- Bookseller Embraces Social Media to Kick-start New Year Goals -

TORONTO, Dec. 28 /CNW/ - Indigo Books & Music Inc. announces the Healthy New Year online event series to help Canadians kick-start their 2011 resolutions. Featuring smart books and tools as well as a dynamic team of specialists including Chatelaine magazine's Health, Beauty and Home editors Laurie Jennings, Catherine Franklin and Virginie Martocq, Indigo's Healthy New Year event series embraces social media to generate discussion, provide recommendations and offer insightful inspiration. To help Canadians plan and manage their 2011 fitness, financial or healthy living goals, Indigo's Healthy New Year online series will feature blog posts and discussions with a team of notable lifestyle experts that offer six weeks of inspiration and insight for enriching one's life. Looking ahead to the potential and promise of the New Year, Indigo invites Canadians to join the conversation online at

Inspiring a Healthy New Year:

January 9 - Fitness
Chatelaine Health Editor Laurie Jennings and trainer James Fell will help strengthen muscles and resolve for those looking to achieve a fitness goal in the coming year.

January 16 - Food
Claire Tansey, Chatelaine Food Editor, will help inspire smart strategies for healthy eating in 2011.

January 19 - Health & Wellness
Dr. Natasha Turner, naturopathic doctor and author of The Hormone Diet, will share her suggestions for improving health through positive dietary choices.

January 23 - Fashion

Chatelaine Fashion & Beauty Editor, Catherine Franklin will help hopeful style mavens to navigate the new year's fashionable trends.

January 30 - Finance
Caroline Cakebread, money expert at Chatelaine and editor of the Canadian Investment Review, will help put the best financial strategies into perspective and inspire Canadians to manage their spending, saving and investments.

February 6 - Home & Decor
Chatelaine Home Editor Virginie Martocq will highlight the new year's decor trends and share tips for updating the home.

February 13 - Relationships
Relationship coach Dr. Teesha Morgan will offer tips and advice for those seeking to brighten a relationship or reignite the 'spark.'

In-store at Indigo and Chapters, Canadians will discover more Healthy New Year inspiration from dozens of featured titles including:

About Indigo Books & Music Inc.

Indigo is a publicly traded Canadian company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (IDG). As the largest book and specialty retailer in Canada, Indigo operates in all provinces under different banners including Indigo Books & Music; Indigo Books, Gifts, Kids; IndigoSpirit, Chapters, The World's Biggest Bookstore, and Coles. The online division,, features books, eBooks, toys, music and DVDs, and hosts the award winning Indigo Online Community. Chapters and Indigo are rated as the number one and number two retailers in Canada by the Kubas Major Market Retail Report, and have been on that list since 2000.

Indigo Books & Music Inc. founded the Indigo Love of Reading Foundation in 2004 to address the underfunding of public schools, their libraries and the resulting literacy crisis.  Every year the Indigo Love of Reading Foundation commits $1.5 million to high-needs elementary schools so they can rebuild their libraries with the purchase of new books and education resources.  To date the Indigo Love of Reading Foundation has committed more than $7.5 million to 70 schools nationally. 

SOURCE Indigo Books & Music Inc.

For further information: For further information:

Lisa Huie
Manager, Public Relations
Indigo Books & Music Inc.

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