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message 2: by Anita (last edited Dec 29, 2017 08:31AM) (new)

Anita Dickason (anitadickason) | 211 comments Excerpt from article:
"Here is one way to measure the upheaval in bookselling: Replacing Book World as the fourth-largest chain, Publishers Weekly says, will be a company that had no physical presence a few years ago. That would be Amazon, which having conquered the virtual world has opened or announced 15 bookshops, including at the Time Warner Center in Manhattan."

The wave of the future.


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Theodore Cohen (theodorejeromecohen) | 1417 comments Anita wrote: "Excerpt from article:
"Here is one way to measure the upheaval in bookselling: Replacing Book World as the fourth-largest chain, Publishers Weekly says, will be a company that had no physical prese..."


You bet...BN and others are dead men (and women) walking.


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Anita Dickason (anitadickason) | 211 comments Sad, but true. A large local chain here in Texas closed it's doors this year. Even Walmart dumped a lot of bookshelf space when they remodeled the store.


message 5: by Steph (new)

Steph I hate that bookstores are closing. We used to have a Books-A-Million years ago, but still have Barnes & Noble with Starbucks tucked inside. I hope it's not going away.


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