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  • This Week's Bestsellers: November 27, 2017

    Jesmyn Ward and other 2017 National Book Award winners enjoyed a sales bump the week after the November 15 ceremony. Plus Andy Weir follows up ‘The Martian’ with ‘Artemis,’ and Joe Biden releases his memoir.

  • A Week Before Thanksgiving, Unit Sales Rise 2%

    Unit sales of print books rose 2% in the week ended Nov. 19, 2017, over the comparable week in 2016 at outlets that report to NPD BookScan.

  • Monthly StatShot, July 2017

    Sales of adult books were 9.8% lower in July 2017 than in July 2016, and sales in the children’s/young adult segment fell 36.8%, according to figures released by the Association of American Publishers as part of its StatShot program.

  • Hudson Group Prepares for IPO

    While many bricks-and-mortar retailers have struggled financially in recent years, Hudson has filed the paperwork for an initial public offering it hopes to make in 2018.

  • Bookstore News: November 22, 2017

    D.C. Bookseller to renovate; a children's pop-up to open in California; the Brooklyn indie showing its canine side; and more.

  • As Under-Fire Al Franken Cancels Appearances, Minnesota Booksellers Stand By Their Senator

    The Minnesota Senator and former comedian has canceled two major appearances promoting his new memoir, 'Al Franken: Giant of the Senate,' in the wake of sexual misconduct allegations.

  • Bookstore News: November 20, 2017

    The best book chains in the U.K.; new indies coming to New Hampshire and Maryland; Phaidon's holiday pop-up; and more.

  • Unit Sales Post a Solid 9% Gain

    At outlets that report to NPD BookScan, sales of print units were up 9% in the week ended Nov. 12, 2017, with units up in all four major publishing categories.

  • Booksellers Prep for Small Business Saturday

    Independent booksellers are ready for one of the most important shopping days of the year: November 25, otherwise known as Small Business Saturday.

  • This Week's Bestsellers: November 20, 2017

    One year after the contentious 2016 presidential election, politics continues to dominate the national conversation—and our hardcover nonfiction list.

  • Europa Teams with Italian Indie to Open Rome Bookstore

    Europa Editions (along with its parent company, Italian publisher Edizioni E/O) is partnering with Italian bookseller Altoquando to open an English language bookstore in Rome called Otherwise.

  • Bookstore News: November 15, 2017

    A Texas bookstore launches a series for rejected stories; professors protest their college bookstore; a Bucharest bookseller gets back to business; and more.

  • Bookstore Sales Fell Again in September

    According preliminary figures released by the U.S. Census Bureau, bookstore sales declined 6.5% this September, compared to September 2016. The decline followed a 10.9% drop in bookstore sales in August.

  • Bookstore News: November 14, 2017

    New stores to open in Maryland and Virginia; a Texas store to close; touring Chicago's Dial Books; the day-to-day of a Long Island bookseller; and more.

  • MPIBA's Executive Director Stepping Down

    Laura Ayrey Burnett, executive director of the Mountains & Plains Independent Booksellers Association since 2010, has stepped down, effective immediately.

  • MahoganyBooks to Open in Washington D.C.

    Washington D.C.’s Southeast Anacostia neighborhood is poised to get its first bookstore in over twenty years with the opening of MahoganyBooks later this month.

  • The Mass Merchandiser Channel Helps Lift Unit Sales 1%

    At outlets that report to NPD BookScan, unit sales of print books were 1% higher in the week ended Nov. 5, 2017, than in the comparable week in 2016.

  • This Week's Bestsellers: November 13, 2017

    ‘Twin Peaks' co-creator Mark Frost lands at #4 in hardcover fiction with damn fine sales for ‘Twin Peaks: The Final Dossier. Plus a B&N promotion boost sales of Katy Hudson’s new picture book, and ‘Dilbert’ cartoonist Scott Adams puts the ‘politics’ in ‘office politics.’

  • NAIBA Comes Out Against Direct Sales

    The board of the New Atlantic Independent Booksellers Association has issued a two-part statement to publishers saying the practice of direct sales to consumers, both individuals and institutions, is undermining booksellers.

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