Citations with the tag: AMERICAN Booksellers Association (Company)
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- Taste tests.
Young, C. // American Spectator; Aug91, Vol. 24 Issue 8, p41
Discusses the recent convention of the American Booksellers' Association held from May 31 to June 4 at the Jacob Javits Center in New York. Types of books on display; Types of people on display; All was not PC.
- ABA vows to continue fight for `level playing field'.
Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly; 1/15/96, Vol. 243 Issue 3, p319
Reports on the American Booksellers Association's plan to pursue all legal avenues to level the competitive playing field. Issues which confront the association; Decision to file a lawsuit against Random House for price discrimination; Consent decrees with other publishers.
- Convention schedule.
Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly; 5/12/1989, Vol. 235 Issue 19, p134
Lists the upcoming schedule for the American Booksellers Convention in Washington, D.C.
- Around the booths: Main exhibitors.
Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly; 5/12/1989, Vol. 235 Issue 19, p139
Lists and describes the booths that will be set up by large publishers at the American Booksellers Association Convention in Washington, D.C.
- Small press exhibitors.
Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly; 5/12/1989, Vol. 235 Issue 19, p207
Lists and describes the small press publishers that will be exhibiting at the American Booksellers Association Convention in Washington, D.C.
- British exhibitors.
Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly; 5/12/1989, Vol. 235 Issue 19, p225
Lists and describes the booths set up by British exhibitors at the American Booksellers Association Convention in Washington, D.C.
- International exhibitors.
Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly; 5/12/1989, Vol. 235 Issue 19, p226
Lists and describes booths set up by international booksellers at the American Booksellers Association Convention in Washington, D.C.
- Audio/video exhibitors.
Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly; 5/12/1989, Vol. 235 Issue 19, p231
Lists and describes the booths set up by audio and video exhibitors at the American Booksellers Association Convention in Washington, D.C.
- Championing the freedom to read.
See, L.; Roback, D. // Publishers Weekly; 8/9/1991, Vol. 238 Issue 36, p29
Reports that many members of the glitterati and literati recently turned out to celebrate free expression in children's books. Details of the West Coast unveiling of Maurice Sendak's `Freedom to Read' lithograph; Industry and celebrity support for the American Booksellers Association Foundation...
- ABA: The place for collection development librarians.
Fialkoff, Francine; Quinn, Judy // Library Journal; 7/1/1992, Vol. 117 Issue 12, p15
Covers the 1992 American Booksellers Association (ABA) convention held in Anaheim, California, on May 23-26, 1992. Attendance; `Library Journal's' (LJ) specially designed red-and-white BOOK BUYER sticker; Suggestions for next year's badge; Librarians with purchase orders (PO); Librarians' praise...
- Talking about the suit: ABA's advice.
Baker, John F.; Reid, Calvin // Publishers Weekly; 7/11/1994, Vol. 241 Issue 28, p10
Reports on the American Booksellers Association's (ABA) letter to member bookstores offering advice on how to conduct themselves during interviews with local media in connection with its antitrust suit against five publishers. Call on booksellers to refrain from criticizing the five defendants...
- ABA sets deadline for director applications.
Baker, John F.; Reid, Calvin // Publishers Weekly; 9/8/1997, Vol. 244 Issue 37, p13
Reports that the search for an executive director to head the American Booksellers Association is shifting into high gear. Who the applications should be sent to and when they should be received by; The requirements that the association is looking for in its new executive director; Where the ABA...
- Bargain books at ABA: The boom continues.
Smith, Amanda // Publishers Weekly; 5/17/1993, Vol. 240 Issue 20, p46
Previews the competition for remainder books at the American Booksellers Association convention in Miami in May 1993. Bantam Doubleday Dell (BDD); BDD Promotional Books; Penguin Group; Western Publishing Co.; Prices; Superstore impact; More. INSETS: Looking forward to Cirobe (promotional book...
- ABA convention guides on CD-ROM.
Smith, Amanda // Publishers Weekly; 5/8/1995, Vol. 242 Issue 19, p20
Reports that American Booksellers Association will distribute 5000 free copies of its convention directories on CD-ROM to attendees and exhibitors at the 1995 show.
- `Setting the record straight' at ABA.
Meskis, J.; Maryles, D. // Publishers Weekly; 4/6/1992, Vol. 239 Issue 17, p37
Critiques John Mutter's `news' article in the March 2 issue of `Publisher's Weekly,' which put a spin on some American Booksellers Association (ABA) issues and misrepresented others. The comment that the ABA Board has `ambitious plans' is true; How ABA serves its members; Details of the...
- ABA 1992.
Mutter, J.; Heidkamp, M. // Publishers Weekly; 6/15/1992, Vol. 239 Issue 27, ABA 1992 p33
Details this year's American Booksellers Association (ABA) trade show and convention in Anaheim, Calif., May 23-26. A return to basics; Sony's promotion of its Expanded Books; Bookstar/Bookstop appear to be targeting independents; More. INSET: Betsey Bonin, 1943-1992, by S. Sherman.;Publishing...
- Strong currents under a calm surface.
Mutter, J. // Publishers Weekly; 6/15/1992, Vol. 239 Issue 27, ABA 1992 p52
Reports that the 1992 American Booksellers Association (ABA) membership meeting was most notable for its seemingly placid tone after a year of controversy within the ABA. The ABA will buy the Tarrytown, N.Y., property it had tried to buy last year; Comments from executive director Bernie Rath;...
- The foreign invasion.
Lottman, H.R. // Publishers Weekly; 6/15/1992, Vol. 239 Issue 27, ABA 1992 p54
Reports that the growth in participation at American Booksellers Association (ABA) trade shows from Asia, Latin America and Europe--importers and printers as well as publishing folk--has reaffirmed ABA as an international fair. A significant Japanese presence; Providing for rights deals;...
- Strange encounters of a social kind.
O'Brien, M. // Publishers Weekly; 6/15/1992, Vol. 239 Issue 27, ABA 1992 p62
Reports that lawn brawls, boring ballrooms and quite a few classy bashes were the hallmarks of the after-hours party scene at the American Booksellers Association (ABA) convention in Anaheim, Calif. Assorted authors Tama Janowitz, Edna Buchanan and Mary Higgins Clark; The party thrown for...
- The spoken-word is alive and well.
Tangorra, J. // Publishers Weekly; 6/15/1992, Vol. 239 Issue 27, ABA 1992 p64
Reports that audio activity was at an all-time high at the American Booksellers Association (ABA) convention this year as the spoken-word category continued to strengthen its presence in the publishing industry. The growing Audio Publishers Association (APA); The APA sponsored a seminar...
- ABA wants exhibitors to pay early, stay late.
Heidkamp, Maria; Baker, John // Publishers Weekly; 6/29/1992, Vol. 239 Issue 29, p12
Reports that in an announcement that has disturbed a number of publishers, the ABA has moved its booth application deadlines for next year's trade show from late October to August 21, and has extended the show's Tuesday hours until 4 p.m. Purpose of the extended hours; How publishers feel about...
- A Winning Winter Institute.
Rosen, Judith; Kirch, Claire // Publishers Weekly; 1/30/2012, Vol. 259 Issue 5, p22
The article reports that indie booksellers celebrated their independence at seventh annual American Booksellers Association Winter Institute 2012 held at the Astor Crowne Plaza in New Orleans on January I8-20 2012. It is stated Makin recently opened second store at Brilliant Books, in Suttons...
- Insurance: Property and liability first.
Adams, J. // Publishers Weekly; 6/29/1990, Vol. 237 Issue 26, p38
Discusses how the American Booksellers Association chose the Roanoke Companies, Los Angeles to handle the property and casualty insurance for the membership. Booksellers Insurance Program; Agent David White will run the program.
- ABA show will settle in Chicago after 1996.
Mutter, John; Baker, John F. // Publishers Weekly; 11/8/1993, Vol. 240 Issue 45, p9
Reveals that Chicago, Illinois will be the American Booksellers Association (ABA) convention and trade show's site from 1997 onwards. Venue for the 1994, 1995 and 1996 shows; Details on the 1994 Los Angeles, California show.
- Booksellers' award now offered for children's books.
Roback, Diane; Maughan, Shannon // Publishers Weekly; 1/25/1993, Vol. 240 Issue 4, p26
Reports that the American Booksellers Association is soliciting nominations for its first-ever American Booksellers Book of the Year Award (ABBY) specifically designated for children's books, in addition to its general ABBY nominations. Details of the prize; The purpose of the ABBY award; How...
- ABA `93: Too much rain, too few booksellers--but OK business.
Baker, John F.; Hilts, Paul // Publishers Weekly; 6/7/1993, Vol. 240 Issue 23, p7
Reports on the American Booksellers Association (ABA) convention in Miami Beach, Miami, on May 29-June 1, 1993. Convention center; Future of independent bookselling; Number of booksellers registered compared to the past years; Quantity of business; Children's publishers; Bookstore events;...
- ABA unveils new headquarters.
J.M. // Publishers Weekly; 10/31/1994, Vol. 241 Issue 44, p17
Reports on the celebration of the grand opening of the American Booksellers Association's headquarters in Tarrytown, New York on October 24, 1994. Comment by executive director Bernie Rath; Features of the headquarters; Speakers in the grand opening celebrations.
- Stop the presses.
Mutter, J.; O'Brien, M.J. // Publishers Weekly; 4/20/1990, Vol. 237 Issue 16, p38
Reports on the progress of ABA's book show scheduled for June 2-5, 1990 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
- ABA show sells out; record 30,000 expected.
Mutter, J.; Reuter, M. // Publishers Weekly; 4/19/1991, Vol. 238 Issue 18, p16
Cites the reason why promoters of the ABA trade exhibit expect a record attendee turnout this year. Changes and additions to this year's meeting; Highlights of the concluding ABA banquet; More.
- ABA members nix bylaw changes after stormy two-hour debate.
Aase, J.M.; Reuter, M. // Publishers Weekly; 6/14/1991, Vol. 238 Issue 26, p7
Reports that a proposal to realign significant aspects of the American Booksellers Association and give more power to the office of executive director, was withdrawn from consideration at a tense, packed annual membership meeting at the ABA convention on June 2. Details of the proposal; Further...
- ABA at a crossroads.
Mutter, J.; Reid, C. // Publishers Weekly; 3/2/1992, Vol. 239 Issue 12, p9
Reports that the American Booksellers Association is experienceing financial pressure that may force it to reconsider its ambitious plans for the future and distracts it at a time when booksellers more than ever need a voice to work for constructive change in the industry. Association's regular...
- Reed Exhibition Co. to run ABA convention.
Baker, John F.; Mutter, John // Publishers Weekly; 2/8/1993, Vol. 240 Issue 6, p8
Reports that the American Booksellers Association (ABA) and Reed Exhibition Companies have agreed to form a joint venture company that will own and operate the annual ABA convention. Terms of the planned arrangement; ABA will continue to own the majority interest in the show; The 1994 show in...
- Discovery in ABA suit delayed; ruling awaited.
Mutter, John // Publishers Weekly; 2/20/1995, Vol. 242 Issue 8, p117
Reports on the American Booksellers Association's (ABA) antitrust lawsuit against four publishers. Federal district court judge John F. Keenan's ruling on the case; Case background.
- First Book Sense bestseller list arrives with some surprise picks.
Mutter, John // Book Publishing Report; 12/6/99, Vol. 24 Issue 47, p4
Reports on the American Booksellers Association's launch of its Books Sense bestsellers list. Best-selling books in the United States; Basis of the bestsellers list; Indication of the differences between sales at independent retailers and those in the book market as a whole.
- ABA to Raise Dues.
Mutter, John; Howell, Kevin // Publishers Weekly; 10/2/2000, Vol. 247 Issue 40, p10
Announces that the American Booksellers Association (ABA) is increasing its base membership dues and raising other rates to a lesser degree. Effective date of the increase; Basis for the membership dues of ABA; Information on the letter written by Neal Coonerty, ABA president, to members.
- Authors up front at BookExpo.
Mutter, John; Howell, Kevin // Publishers Weekly; 2/9/1998, Vol. 245 Issue 6, p14
Reports on BookExpo America. Author participation forums listed; Speakers including, Ed, Michael, and Rebecca Emberley at the Children's Book and Author Breakfast; Agenda items and featured speakers.
- Finding Asian titles and sources at ABA.
Taylor, Sally // Publishers Weekly; 5/2/1994, Vol. 241 Issue 18, p46
Reports on the presence of Asian titles and manufacturing sources at the American Booksellers Association's (ABA) 1994 conference. Combined stands of color scanning and print centers in Asia, Singapore and Taiwan; Taiwan publisher Yuan-Liou's titles in a children's illustrated Chinese folk tale...
- ABA Hikes Members' Dues To Help Fund Booksellers' Legal Advocacy.
Taylor, Sally // Book Publishing Report; 10/02/2000, Vol. 25 Issue 39, p5
Reports that the American Booksellers Association in the United States will increase its members' dues to help fund booksellers' legal advocacy. Amount of increase; Rate of revenues from members' dues.
- They're baaack ... but, honey, they shrunk the booths.
Taylor, Sally // Publishers Weekly; 6/22/1998, Vol. 245 Issue 25, p36
Looks at the 1998 BookExpo America (BEA) which tool place in Chicago, Illinois. Return of publishers that did not attend in 1997; Lack of attention for children's books; Authors that attended; Attendance of booksellers; New events introduced this year; Enthusiasm of international visitors;...
- ECPA, CBPA to host interfaith service at '98 BEA.
Jenkins, Maureen // Publishers Weekly; 12/15/1997, Vol. 244 Issue 51, p17
Reports on a `Celebration of Faith,' to be featured at the 1998 BookExpo. That it will be held at the McCormick Place Convention Complex; That it will be sponsored by the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association and the Catholic Book Publishers Association; Other details.
- It's unanimous: NIBW is better in July.
Bernstein, Elizabeth // Publishers Weekly; 8/19/1996, Vol. 243 Issue 34, p22
Reports on the American Booksellers Association's (ABA) decision to move the National Independent Bookstore Week (NIBW) event from November to July 1996. Booksellers' reaction to ABA decision; ABA's joint promotion with Habitat for Humanity; Bookstores' teamup with other charities.
- BEA changes applauded, though major houses stay uncommitted.
Milliot, Jim; Bernstein, Elizabeth // Publishers Weekly; 8/25/1997, Vol. 244 Issue 35, p14
Focuses on BookExpo America, which plans to move its show to Los Angeles, California in 1999. Booksellers Associations as praising the change. How none of the major publishers who sat out the 1997 convention have committed to return next year.
- ABA suit adds indie bookstores.
Milliot, Jim; Bernstein, Elizabeth // Publishers Weekly; 10/24/1994, Vol. 241 Issue 43, p9
Reports that the American Booksellers Association has added six independent bookstores as co-plaintiffs in its antitrust complaint against six publishers. Names of the bookstores.
- Centenarian Booksellers.
High, John // Publishers Weekly; 8/7/2000, Vol. 247 Issue 32, p22
Presents information on several bookstores in the United States that have reached 100 years of operation or more according to the American Booksellers Association which is also celebrating its centennial in 2000. Description of the Andover Bookstore; History of Otto's; Number of used book...
- Stealth baby-sitting.
Marriott, Michel; Heath, Thomas // Newsweek; 8/14/1995, Vol. 126 Issue 7, p60
Reports how the practice of `stealth baby-sitting,' the act of leaving children in local multimedia and toy stores while parents run other errands, is increasing. Complaints from salespeople; How stores are fighting back; The panel discussion at the American Booksellers Association during the...
- At This Year's BEA, The `E' Will Stand For Ebooks And E-Commerce.
Marriott, Michel; Heath, Thomas // Book Publishing Report; 05/08/2000, Vol. 25 Issue 19, p6
Features the year 2000 BookExpo America. Focus of the event on technology; Exhibit of the participants; Topics of the seminars in the educational program.
- ABA racing to get BookSense.com ready by holiday shopping season.
Marriott, Michel; Heath, Thomas // Book Publishing Report; 09/13/99, Vol. 24 Issue 36, p5
Reports on American Booksellers Association's plans for its electronic commerce Web site. Changes in the Web site's scheduled launching; Phases of the project; Cost of project development.
- Book wars: Superstores shrink the ranks of independents.
Tyson, James L. // Christian Science Monitor; 6/8/95, Vol. 87 Issue 135, p9
Reports on the American Booksellers Association convention in Chicago where the conflicts over ethics and political values and the expansion of large corporate booksellers were discussed. Comments of various speakers at the annual publishing fair; Competition between booksellers and superstores;...
- Chain store massacre?
Strugatch, Warren // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009); 02/12/99, Vol. 46 Issue 7, p1
Focuses on the problems faced by independent booksellers in the United States. American Booksellers Association's lawsuit against bookstore chains, Barnes & Noble and Borders; Long Island, New York-based Book Revue Bookstore's support for the association's lawsuit.
- Washington ABA: Busy, bursting at the seams.
Baker, J.; al, et // Publishers Weekly; 6/16/89, Vol. 235 Issue 24, p10
Discusses the recent ABA convention in Washington. Size; Attendance; Events; Future convention sites.