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  • Increase in Nonfiction Led to 2% Unit Gain in Mid-June

    Unit sales of print books rose 2% in the week ended June 17, 2018, over the comparable week in 2017 at outlets that report to NPD BookScan.

  • Change Coming Slowly to B&N

    The retailer cuts costs, but can’t predict when comp sales will increase.

  • This Week's Bestsellers: June 25, 2018

    Anthony Bourdain’s ‘Kitchen Confidential’ is the #2 book in the country. Plus Kelly Clarkson’s endorsement boosts sales of the Plant Paradox books, and Gillian Flynn’s ‘Sharp Objects’ is set to premiere on HBO.

  • Court Shakes Up Tax Landscape for Online Sales

    The Supreme Court overturned the law requiring that the collection of taxes for online sales was limited only to states where the seller had a physical presence. Bricks-and-mortar retailers applauded the decision.

  • Online Bookstore Bookwitty.com Shuts Down

    Bookwitty.com, the global, online bookseller based in Paris, has stopped taking and fulfilling orders and is shutting down the site.

  • This Week's Bestsellers: June 18, 2018

    Bill Clinton and James Patterson have the #1 book in the country with 'The President Is Missing' and more in our analysis of this week's bestseller lists.

  • Print Unit Sales Stop Three-Week Slide in Early June

    Unit sales of print books broke a three-week losing streak in the week ended June 10, 2018, as sales rose 3% over the week ended June 11, 2017, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan.

  • Bookstore Sales Fell in April

    Bookstore sales fell 3.0% in April compared to the same month last year, according to preliminary estimates released by the U.S. Census Bureau.

  • A Room of One's Own Bookstore Changes Hands

    The Madison, Wisc.-based bookstore is changing hands. The bookstore's longtime co-owners announced yesterday that two current employees will become owner-managers of the 43-year-old business on July 1.

  • This Week's Bestsellers: June 8, 2018

    A new Dungeons & Dragons reference guide, 'Mordenkainen’s Tome of Foes,’ is the #3 book in the country. Plus novels by Nora Roberts and Karen Kingsbury offer different takes on the aftermath of violence, and YA author Stephanie Garber releases ‘Legendary,’ her sequel to ‘Caraval.’

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