March 2006
Book Publishing Report;3/27/2006, Vol. 31 Issue 12, p3
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The article reports the financial performance of Birmingham, Alabama-based bookstore chain Books-A-Million Inc. for the fourth quarter of the fiscal year 2005. The company's sales increased by 4.1 percent compared to the previous year. Top-selling categories include children's books, biography and fictional books.


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