Simmons: Bookstores Lost Ground in 2008

April 2009
Book Publishing Report;Apr2009, Vol. 34 Issue 4, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports on the decrease in the number of bookstore patrons in the U.S. in 2008. It is estimated that trade publishers had net sales of 10.2 billion dollars this year. Meanwhile, the non-bookstore physical store locations category increase its readers by more than a million. It also notes the significance for publishers to ensure that there are many retailers considering industry stability.


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