016, and 'The Girl On the Train' was a major print and e-book bestseller for the second year in a row.

  • Milo Yiannopoulos Book May Not Be Coming To a Store Near You

    Many booksellers said they don't plan to stock the forthcoming Milo Yiannopoulos book, but will special order it for customers who request it.

  • Independent Booksellers End Year on High Note

    Independent booksellers overcame an election-year slump in November and the lack of a must-have title to finish the year flat or slightly up.

  • Print Book Sales Rose Again in 2016

    Unit sales of print books rose 3.3% in 2016 over the previous year, making it the third-straight year of print growth.

  • Bookstore News: January 6, 2017

    Amazon ups its sales tax collection to 36 states and the District of Columbia; new owners for store in Rhode Island and Wisconsin; a long-time Maine bookstore to close; and more.

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