- Bookstore News: October 5, 2017
Georgia Bookstore Planned for 2019 Opening: The Story on the Square bookstore in McDonough, Ga. is in the early stages of planning.John Green Novel to Be Greeted with Bookseller Parties: Booksellers across the country are planning to stay open late to sell Turtles All the Way Down
- 2019 Pannell Award Winners Announced
The Women’s National Book Association has announced the winners of its 2019 Pannell Awards, which are presented annually to two bookstores that enhance their communities by fostering a love of reading.
- Bookstore News: July 5, 2016
Stores will open at Hudson Yards in late 2018 or early 2019.Book Blvd.
- Amazon Online Sales Soared in Q2
Sales through third-party sellers rose even more, soaring 52%, to $18.2 billion.Total sales in the quarter rose 40% over 2019, to $88.9 billion, and operating income jumped 87%, to $5.8 billion.
- Book Sales Up in U.K. and France
Of the growth in 2019, 2.3% overall was due to trade book sales, with the remainder being accounted for by school textbooks, sales of which are funneled through a limited number of bookstores.
- May Publishing Sales Fell 12.1%
E-book sales at the reporting publishers spiked nearly 140% over May 2019, but still accounted for only 3% of total sales.
- Bookstore News: January 17, 2017
: Although sales are up for the first time in more than a decade at Chicago’s Seminary Cooperative Bookstores, it still ended the year with a $205,136 operating deficit.
- Print Sales Enjoy an Unexpected High
In early spring, when the Covid-19 pandemic forced most bookstores to close and disrupted print book sales through Amazon, no one could have predicted that by summer unit sales of print books would be up 1.4% for the year to date over the same period in 2019, nor
- In Brief: December 12, 2019
The day also included books for sale by Riverstone Books, an illustrator’s workshop, storytime, and a silent auction of children’s book illustrations.
- BookExpo 2019: Celebrating the Pannell Awards
At Friday morning’s Children’s Book & Author Breakfast, two bookstores will be honored with a 2019 Women’s National Book Association Pannell Award for excellence in bookselling.
- Italy's Book Sales Bounce Back
Perhaps even more heartening is the news that bookstore and online sales (excluding Amazon), which had fallen by 70% in weekly sales between March and April, have bounded back, showing as much as a 2.5% hike over 2019 for the week ending on July 19.
- PW’s Top News Stories of 2019
Elliott Advisors Buys Barnes & Noble; Daunt Named CEOAfter struggling for several years to find ways to boost the bookstore chain’s sales and to improve its bottom line, B&N’s board of directors approved the sale of the company to private equity firm Elliott Advisors in a deal wor
- D.C. Bookstore Uses Food Delivery App for Books
Independent bookstores are trying a variety of sales and marketing tactics to stay afloat during the new coronavirus outbreak, but Washington D.C.’s Kramerbooks & Afterwords Cafe is claiming first spot in using an unexpected source for book delivery in the nation’s capital.
- With a Plunge in Returns, Net Sales Fell 3.5% in April
Net publishing sales fell 3.5% in April compared to April 2019 for the 1,361 publishers who report revenue to AAP’s StatShot program.
- ABA's Priority Is 'Keeping Bookstores Open'
"If we ever felt we were damaging indie bookstore sales in any way, we would change course," he said.