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Bookstore Sales Are Up Again
Bookstore Sales Are Up AgainBookstore sales increased in March of 2018 over March of 2017 according to the US Census Bureau. The increase–which follows February’s 2.3% increase in sales–came at 3.75%. January of 2018 saw a decrease over 2017, with the industry ailing from a ...read more
Source: Forbes
Published on Sat, 26 May 2018 07:54:00 GMT
“We Encourage Discourse”: This Trailblazing Black-Owned Bookstore Is Starting Conversations in D.C.
“We Encourage Discourse”: This Trailblazing Black-Owned Bookstore Is Starting Conversations in D.C.Anacostia hadn’t had a bookstore in more than two decades. Two booksellers decided to make a change. “Culture and community have always been who we are,” says Ramunda Young, one half of the couple behind the beloved 11-year-old online retailer ...read more
Source: Vanity Fair
Published on Thu, 24 May 2018 08:12:00 GMT
PS 5 students open their own bookstore
PS 5 students open their own bookstoreStudents at one Brooklyn public school are making a business that's, one for the books. For the first time, the student-run bookstore at PS 5 in Bed-Stuy opened to the community with a book drive Saturday at the school. After noticing a lack of bookstores ...read more
Source: Spectrum News NY1
Published on Sat, 26 May 2018 17:05:00 GMT
Feminist Bookstore Cafe Con Libros Celebrates Diversity In Crown Heights
Feminist Bookstore Cafe Con Libros Celebrates Diversity In Crown HeightsWhen Kalima DeSuze and her husband were working on the storefront of their new feminist bookstore/coffee shop on Prospect Place in Crown Heights last summer, DeSuze says that some longtime residents were surprised to learn that an Afro-Latinx was behind ...read more
Source: Gothamist
Published on Thu, 24 May 2018 09:00:00 GMT
Doctor Ronald McNair School opens student-run bookstore
Doctor Ronald McNair School opens student-run bookstoreStudents and school personnel from Bed-Stuy are celebrating their Memorial Day weekend by paying it forward to their community. Students from P.S. 5, the Doctor Ronald E. McNair School, teamed in a concert with its Light House Committee to host a special ...read more
Source: News12 Brooklyn
Published on Sat, 26 May 2018 15:25:00 GMT
Barnes & Noble College to manage University of Montana bookstore
Barnes & Noble College to manage University of Montana bookstoreAfter racking up losses of nearly $1.8 million in four years, the Bookstore at the University of Montana is finalizing negotiations with Barnes & Noble College to operate the campus store. In recent years, the Bookstore has experienced a financial slide ...read more
Source: Missoulian
Published on Wed, 23 May 2018 05:17:00 GMT
JUST IN: Owners of local, independent bookstore apply for beer & wine license
JUST IN: Owners of local, independent bookstore apply for beer & wine licenseThe owners of the Storybrooke Cafe at 8381 N. Main St. in the Randolph Plaza in Clayton applied last week for licenses to serve beer and wine at the bookstore, according to Ohio Division of Liquor Control online records that were posted this morning, May 25.read more
Source: WHIO
Published on Fri, 25 May 2018 05:03:00 GMT
Village Books, the only remaining used bookstore in Ukiah, up for sale
Village Books, the only remaining used bookstore in Ukiah, up for saleThere’s somewhere between 70,000 to 80,000 books in Village Books and owner Jerry Karp has handled every one of them. With his lease about to expire in January of next year and ready to explore new opportunities in his hometown of Boonville, Karp has ...read more
Source: Ukiah Daily Journal
Published on Fri, 25 May 2018 00:27:00 GMT
Campus community invited to consider bookstore of the future
Campus community invited to consider bookstore of the futureCollege bookstores today are far more diversified than their counterparts of even a generation ago. Today, they are just as likely to feature licensed apparel, best-selling novels, computers, convenience items and a café as they are textbooks and other ...read more
Source: Stanford News
Published on Mon, 21 May 2018 17:05:00 GMT
The Bronx to get its own bookstore again with opening of The Lit. Bar
The Bronx to get its own bookstore again with opening of The Lit. BarWhen Bronx native Noëlle Santos decided to open an independent bookstore in her home borough, she had never set foot in one herself. When The Lit. Bar opens in the Bronx this summer, it will be the borough’s first bookstore since the Baychester Barnes ...read more
Source: AM New York
Published on Mon, 14 May 2018 13:53:00 GMT