More Books Sold in Non-Traditional Outlets
- August bookstore sales fell 3%. // Publishers Weekly;11/6/1995, Vol. 242 Issue 45, p18
Cites the decline in bookstore sales in the United States in August 1995. Estimates from the US Commerce Department; Comparison with 1994 figures; Total retail sales.
- August bookstore sales plunge. // Publishers Weekly;11/10/1997, Vol. 244 Issue 46, p10
Reports that bookstore sales in August 1997 fell, according to a report from the US Census Bureau. Sales figures for the entire retail sector; Sales figures for the first eight months of 1997.
- Hooked on Books. // Time;10/15/1965, Vol. 86 Issue 16, p106
The article focuses on the retail trade of books in the U.S. It states that price-cutting discounts were provided by book clubs, while sales of the traditional booksellers increased by 9% to 148 million dollars in 1964. It says that in the U.S., people buy books from 165,000 retail stores...
- Happy holidays. Clark, Cynthia; Tardiff, Jill A. // Publishers Weekly;1/26/1998, Vol. 245 Issue 4, p28
Focuses on holiday 1997 sales of sidelines in United States bookstores. Strong sales of calendars; Popular calendars; Reports from individual bookstores, including Bookland of Maine and Stroudwater Books in South Portland, Maine, Wordsworth in Cambridge, Massachusetts and the Brown University...
- Christian retailers discuss competing with mass merchants. Bates, Patricia // Billboard;3/5/94, Vol. 106 Issue 10, p53
Presents ideas on how Christian Booksellers Association members can compete with mass merchants. Kent Burnes as the instructor of a seminar entitled `Competing with National Discounters'; Extended hours; Displays; In-house marketing; On-site promotion; Credit options; Local advertising;...
- April Bookstore Sales Rise 1.5%. // Publishers Weekly;6/16/2003, Vol. 250 Issue 24, p20
Reports on the increased book store sales in the U.S. in April 2003. Estimated value of the sales; Sales for the entire retail segment.
- Chain holiday sales: Mostly strong. // Publishers Weekly;1/19/1998, Vol. 245 Issue 3, p234
Suggests that early reports from several large book retailers showed mostly positive results for the 1997 holiday season. Performance of Barnes & Noble, the Borders Group, Books-A-Million and Musicland.
- Merry Christmas for most. Mutter, John; Tardiff, Jill A. // Publishers Weekly;1/19/1998, Vol. 245 Issue 3, p239
Focuses on book sales in the 1997 holiday season. Upbeat response from independent booksellers; Highest jump in sales reported by an independent bookstore; Reports from individual booksellers; Lessening impact of the `New York Times' best seller lists; Successful titles for the season.
- Some comfort, some joy. Peryman, Lisa // Quill & Quire;Feb98, Vol. 64 Issue 2, p9
Reports that retail sales for the Canadian book business in December 1997 were reasonable due to a healthy economy and the availability of award-winning books from Canadian and international writers. Variation in the sales performance of individual merchants; Publishers who benefitted the most...