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This section includes coverage of bricks-and-mortar bookstores.

  • Author Emma Straub is Opening a Bookstore in Brooklyn (2016-12-07): New York Times bestselling author Emma Straub and her husband Michael Fusco-Straub are opening an independent bookstore in Brooklyn.

  • Barnes & Noble Opening Digital Experience Bookstore (2016-02-24): Barnes & Noble announced it is opening a new kind of bookstore with a full digital experience. The store will open sometime in 2016.

  • Amazon to Launch Hundreds of Physical Bookstores (2016-02-02): Amazon is plan to launch hundreds of real bricks-and-mortar bookstores. There could be as many as 400 of them.

  • Shakespeare and Co. Bookstore Sheltered Customers From Paris Terror Attacks (2015-11-16): Canadian author Harriet Alida Lye describes customers being sheltered during Paris terrorist attacks by the famous Shakespeare and Co. bookstore.

  • Barnes & Noble to Offer 500,000 Signed Books on Black Friday (2015-11-09): Barnes & Noble will offer half a million signed books by over 120 authors on Black Friday.

  • Amazon Opens Real Bricks-and-Mortar Bookstore in Seattle (2015-11-03): Amazon has opened its first real physical bookstore in Seattle. It is located in Seattle's University Village.

  • Rizzoli Opens New Flagship Bookstore in New York City (2015-07-25): Rizzoli has opened a new flagship bookstore in New York City at 1133 Broadway in the NoMad district.

  • First Annual Independent Bookstore Day is May 2nd (2015-04-04): California Bookstore Day was such a success last year, the event is going nationwide on May 2, 2015.

  • Wimpy Kid Author Jeff Kinney to Open Bookstore (2015-03-22): Jeff Kinney, author of the bestselling Wimpy Kid book series, is opening a bookstore in Plainville, Massachusetts.

  • President Obama, Sasha and Malia Buy Books for Christmas Gifts (2014-11-30): President Obama and daughters Sasha and Malia made their annual trek to a local bookstore for Small Business Saturday. They loaded up on books to read and to give as gifts.

  • President Obama and Daughters Sasha and Malia Visit Independent Bookstore for Small Business Saturday (2013-12-01): President Obama kept up his family tradition of visiting an independent bookstore on Small Business Saturday. First daughters Malia and Sasha accompanied him on the trip.

  • Anderson Family Taking Books a Million Private (2012-04-30): Clyde B.

  • Books-A-Million Won't Stock Books Published by Amazon (2012-02-05): Books-A-Million will not be stocking any books published by Amazon. Barnes & Noble is also refusing to stock Amazon published titles.

  • Barnes & Noble Won't Stock a Single Book Published by Amazon (2012-01-31): Barnes & Noble has decided it will not carry any books published by Amazon.

  • Apostrophe Protection Society Condemns Waterstone's For Dropping Apostrophe (2012-01-14): The UK's Waterstone's bookstore is dropping the apostrophe from its name.

  • President Obama Takes Daughters Shopping at an Independent Bookstore (2011-11-27): President Barack Obama and daughters Malia and Sasha celebrated Small Business Saturday yesterday.

  • Books-a-Million to Open 41 New Stores in November (2011-10-27): Books-a-Million, Inc.

  • Barnes & Noble Takes Over Borders Website, Facebook and Twitter (2011-10-14): Barnes & Noble has taken over the Borders.

  • Sale of Borders Data to Barnes & Noble Approved After Email Opt-Out Added (2011-09-29): Bloomberg reports that U.

  • Bankruptcy Judge Delays Sales of Borders Customer Lists to Barnes and Noble Over Privacy Concerns (2011-09-23): A Manhattan bankruptcy judge has delayed the sale of Borders' customer lists and personal information to Barnes and Noble over privacy concerns.