On the door of the store hangs an “Open” sign made of a book. As my friend and I walk in, Leah Koch, co-owner of the shop, greets us with an enthusiastic “Hello!” Although I’ve been here twice before, I’m eager to take in new sights, from the March Madness sports ... more >
Amazon.com showed another great quarter of sales and income. Net sales ended September 30 are up 31% to 4.26 billion and net income is up 48% to $118 million. It has been said that Amazon's pricing of hardcovers for the Kindle at $9.99 represents a loss to Amazon for each ... more >
According to the Census Bureau reports (which do not include used books, electronic home shopping, mail-order, or direct sale) that brick and mortar book sales are down in June by 7.6% even though, for the year, the sales have increased 3.1%. Full census data here.