Sales Not So Super At Nation's Big Book Chains, Struggling Mall Stores Grow Even Weaker
- Superstore sales increased 23% in fiscal '98, topping $4 billion. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;6/1/1998, Vol. 245 Issue 22, p18
Discusses the sales statistics of United States superstore bookstores for the fiscal year that ended January 31, 1998. New store openings; Barnes & Noble; Borders; Books-A-Million; Crown Books.
- Top bookstore chain sales rise more than 15% in third quarter. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;11/28/1994, Vol. 241 Issue 48, p8
Reports on total bookstore sales of the four largest chains in the United States in the third quarter of 1994. Comparison with second quarter figures; Barnes & Noble Inc.; Borders-Walden; Crown Books Corp.; Books-A-Million Inc.
- Restructuring charges result in loss for chains in '93. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;7/4/1994, Vol. 241 Issue 27, p12
Reports on the financial performance of four of the largest bookstore chains in the United States in 1993. Borders-Walden; Barnes & Noble; Crown Books; Books-A-Million; Reason for total operating loss despite sales of $3.1 billion; Restructuring charges and extraordinary items an indication of...
- Chain Sales Rise 6% in Second Qtr., to $1.7 Billion. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;9/3/2001, Vol. 248 Issue 36, p9
Reports the growth in the total second quarter total revenue of leading bookstore chains in the U.S. Percentage of the growth of Barnes & Noble; Comparison between the first quarter and second quarter sales of Books-A-Million; Reason behind the sales growth of Borders Group.
- Chain bookstore sales rise 15% in first quarter. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;6/2/1997, Vol. 244 Issue 22, p22
Looks at the total sales from the United States' four largest bookstores. How sales rose 15.7 percent to $1.19 billion for the first quarter, ended May 3, 1997. Statistics on Barnes & Noble, Borders Group, Books-A-Million (BAM) and Crown Books; Continuation of BAM in its movement in overtaking...
- Chain sales rise nearly 20% in first quarter. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;6/3/1996, Vol. 243 Issue 23, p18
Reports on the increase in the sales of the top four bookstore chains in the United States for the first quarter ending April 30, 1996. Increase in sales from Barnes & Noble Inc., Borders Group Inc., Crown Books Corp. and Books-A-Million Inc; New stores opened in 1995.
- Chain sales up 15% in first half of fiscal '98 to $2.4 billion. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;9/1/1997, Vol. 244 Issue 36, p9
Reports on the sales performance of the top four booksellers in the United States. Books-A-Million as having the largest gain; Sales figures as well as store openings and closings by Barnes & Noble; Border's with the third fastest growth; Crown Books with the slowest growth; Chart of sales...
- Borders, BAM Hopeful About Fourth Quarter. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;11/26/2001, Vol. 248 Issue 48, p9
Presents information on the profits gained by publishing companies in the United States for the third quarter of 2001. Estimate on the fourth quarter sales of books and related items from Borders Group company; Factors that limited the gains of Waldenbooks company in the third quarter; Increase...
- Chain Sales Slowed In Third Quarter. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;11/22/2004, Vol. 251 Issue 47, p4
Reports on the sales of bookstore chains in the U.S. for the third quarter ended October 31, 2004. Factors that limited the sales increase of bookstore chains; Rate of decline in revenue at Barnes & Noble.com; Information on rebranding efforts implemented at Waldenbooks; Book categories which...