Big Three: Poor Q2 Results Leave Retailers Looking to Lost Symbol for Salvation

September 2009
Book Publishing Report;Sep2009, Vol. 34 Issue 9, p11
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The article focuses on the business conditions of the Big Three booksellers, Books-A-Million Inc. (BAM), Barnes & Noble Inc. (B&N), and Borders Group Inc., in the U.S. for the second quarter of 2009. It notes the decline in sales for the Big Three with 4.9% for BAM, 6.9% for B&N, and 17.9% for Borders. It notes the Big Three may perform better for the next quarter with "The Lost Symbol," by Dan Brown.


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