Your local bookstore needs you - US bookstore sales down 8% year on year!

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Your local bookstore needs you - US bookstore sales down 8% year on year!

Aug 14 2014

Bookstore sales in the USA are down 7.9% for the half year to June. The Census Bureau definition of the bookstore category is "establishments primarily engaged in retailing a general line of new books. These establishments may also sell stationery and related items, second-hand books, and magazines" - that is to say, your local neighborhood bookstore!

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