Story & Song Bookstore Bistro

Gift Shop Plus Spring 2022
The Bookstore Training Group By Debbie Eisele

Paz & Associates was formed to help independent booksellers develop business skills

Donna Paz Kaufman, owner of  Paz & Associates, a bookstore training group that was formed in 1992 to help independent booksellers develop business skills. Since its inception, this training and consulting group has worked with over a thousand existing and prospective booksellers.

Story & Song Bookstore Bistro's co-owner, Donna Paz Kaufman
Donna Paz Kaufman. All photos by Christy LeLait.

This global business assists booksellers learning about retail — the best-practices of store design, merchandising, inventory management, marketing, business development and staff training. “The American Booksellers Association looks to Paz & Associates to help new owners learn the industry and best practices,” Kaufman detailed. 

For more information, visit, or contact Donna Paz Kaufman via email at, or by phone at 904-556-0019. 

Read more about Kaufman’s other business, Story & Song Bookstore Bistro located in Amelia, Florida.

Debbie Eisele

Debbie Eisele is the former managing editor for Gift Shop Plus, Stationery Trends and a variety of special issue publications, including: The Guide, Holiday Shop, Celebrations & Occasions and Waterfront Living.

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