Why the Bookstore Wars Are Good

October 1997
Fortune;10/27/1997, Vol. 136 Issue 8, p50
Focuses on the concept of book superstores in the book industry, with reference to the opening of superstores Barnes & Noble Inc. and Borders Inc. in the U.S. Impact of superstore opening on the business of independent bookstores; History behind the superstore concept; Critics of superstores; Complaints made by the publishing industry; Promotion of the works of unknown, promising writers by Barnes & Noble.


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