bookseller bookseller  /ˈbʊk ˌsɛ lər/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the proprietor of a bookstore

Usage(s):

  1. Jerome Callais is a bouquiniste, or bookseller, on the banks of the Seine in Paris.
  2. The notion of a mere bookseller becoming a force in the fine art trade may seem like a stretch.
  3. Independent bookseller Andy Ross is risking everything he has to save the business he loves.

News

  1. Barnes & Noble VP delivers a bruising blow to DOJ case against Apple

    Apple received a boost in its defense against the Department of Justice allegations about e-book price-fixing yesterday from a company that had already settled in the case: Barnes & Noble. The bookseller's Vice President of Digital Content, Theresa Horner, told the court that her company was in the process of negotiating agency pricing deals with publishers well before Apple came into the e-book ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: The Unofficial Apple Weblog

  2. Social sharing helps Half Price Books net thousands of e-mail subscribers

    The discount bookseller added 36,000 consumers to its e-mail database in one week.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: InternetRetailer.com

  3. Barnes & Noble Extends Nook Discounts

    Bookseller Barnes & Noble keeps a Father's Day Promotion around for a bit longer.        
    on June 17, 2013     Source: The Motley Fool

Quotes

  1. "The strategic rationale for the acquisition of Ottakar's is now stronger than ever," Alan Giles, the HMV chief executive, said. "A combined Waterstone's and Ottakar's business will create an exciting, quality bookseller, able to respond...
    on May 31, 2006 By: Alan Giles Source: guardian.co.uk

  2. "Never in all of the years I've been in business have I seen a worse outlook for the economy," wrote Mr. Riggio. "And never in all my years as a bookseller have I seen a retail climate as poor as the one we are in. Nothing even close."
    on Nov 3, 2008 By: Leonard Riggio Source: Wall Street Journal

  3. Mr Pullman told The Daily Telegraph: "I don't mind anybody having an opinion about my books. I don't mind a bookseller deciding they are for this age group or that, or a teacher giving one of my books to a child because they think it is appropriate....
    on Jun 4, 2008 By: Philip Pullman Source: Telegraph.co.uk

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