Online Training Segments – Owning A Bookstore: Foundations for Success

Welcome to the world of independent bookselling!

With these training videos, exercises, hand-outs, spreadsheets, and links, you will gain the information you need to develop your business plan and establish the foundations for the success of your new retail bookstore.

Introduction & Skills 

Book Industry Trends

How will you compete? 

Start-Up Investment

Estimating Sales & Earnings 

Opening Timeline

Financial Dynamics

Banking Relationship



Lease Negotiation