International publishing organizations are calling on this unique World Book and Copyright Day for support urgently needed by the books business—in the context of the coronavirus pandemic.
Engaged with the American Booksellers Association since 1990, Oren Teicher retires at the end of this year from his position as the ABA’s CEO.
Bookselling Without Borders has given US booksellers international industry contacts, and now a retailer from Germany will be at the ABA’s Winter Institute.
‘There can never be too many bookstores in America,’ Barnes & Noble chief Len Riggio tells an appreciative crowd at the bookseller-oriented 2018 BookExpo in New York.
Has book production outpaced readership and what can publishers do about it? Porter Anderson’s opening editorial for Publishing Perspectives explores this.
Oren Teicher, CEO of American Booksellers Association, and three booksellers discuss how low-cost of technology has enhanced the indie bookselling business.
Daniel Handler suggests that authors should pick an independent bookstore close to where they live and sign books for them to sell.
“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 the growth of …
By Roger Tagholm LONDON: Curatorship and discoverability -– these were the buzz terms at the UK’s Book Industry Conference (BIC) which opened on Monday in King’s Cross, London. Speakers representing independent shops on both sides of the Atlantic emphasized how good bricks and mortar bookshops are at “curating” a vibrant stock perfectly tailored to their community, while both said that …
by Helen Gregg A significant number of independent bookstores have high hopes for the launch of Google Editions, the search engine giant’s much talked-about foray into e-books, reported the New York Times. For the past few years, smaller booksellers have struggled to compete with online e-book retailers such as Amazon or Apple. And while Google will also sell e-books directly …