Debunking The 'Bookstores Are Doomed' Myth

February 2011
Book Publishing Report;Feb2011, Vol. 36 Issue 2, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports on the myth of debunking the bookstores. According to the Experian Simmons data compiled by Simba Information Inc., about 60.4 percent of U.S., adult bought at least one book in the previous 12 months of 2009 and 61.4 percent in 2010 with bookstores undergoing a lot of pressures that do not necessarily apply to the other channels. A chart is presented depicting the book purchasing population of adults in the U.S. from fall 2009-summer 2010.


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