Finances - Bookstore

    Tax Reform Could Harm Small Business, Advocates Contend

    “Business owners need to speak out right now,” said Rhett Buttle of Businesses for Responsible Tax Reform. “Members of Congress need to hear from you that you oppose the bill in its current form.”

    Wi12 Education: Finance — Securing Capital

    The Winter Institute 12 education session “Finance — Securing Capital” explored the different ways booksellers can secure financing for their business needs.

    Wi12 Education: Booksellers Make the Business Case for ABACUS

    Three Winter Institute bookseller panelists shared insights on how using the information from ABA’s ABACUS survey has improved management of their bookstore finances.

    Winter Institute Seminar to Focus on Bookstore Finance Basics

    The Bookstore Finance Seminar at Wi12 will explore the fundamentals of budgeting, cash flow analysis, business financing, bookkeeping, and financial statements.

    Still Time to Register for Principles of Bookstore Finance Workshops

    ABA’s Principles of Bookstore Finance Workshops will show booksellers how to apply the components of financial management to real-life bookstore situations.

    October Workshops to Illustrate Principles of Successful Financial Management

    ABA’s Principles of Bookstore Finance Workshops, to be held just prior to the NAIBA and NCIBA trade shows, will help booksellers understand the five components of financial management and how to apply these theories to real bookstore situations.

    Registration Underway for Workshops on Principles of Bookstore Finance

    ABA is offering the full-day workshop “Principles of Bookstore Finance” on Saturday, October 15, in Baltimore and on Wednesday, October 26, in San Francisco, prior to the New Atlantic and Northern California independent booksellers association trade shows, respectively.

    Binc Names Ann Patchett and James Patterson as Ambassadors

    Authors Ann Patchett and James Patterson have been named the inaugural ambassadors for the Book Industry Charitable (Binc) Foundation.

    Principles of Finance Focus of October Workshops

    ABA will be presenting a full-day workshop on the principles of finance, led by Robert Sindelar, managing partner of Third Place Books, and Robyn DesHotel, ABA's chief financial officer, just prior to the NAIBA and NCIBA fall trade shows.

    Revolution Books Campaign Seeks to Expand Offerings to Community

    Revolution Books, a not-for-profit bookstore in New York City, aims to enhance programming and add to the store’s book collection through a crowdfunding campaign, which ends August 10.

    Registration Opens for Principles of Bookstore Finance Workshops

    Booksellers looking to further their understanding of bookstore financial operations can now register for ABA’s Principles of Bookstore Finance Workshop, which will take place just ahead of the NAIBA and NCIBA fall trade shows.

    Don’t Miss Out: ABACUS Deadline July 1

    Join the hundreds of booksellers who have found the ABACUS survey to be an invaluable tool for financial and strategic planning: Submit your store’s 2015 data via a secure, confidential form by the July 1 deadline.

    Reap the Benefits of ABACUS: Submit Your Data by July 1

    Dan Cullen, ABA’s senior strategy officer, is urging stores to participate in the ABACUS-15 survey, a unique tool that can help booksellers with strategic and financial planning, gaining access to capital, negotiating with landlords, and more.

    Fellow Booksellers Urge Participation in ABACUS Survey

    “An incredible resource.” “An invaluable tool.” “The rewards are overwhelming.” These are just some of the positive things that ABA member booksellers have to say about ABACUS.

    ABA to Offer Fall Workshops on Principles of Finance

    ABA will present “Principles of Finance,” a six-hour workshop for booksellers involved in bookstore budgeting and financial forecasting, on Saturday, October 15, in Baltimore, Maryland, and on Wednesday, October 26, in San Francisco, California.


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