Is A "Bookstore-Less" Recovery in the Works?

September 2009
Book Publishing Report;Sep2009, Vol. 34 Issue 9, p9
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The article offers information on the business condition of bookstores in the U.S. from fall of 2007 to spring of 2009. It notes the increase in non-bookstore retailers which helped the economic recovery of the book retailing industry. The survey of Simmons Market Research Bureau Inc. notes decline in the number of buyers from bookstores between the winter 2009 and spring 2009. It says that online book buyers increased 12.8% compared to the 1.6% increase in the bookstore segment.


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