TITLE

Big Three: Weak Q3 As Non-Books Take Spotlight

PUB. DATE
December 2010
SOURCE
Book Publishing Report;Dec2010, Vol. 35 Issue 12, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports the third quarter (Q3) performance of the U.S. Big Three bookstores, namely Barnes & Noble Inc., Borders Group Inc., and Books-A-Million Inc. in 2010. It says that Barners & Noble reported a net loss of around 12.6 million dollars, while Borders and Books-A-Million posted net losses of 74.4 million dollars and 1.7 billion dollars, respectively. The retailers indicated that non-books had positive results in the Q3 and would expectedly be very influential to the next quarter.
ACCESSION #
58650461

 

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