Today PW introduces a new Friday feature that collects news about bookstores and bookselling from throughout the week.
Chicago Bookstore Day on Saturday: Inspired by last May’s inaugural California Bookstore Day, nine Chicago indies are creating their own celebration.
St. Mark’s in New York re-opens in its new space: Ostap Rudakevych and Masayuki Sono of Clouds Architectural Office designed new digs for the beloved Village indie.
Neebo adds more stores: The campus retailer added 16 new stores for a 19% increase in new locations over the past three quarters.
New bookstore in Newark: Kicks Mix will carry new and used books, music, and movies and its 14-member staff will include people with developmental disabilities.
Committee formed to save Explore Booksellers: The former Aspen mayor is among those trying to preserve this community’s bookstore, which went on the market in June.
B&N reads up on breastfeeding: The bookstore chain is training employees in the wake of a March lawsuit by a breastfeeding mom, who was asked to cover up or leave.
New owners for Munro’s Books: Jim Munro turned over the keys to senior management to the bookstore he cofounded with Nobel lauriate Alice Munro a half-century ago in Victoria, B.C.
Book Culture rehires employees: In a turnaround, the New York City bookseller recognized the RWDSU union voted in by employees.
PRH sponsorship of California Bookstore Day: California booksellers got a big boost from PRH for their second annual event, slated for May 2, 2015.
Greenlight Bookstore Radio Hour: The Brooklyn, N.Y., indie launched a series of twice-monthly podcasts of author interviews and reviews.