The Power of Retail: Making Books, Authors and Building Community

The Power of Retail: Making Books, Authors and Building Community

05/30/2019, 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

1E16
Language:
English

Brick and mortar retailers are vibrant and vital community centers that foster book discovery and connect readers and authors. Join this session as the distinguished panelists demostrate the value that booksellers have when it comes to creating exciting and meaningful experiences for consumers that consist of discovery, making authors, and creating a book community.

Contributors

  • Dennis E. Abboud

    Panelist

    President and Chief Executive Officer

    READERLINK, LLC

    Dennis E. Abboud is the president, chief executive officer, and chairman of the board of Readerlink, LLC — the largest full-service book distribution...

  • Tim Mantel

    Panelist

    Chief Merchandising Officer

    Barnes & Noble

    Tim Mantel was named Chief Merchandising Officer in February 2018 and was promoted to Executive Vice President in March 2019.   As CMO, E.V.P., Mr....

  • Madeline McIntosh

    Panelist

    CEO

    Penguin Random House US

  • Dominique Raccah

    Panelist

    Publisher & CEO

    Sourcebooks

    Dominique Raccah is the entrepreneurial Publisher and CEO of Sourcebooks, the company she founded from her home in 1987. Originally a source of...

  • Oren Teicher

    Panelist

    CEO

    American Booksellers Association

  • Lynn Neary

    Moderator

    NPR

    Lynn Neary is an NPR arts correspondent covering books and publishing. Not only does she report on the business of books and explore literary...

Categories

  1. Track
    Education
    • Business of Publishing

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