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Book Depot Inc. Acquires American Book Company

(Thorold, Ontario, December 8, 2021) – Book Depot, North America’s largest bargain book distributor based in Thorold, Ontario has acquired American Book Company headquartered in Knoxville, Tennessee. Discussions began earlier in the year and culminated in the deal being signed on December 3. “This acquisition

How to Create a Book Section This Holiday Season

As the largest distributor of remainder and bargain-priced books, we know the joy that people receive when they get books at a great price. We’d love to help your small business bring that joy to customers this year, too!  Why should you include a book

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Small Business Saturday

Small Business Saturday is celebrated every year on the Saturday after Thanksgiving, the day after Black Friday, and two days before Cyber Monday, falling on November 27 this year. Small Business Saturday was founded by American Express in 2010 and since has been reported to

Woman reading a book in bed to reduce stress and anxiety.

Stress Awareness Day – How Reading Can Help

We all know that reading can help with stress, right? At American Book Company, we do! The last few months of the year often yield more stress for people, especially around the holidays, so much so that we honor National Stress Awareness Day this November

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National Poetry Day Calls for Celebration

October 7 marks National Poetry Day, a great time to celebrate the value we all receive from poetry. In 2018, the National Endowment for the Arts conducted a survey of public participation in the arts. Their results indicated that 12% of adults had read poetry

Open book with a mug of hot chocolate and glasses next to a window during National Book Month.

National Book Month

At American Book Company, we love the month of October. The weather is perfect in our East Tennessee headquarters, the leaves are beautiful, and the best part – it’s National Book Month! The entire month is focused on the importance of reading and writing; it’s

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Our History and Military Books

History and military books make popular gifts and good reads to stock your stores. At American Book Company, we have a tremendous selection of award-winning history and military books to choose from, including New York Times bestsellers and Pulitzer Prize winners. Must-Have History Reads History

Woman reading a novel in a boutique's book section.

How Boutiques Can Benefit from a Book Section

Books make a great addition to any consumer store, and despite common thought, aren’t only reserved for bookstores. In fact, many smaller businesses and boutiques can greatly benefit from selling books in their shop. Unlike items like clothes, decor, or food, books never go out

Boxes on front porch during holiday shopping season

Holiday Planning – Start Now!

It may seem a bit strange to start planning for the holiday season in the middle of August, but those who have been in the industry know that you must begin early or you will miss out on the best products. The scary nature of

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National Book Lovers Day

Whether you prefer fiction, fantasy, romance, or thrillers, there’s one thing that all book lovers can agree on – there’s nothing better than finding the time to get lost in a good book. National Book Lovers Day, celebrated each year on August 9th, is a