Book Buyer Ianniciello Is Leaving Costco Media

Pennie Clark Ianniciello, the influential long-time book buyer at Costco, is leaving Costco Media. Her monthly "Pennie's Pick" had the power to propel a book to bestseller status and sell thousands of copies. In a profile of Ianniciello in 2002, when she was 40, the Wall Street Journal called her a "heavy hitter" in the book business.

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