Issue 3   January 27, 2009
Spring Book Show News
95% Floor Space Sold!
www.springbookshow.com

The Spring Book Show is a little over a month away and table space is almost sold out, which is great news in today's economy. Books are still a great value for today's retailers and consumers and SBS vendors will have a broad range of product at deep discounted prices. The following is a listing of vendors who will be displaying at the Spring Book Show with a live link to their website if their company information was received. The list will be updated each issue.

66 Books Ltd.
A1 Overstock                                     www.a1overstock.com
AB Books
Aimee Spanish Books/Selecta USA www.selectausa.com
Albert Whitman                                  www.albertwhitman.com
American Book Company                 www.americanbookco.com
AMG Publishers                                www.amgpublishers.com
Anvil Brokers/Anvil Publishers         www.anvilpub.net
Armadillo Trading Co.
Authentic Publishing
Baker & Taylor Marketing Services
Barbour Publishing, Inc.                    www.barbourbooks.com
Bargain Books Wholesale                 www.bargainbookswholesale.com
Bargain Book Bids                            www.bargainbookbids.com
Bargain Book News                           www.bargainbooknews.com
Basil Bookstore Software                 www.basilonline.com
Book Country Clearing House
Book Depot                                        www.bookdepot.com
Book Sales, Inc.                                 www.booksalesusa.com
Book$mart                                         http:/shop.booksmartinc.com
Books for Less
Bradley’s Book Clearance                www.bradleysbooks.net
Bullseye Calendars                            www.bullseyecalendars.com
Caxton Publishing Group Ltd.           www.caxtonpublishing.com
Columbia Marketing Ltd.                  www.columbiaeditions.com
Compelling Concepts, Inc.
Daedalus Books                                 www.daedalus-wholesale.com
David C. Cook/Honor Books            www.davidccook.com
East TN Trade Group                        www.rhinosales.com
Elizabeth Kessler Sales, Inc. www.elizabethkessler.com
Entertainment Liquidators of CA    www.entliq.com
ENZ Wholesale
Fairmount Books                               www.fairmountbooks.com
Federal Street Press                          www.federalstreetpress.com
Freight Management Systems          www.shipfms.com
Good Steward Books             www.goodstewardbooks.com
GABBS                                               www.gabbs.net
Great Jones Books                            www.greatjonesbooks.com
GS Sales                                             www.garysteiner.com
JR Trading Co.                                  www.jrtradinginc.com
Marketing Resource                         www.mribargains.com
Moody Publishers                              www.moodypublishers.com
Movies4Wholesale.com                    www.movies4wholesale.com
Parable                                               www.parablegroup.com
Pop-M Div. of Super Mkting Dist.
PR Books Ltd.                                   www.prbooks.co.uk
Print & Sound
Pumpkin Wholesale                           www.pumpkinwholesale.com
Readon Publications, Inc.                  www.readon.com
S & L Sales Company, Inc.               www.slsales.com
SAS Discount Christian Books         www.sasdcb.com
Scorpio Music, Ind.
Smart Book Solutions                        www.smartbooksolutions.com
Spring Book Show                              www.springbookshow.com
STL - Great Value Books
Swanson Christian Products www.swansoninc.com
Symposium Books Wholesale           www.symposiumbookswholesale.com
Tartan Book Sales                             www.tartanbooks.com
Taylor Marketing                              www.taylormkting.com
The Innovative Alliance, Inc.            www.www.tiabooks.com
The Speaking Tree                            www.Speakingtree.co.uk
The Texas Bookman                         www.texasbookman.com
Thomas Nelson Publishers                www.thomasnelson.com
ToW Distribution                               www.towdistribution.com
Trade Management                           www.suprsale.com
US Media Partners                            www.usmediapartners.net
University of Alabama Press www.uapress.ua.edu
Wholesale Christian Books               www.wholesalechristianbooks.com
World Publications, Inc.                     www.wrldpub.net
Wordsworth Classics             www.wordsworthclassics.net
                       

 
Industry Interview
Jeff Press, World Publications

World Publications is one of the largest, and oldest, remainder dealers in the nation.  Along with thousand of remainder titles, World is the exclusive distributor of JG Press.  As they enter their 25th year of business read what their founder, Jeff Press, has to say about the company and the remainder business in general. Read On!
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Minding The Store
Nothing as Certain as Change
by Mark Zobrosky

To sustain a bookseller's success, any organization and its people must be able to change and adapt as customers, the marketplace, and the world around them change. Read On!
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In The News
by Tiffany Noel

This weeks In The News includes: Ben Archer joins A1Overstock, Domnitz will leave ABA in July, OUP cuts 60 positions, and indie bookstores are still opening all across the country. Also, J.R Trading Co. welcomes a new team member, Harper Collins is offering early retirement, and other packages, Amazon is dropping Microsoft and Adobe e-Book formats, Education Media & Publishing Group is struggling with millions, and CEOs are losing their jobs twice more often during this time of economic crisis. Finally, Borders names their new head of board, trade store experiment ends for Follett, Publisher Weekly cuts more staff, and ALA announces awards for the best in children's books. For more, READ ON!
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SBS Educational Seminars Finalized
Now is the time to register for SIBA sponsored classes

Educational seminars, sponsored by Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance, are now open for registration. Sign up now! Space is limited. Visit the Spring Book Show website: www.springbookshow.com or call 1-865-922-7490. For a list of the seminars - Read On!
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What The Heck!?
What Does That 'RSS' Thing Mean Anyway?
www.wordsworthclassics.com
Brought To You by: WORDSWORTH CLASSICS

If you’ve ever wondered about that funny little orange icon at the top of your internet browser- The RSS Feed, here’s a very simple and basic explanation about how it works and how to use it. Read On!
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SPECIAL: Southern Review of Books
How to Become a Successful Published Author
www.anvilpub.net/spring_seminars.htm
by Noel Griese

An outstanding faculty for two full days of writers' workshops is scheduled in cooperation with the Spring Book Show at the Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta March 6-7 - including the author of 90 Minutes in HeavenRead On!
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Inspirational Closeout Solutions LLC
A New Company
by Sherri Goodknight

Publishers and wholesalers alike have new options relative to their Christian remainders and hurts. Inspirational Closeout Solutions (ICS) is a new company that contracts with primarily Christian publishers and wholesalers with an overstock of Christian products in inventory. ICS will represent Broadman and Holman Publishing hurts, SAS & Associates, and more. Read On!
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DHL is ending its U.S. domestic-only service.
Freight Management Systems is ready to help!
 
DHL is ending domestic U.S. operations as of this Friday, January 30. We know you may be concerned about how this change will affect your small package shipping.  It is important to have options you can rely on and that is where Freight Management Systems can help.  Let our experienced staff work out a cost savings program for you.
Sign up now; it's free! : 866-922-7491.
To get started, email barbsmith@shipfms.com
Or call toll free: 1-866-922-7491


 
An Open Letter From ABA CEO Avin Mark Domnitz
by Avin Mark Domnitz

For retailers across the country, these are extremely challenging times. Many booksellers are responding by changing the ways they do business -- reducing operating expenses, adding higher-margin inventory, and fostering relationships with like-minded indie-retailers. At the start of a new year and a new presidential administration, I wanted to take the opportunity to remind you of some key ABA services that we believe can help you meet the challenges ahead. Read On!
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Southern Review News
Targeting the Christian Market? These Books May Be Helpful
by Noel Griese

If you’re looking to write fiction or nonfiction aimed at the Christian market, you might find helpful this list we've created ranking a number of books on writing and editing, finding agents and publishers and marketing to this special segment of the overall book market. Read On!
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Industry Trade Shows
Mark your Calendar for the Spring Book Show - coming up in March 6-8! ! Check out all the latest listings. Be sure to send the dates and places for future trade shows to valmay@bargainbooknews.com. Read On!
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Swap & Shop
by Valerie May

New listings for those interested in buying and selling in the publishing industry. Also new and used fixtures and bookcases. Need an affordable line of Classics for your store? Read On!
[FULL STORY]
 
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