Newsletter Archives

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New Book Group Partnership NYT/PBS, Identifying Niche Markets, Print Marketing is Not Dead, ABACUS Report highlights (Winter 2018)


Cross Merchandising, Holiday Price Points, Bookstore Merchandising Dos & Don'ts (Autumn 2017) Reviving Civility, "Getting Behind" a Book, Tuck It: adding seating, promoting local creators, improving staff wages (Summer 2017) Category Rethink: Women, Merchandising Fiction, Edelweiss category designations, Free form shelves, 2017 Publisher Co-op (Spring 2017) Books for the Trump Years, Recruiting, Staying Open the Extra Hour, Section Sign Solutions (Winter 2017)


3 Questions for Every Customer, Apparel Display, Last Check on Frontlist Orders (Autumn 2016) Meaningful Staff Meetings and free online training presentation (Summer 2016) Life-Changing Magic for the Bookstore, Words of Gratitude, SlaTex (Spring 2016) Pinterest on Bookstore Design & Display, Physical Inventory (Winter 2016)


Rethinking Category Names, T-shirt Display, Receiving (Autumn 2015 Welcome New Baby Sections, Vendor Returns (Summer 2015) Ways to Love Slatwall, Improving Turns (Spring 2015) Books as Gifts & Buying Efficiencies (Winter 2015)


Momentum for Independent Bookstores (Winter 2014) Leveraging Local (Spring 2014) Publishing Local (Summer 2014) Leveraging Local (Autumn 2014)


Bookstore Opportunities Abound (Winter 2013) Change and Grow Your Bookstore Business (Winter 2013) Mindful Merchandising (Autumn 2013) Art in the Bookstore (Summer 2013) Art of Bookselling (Spring 2013)


Books Beyond Commodity (Winter 2011) Bookstore Make-over (Autumn 2012) Books Make Great Gifts (Spring 2012)


Opportunities for a Changing World (Autumn 2011) Accentuate Competitive Advantages (Summer 2011) Why People Love Bookstores (Spring 2011)


Bricks-and-Mortar Staying Power (Winter 2010) Enrich Your Sense of Place (Autumn 2010) Cash-wrap Opportunities (Summer 2010) 3 Things, No Fail (Spring 2010)


Keeping Indie Bookstores Relevant (Winter 2009) Change=Possibility (Autumn 2009) Making Customers Feel Welcome (Summer 2009) Possibilities for Independent Bookstores (Spring 2009)