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“That’s Not a Picture Book, Is It?”

THIS ARTICLE WAS ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED BY BOOKPEOPLE IN AUSTIN, TEXAS   Austin, Texas based author Chris Barton has written over 15 books, with a strong emphasis on emotionally nuanced, meticulously researched nonfiction. In his upcoming release from Lerner Books, All of a Sudden and Forever: Help and Healing After the

Tips and Tricks for Lowering Your Cost of Goods

At the 2019 FallCon, one of the most popular education sessions featured "Tips and Tricks for Lowering Your Cost of Goods." Below is the handout distributed to attendees. Panelists: Kristen Beverly, kbeverly@halfpricebooks.com; Jeanne Costello, jeanne@mariasbookshop.com; Arsen Kashkashian, arsenk@boulderbookstore.com; Moderator: Christopher Green, inventory@bookwormofedwards.com Book Inventory Major Publishers: Restocking directly

Wholesale & Direct Supply Information and Resources

On Wednesday, May 1, 2019, Baker & Taylor announced that it would no longer distribute books to their retail accounts. In response, other book vendors and publishers have put forward special terms to help smaller stores deal with the disruption. INCLUDED ON THIS PAGE ARE OFFERS

Game On! Making Games Work in Your Store

At the Colorado Spring Conference in 2019, Chronicle Books sponsored an education session about bringing board games to stores. We've posted the PowerPoint that Chronicle Sale Rep Courtney Payne presented.

Spread the Word! Managing Your Email Marketing

Executive Director Heather Duncan gave a presentation at the two MPIBA Spring Conferences about how to create and maintain a quality email marketing list. The outline of that presentation is presented below. If you have any questions about the presentation or if we can be of