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Bookstore Laps — It’s What We Do

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Paper or iPad? That is the question.

 

And the even bigger question is where do you purchase your good reads? With Amazon opening a brick and mortar store in Seattle’s University Village last year it is clear that online retailers want to test the waters and engage with their communities face-to-face.

It is the tradition of the bookstore that keeps local buyers coming back for educational events, up close and personal Author ‘Meet & Greets’, and even group story time for the little ones.

 

2015 saw a 2.5% increase in Bookstore sales, marking the first time since 2007 that the industry sales were up. The U.S. Census Bureau, saw totals of bookstore sales in 2015 at $11.17 billion, up from $10.89 billion in 2014.

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