TITLE

Points of sale

AUTHOR(S)
Rosen, Judith
PUB. DATE
June 1993
SOURCE
Publishers Weekly;6/7/1993, Vol. 240 Issue 23, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Provides a compendium of merchandising tips and techniques for children's booksellers. Reading program of Cover to Cover Bookstore; Yellow Book Road's laminator; Henry Bear's Park reading club of children's books for parents; A Clean Well-Lighted Place for Book's children's theater; Powell's Books for Kids's shelving technique; Rabbit Hill Children's Bookstore's solicitation of window design ideas from children.
ACCESSION #
9308116881

 

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