Growing Portions Of Total Revenues Coming From Retailers' Superstores
- Are chains stacking the shelves against traditional booksellers? Horvitz, Leslie Alan // Insight on the News;2/24/97, Vol. 13 Issue 7, p36
Reports on the competition between superstores and independent booksellers in London, Paris and New York. Decline of the independent booksellers' share of the US adult trade market; Increased rent as one reason for the closure of the bookstores. INSETS: La Vie Boheme in City Lights, by Gayle...
- A tale of two indies. Barker, Paul; Cronin, Ray // Quill & Quire;May2000, Vol. 66 Issue 5, p5
Provides updates of the two chapters superstore in Canada. Departure of the three independent booksellers; Emphasis of Book Cellar on design books with titles of general interests; Closure of the Fredericton's Kingfisher Books.
- Chapters focuses on superstores. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;9/15/1997, Vol. 244 Issue 38, p15
Focuses on Chapters, Canada's largest bookstore chain. Sales figures for the first fiscal quarter ending in June 1997; Opening of two superstores; Company chairman Larry Stevenson's plans to open more superstores; Updating of information systems in Chapters' traditional stores; Launch of an...
- First superstore opens in the east. Domet, Stephanie // Quill & Quire;Dec97, Vol. 63 Issue 12, p6
Reports on the opening of a superstore chain in Halifax, Nova Scotia by Charters superstores. Services and products offered by the outlet; Impact of the opening on independent booksellers; Strategies available to retailers to compete with superstores like Chapters; Development of an advertising...
- Superstores sales rise 36%, to more than $3 billion. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;5/19/1997, Vol. 244 Issue 20, p10
Informs that the jump in superstore sales at the four major bookstore chains has given superstores about 30 percent of the retail book market. Chart showing superstore sales in 1995, 1996 and percentage change; Bookstore chains listed, including Barnes & Noble, Borders, Books-A-Million and...
- COLORADO. Rosen, Judith // Publishers Weekly;2/5/2007, Vol. 254 Issue 6, p22
The article presents information on the growth of bookselling in Colorado. According to the Census Bureau, the number of warehouse clubs and superstores has grown significantly in 1997 to 2006, at the same time, the number of booksellers has remained steady, with openings and closings equaling...
- Borders out of balance. DUGGAN, DANIEL // Crain's Detroit Business;2/7/2011, Vol. 27 Issue 6, p1
The article discusses missteps taken by bookseller Borders Group Inc. which are responsible for making the firm bankrupt. It has been stated that the firm was focused on mall stores, whereas competitors were focused on superstores. It has been stated that when media format transitioned to...
- If Only The Book Chains' Comparable Store Sales Were Going Up As Fast As Their Superstores. // Book Publishing Report;9/16/2002, Vol. 27 Issue 36, p1
Looks into the expansion of superstores operated by the bookselling companies in the U.S. Opening of domestic superstore by Borders Group Inc.; Expansion of the operations in international setting; Growth of the store operations of Barnes & Noble Inc.
- First Australian superstore. // Publishers Weekly;10/13/1997, Vol. 244 Issue 42, p17
Reports Collins Booksellers announcement of expansion plans that will include Australia's first superstore. Inclusion in the plan of flagship stores in Melbourne and Sydney, and branches in Victoria, Western Australia and Queensland; Sizes of the stores.