June 21, 2017
by Caleb Roth

The Future of “Popular Textbooks”

The interwebs are going crazy this week in the bookselling world.  If you’re in at least one Facebook group, you know what I’m talking about. Last month it was CDs. Last week it was Nike. This week, it’s textbooks. Is … Continue reading

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January 30, 2017
by Caleb Roth

The Book Market Monitor – 2017 Edition

**last updated December 30, 2017** February update:  The overall supply of used books dropped dramatically in February as existing sellers shed nearly a third of their existing inventory and some sellers quit altogether.   For used books with a sales rank under 1 million, … Continue reading

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April 7, 2016
by Caleb Roth

Dealing with “Dead” Inventory

The Situation:  After the recent ASIN limitation debacle, which has thankfully been resolved for now, Amazon decided to free up room in their warehouses in another way.  Fortunately for us as sellers, Amazon has switched courses from using negative incentives to … Continue reading