BEA Video Interviews: Oren Teicher, CEO, American Booksellers Association

In What's the Buzz by Edward Nawotka

“We have to make sure our customers don’t go somewhere because we can’t respond to their needs.”

By Edward Nawotka

“There is nothing like browsing in a physical bookstore. That is something you can’t replace,” said Oren Teicher, CEO of the American Booksellers Association, at BookExpo America on Monday. In this brief interview he goes on to discuss┬áthe growth of independent bookselling in the US and how the stores can remain competitive against both chain and big-box bookselling and digital competitors.


About the Author

Edward Nawotka

A widely published critic and essayist, Edward Nawotka serves as a speaker, educator and consultant for institutions and businesses involved in the global publishing and content industries. He was also editor-in-chief of Publishing Perspectives since the launch of the publication in 2009 until January 2016.