How Do We Turn 30 Million Book Readers Into Book Buyers?
- BOOKS and the FUTURE revisited. Lacy, Dan // LJ: Library Journal;1/1/1976, Vol. 101 Issue 1, p117
Discusses trends that were likely to produce a greatly increased demand for books in the United States. Increased birth-rate of the post-war years; Set of expectations with respect to post-high school education created by the G.I. Bill of Rights; Heightened level and swift development of...
- The EPI Reflects Basic Economic Change. // Economic Education Bulletin;Mar2012, Vol. 52, p1
The article presents an overview of the development of the Everyday Price Index (EPI) to address the perceptions that Consumer Price Index (CPI) does not afterall reflect on the day-to-day experience of every individual in the U.S. It notes that as the EPI advances, it has been found out that it...
- HOW THE ECONOMY CHANGED YOU. KADLEC, DAN; YAHALOM, TALI // Money;Nov2011, Vol. 40 Issue 10, p80
The article discusses results of two surveys that show how consumers' behaviors and attitudes in the U.S. have been shaped by an economic downturn since 2008. Nearly half of those surveyed say they feel guilty if they buy a luxury. Over 80% say they are frugal and expect to continue being that...
- Searching for bargains for now, and kids stocks for the long-haul. // In Search of the Perfect Investment;8/27/2014, p1
The article focuses on the improvement in the economic conditions in the U.S. in the year 2014. An increase in demand has been reported for airplanes, machinery and other manufactured goods in addition to the increase in consumer confidence. Information is also offered on a letter of audit...
- Amid Uncertainty, Shoppers Express Optimism. McIndoe, John // Supermarket News Expert Blog;2/21/2012, p5
The article discusses the Q4 2011 MarketPulse quarterly research of SymphonyIRI which provides an analysis of shopper attitudes and behaviors. The analysis found that shoppers are more optimistic about the U.S. economy and their personal financial situation. It found that shoppers still have a...
- The Bloomberg Consumer. Investor's Business Daily // Investors Business Daily;11/21/2014, pA02
The Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index rose 0.3 point in the week ended Nov. 16 to 38.5, the highest reading since Jan. '08. An economic outlook gauge fell, but from a 2-year high.
- Print Units Drop 10% In First Half of 2011. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;7/11/2011, Vol. 258 Issue 28, p4
The article reports on a decline in the unit sales of print books sold through outlets across the U.S. during the first half of 2011 that ended July 3, according to Nielsen BookScan. It notes that the decline can be attributed to growing e-book sales and the weak economy. Bowker's annual review...
- The business bookshelf gets crowded, but why? Champy, Jim // San Diego Business Journal;12/01/97, Vol. 18 Issue 48, p14
Opinion. Questions the factors for the unprecedented growth of business books in the United States. Categories of business book literature; Recommended books for those who need guidance in business.
- Between the Lines. Flamm, Matthew // Entertainment Weekly;10/5/2001, Issue 618/619, p127
Presents an update on the book industry in the United States as of October 5, 2001.