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  • B&N Eyes Revenue Growth

    While the bookseller was able to improve its bottom line through cost savings, executives know they need to find ways to fix stalled sales.

  • Juvenile Categories Spur Modest Sales Increase

    Unit sales of print books posted a modest gain in the week ended June 18, 2017, over the similar week in 2016 at outlets that report to NPD BookScan.

  • The Line Between Speech and Censorship at Bookstores

    How should booksellers respond to books that challenge their ability to host an event while also offending their own political or moral principles? A BookExpo panel tried to answer just that.

  • This Week's Bestsellers: June 26, 2017

    Roxane Gay, Eddie Izzard, and Sherman Alexie release memoirs that explore issues of personal and cultural identity. Plus Newt Gingrich and Naomi Klein land on our list with books that take opposing views of Donald Trump’s presidency.

  • Bookstore News: June 22, 2017

    Dallas's Interabang to open soon; ABFEE's director is leaving; Macmillan offers special terms for new stores; a bookstore thrives on the Jersey shore; and more.

  • Bookstore News: June 20, 2017

    A new indie for Oklahoma; Belmont Books opens in Massachusetts; a North Carolina chainlet changes hands; and more.

  • Juvenile Nonfiction Stays Hot, Up 10% in Week

    Juvenile Nonfiction Stays Hot, Up 10% in Week

  • This Week's Bestsellers: June 19, 2017

    Actor and comedian Kevin Hart has the #3 book in the country with the memoir ‘I Can’t Make This Up.’ Plus Arundhati Roy’s sophomore novel arrives two decades after ‘The God of Small Things,’ and ‘Black Hawk Down’ author Mark Bowden turns his attention to the Vietnam War.

  • Bookstore News: June 15, 2017

    New bookstores for Missouri and New Jersey; Texas resort-town store wins top honor; Michigan and Ohio stores to reopen; and more.

  • Bookstore Sales Jump, Slightly, in April

    Bookstore sales rose 1.8% in April, over the same period in 2016, according to preliminary estimates released by the U.S. Census Bureau. Bookstore revenue was $714 million for the month, compared to $701 for the same period a year ago.

  • Bookstore News: June 13, 2017

    Stores to close in California and Singapore; expanded bookstores coming to Baltimore and Chicago; an Ohio bookstore reopens; and more.

  • Solid Gains in the Juvenile Categories Help Drive Units Up

    Partly due to a strong performance in the juvenile nonfiction category, unit sales of print books at outlets that report to NPD BookScan were 4% higher in the week ended June 4, 2017, than in the comparable week in 2016.

  • This Week's Bestsellers: June 12, 2017

    Books by Nora Roberts, Chelsea Clinton, and Al Franken debut among the top 10 titles in the country. Plus a tweet from Bill Gates sends print unit sales of 2011’s ‘The Better Angels of Our Nature’ soaring, and David Sedaris opens up his diaries to the public.

  • Bookstore News: June 9, 2017

    Books of Wonder expands; Providence to get a new indie; finalists for Australia's booksellers of the year announced; and more.

  • Bookstore News: June 7, 2017

    The new indie coming to Washington state; a Toronto store gets erotic; a Swedish chain changes hands; the best fictional bookstores; Seattle's secret bookshop; and more.

  • SIBA Executive Jewell to Move to California

    Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance executive director Wanda Jewell is relocating to California to be closer to family, and Linda-Marie Barrett has been hired by SIBA as assistant executive director.

  • Bookstore News: June 5, 2017

    An Alaska bookstore is for sale; bookstores celebrate anniversaries in Kansas and New York, a Chicago feminist store honors Pride month; and more.

  • This Week's Bestsellers: June 5, 2017

    ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ author Kevin Kwan rounds out his trilogy with ‘Rich People Problems,’ debuting at #13 on our Hardcover Fiction list. Plus Cassandra Clare has the #3 book in the country with ‘Lord of Shadows,’ second in her Dark Artifices series, and Michael Crichton returns to our lists with a posthumously published historical thriller.

  • Bricks and Amour-tar: Romance Books 2017

    Meet the owners of the Ripped Bodice, the only dedicated romance bookstore in the U.S.

  • Indigo Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal 2017

    Driven by sales of general merchandise and 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child,' the Canadian bookstore chain reported record revenue growth for fiscal 2017.

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