TITLE

Big Three: The Good and Bad of Q3, Plus Hope for the Holidays

PUB. DATE
December 2009
SOURCE
Book Publishing Report;Dec2009, Vol. 34 Issue 12, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the financial performance of the three big bookstores, Barnes & Noble Inc., Borders Group Inc. and Books-A-Million Inc., in the U.S. in the third quarter of 2009. Of the three companies, only Barnes & Noble experienced rise in revenue attributed to its Barnes & Noble College acquisition in October 2009. Moreover, Books-A-Million's net sales declined by 0.6% in the said quarter, while Borders' revenue declined by 14.1%.
ACCESSION #
58624416

 

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