TITLE

Book Price Update: Free Shipping No Longer Cutting It

PUB. DATE
July 2009
SOURCE
Book Publishing Report;Jul2009, Vol. 34 Issue 7, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article compares the book prices of several bestselling retailers in the U.S. based on member discounts and shipping. It states that Borders Group Inc.'s price was the highest of all retailers for the top 10 books of June 2010 at 139.73 dollars, a price which included free shipping. It indicates that Barnes & Noble Inc. was ranked second with a price of 132.98 dollars for the top 10 books.
ACCESSION #
58657709

 

Related Articles

  • Financial News.  // Book Publishing Report;03/26/2001, Vol. 26 Issue 13, p7 

    Presents news on the finances of United States book publishers and sellers, reported as of March 2001. Borders Group; Barnes & Noble; Waldenbooks; Borders.com; Babbage.

  • Battle of the bookstore giants.  // Consumer Reports Money Adviser;Sep2006, Vol. 3 Issue 9, p14 

    The article compares the membership programs offered by Barnes & Noble and Borders bookstores. It provides information on the Personal Shopping Day and the Holiday Savings Rewards offered by Borders. Discounts, bargain books, and CD prices offered by each chain is compared. It also discloses the...

  • Chain Sales Rise 8.7% in Third Qtr., To $1.8 Billion. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;11/24/2003, Vol. 250 Issue 47, p7 

    Reports on the increase in sales of the major bookstore chains in the U.S. in the second quarter of 2003. Impact of the book "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix" on bookstore sales; Percentage of increase in sales at Barnes & Noble; Store sales of Borders Group. INSET: Bookstore Sales...

  • Retailers See Signs Of Happy Holidays. Milliot, Jim; Mutter, John // Publishers Weekly;12/1/2003, Vol. 250 Issue 48, p5 

    Focuses on book sales during holiday season in 2003. Increase in bookstore sales at Barnes & Noble; Top selling categories at Borders during the third quarter of 2003; Comments from Andy Graves, owner of The Happy Bookseller.

  • As Bad As Last Fall Was, Leading Booksellers Aren't Expecting Much Better For Autumn 2002.  // Book Publishing Report;8/26/2002, Vol. 27 Issue 33, p3 

    Reports that the leading booksellers in the United States are not expecting better profits for the autumn of 2002. Increase in the bookstore sales of Barnes & Noble Inc. in the second quarter; Outlook for same-store sales at Borders Inc.; Absence of blockbuster books in the summer.

  • If Only The Book Chains' Comparable Store Sales Were Going Up As Fast As Their Superstores.  // Book Publishing Report;9/16/2002, Vol. 27 Issue 36, p1 

    Looks into the expansion of superstores operated by the bookselling companies in the U.S. Opening of domestic superstore by Borders Group Inc.; Expansion of the operations in international setting; Growth of the store operations of Barnes & Noble Inc.

  • Regional Chain Dilemma. Milliot, Jim; Mutter, John // Publishers Weekly;8/3/1998, Vol. 245 Issue 31, p49 

    Analyzes the reported bankruptcies and downsizings of regional chain bookstores, calling into question their viability in the bookselling industry. Rapid growth of Barnes & Noble Inc. and Borders Books & Music; Regional chains facing problems in systems operations, inventory control, and...

  • Borders dumps multimedia. Kinsella, Bridget // Publishers Weekly;2/24/1997, Vol. 244 Issue 8, p13 

    Makes the assumption that Borders Books is getting out of the multimedia business, although corporate headquarters has not confirmed this move. The 35 percent nonrefundable discount on titles being offered at Borders; Decision by Barnes & Noble to sell CD-ROM products in selected superstores.

  • Barnes & Noble, Books-A-Million Respond Different in Q3 To Borders' Closing.  // Book Publishing Report;Dec2011, Vol. 36 Issue 12, p6 

    The article reports on the financial status of the book firm Barnes & Noble Inc. for the third quarter of 2011 in the U.S. It mentions that the liquidation at the retail firm Borders Group Inc. stores has affected the physical book sales of Barnes & Noble. It states that the company has...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics