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  • Bookstore News: September 20, 2017

    New bookstores to open in Rhode Island and Virginia; the Seattle Mystery Bookstore to close, a list of gay bookstores around the world; and more.

  • Riggio Backs Parneros at B&N Annual Meeting

    Barnes & Noble chairman Len Riggio gave new company CEO Demos Parneros his firm support, calling Parneros "the perfect fit" to help the company grow its top line and improve profits.

  • McNally Jackson Offshoot to Open in Williamsburg

    The Manhattan bookseller intends to open a second store, at 76 North 4th Street in Brooklyn's Williamsburg neighborhood, by November.

  • SIBA Discovery Show Thrives in the Big Easy

    Booksellers from more than 71 stores attended the SIBA Discovery Show in New Orleans last weekend, where diversity and race were major topics—as was the impending move of the organization's executive director, Wanda Jewell, who is relocating to the West Coast.

  • With No Harry Potter Bump, July 2017 Bookstore Sales Slipped 1.9%

    While July sales last year were mightily padded by the release of 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child,' which came out July 31, 2016, July 2017 saw no such blockbuster. Thanks in large part to this, July 2017 sales were down 1.9%, compared to the same time last year.

  • This Week's Bestsellers: September 18, 2017

    Big new releases from the world of mysteries and thrillers top our list of the bestselling books in the country. Plus Jesmym Ward and Salman Rushdie release new novels, and Kurt Anderson of ‘Studio 360’ examines, in his words, ‘how America went haywire.’

  • Bookstagrammers Gain Influence in a Diffuse Marketplace

    Celebrities sharing literary recommendation on social media—and especially Instagram—have become a powerful force in book publicity.

  • Monthly StatShot, April 2017

    Sales of adult books dropped 4% in April 2017 compared to April 2016 and declined 4.6% in the children’s/young adult category, according to AAP’s StatShot report.

  • Unit Sales Slide in Early September

    Print unit sales were 3% lower in the week ended September 10 than in the similar week last year.

  • Bookstore News: September 13, 2017

    New bookstores are opening in Los Angeles, Chicago and Grand Rapids; the beloved Chicago bookstore cat facing unemployment; how books affect the U.K. economy; and more.

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