Adapting to a changing neighborhood: Book Show

Dec 5, 2014
Book Show's odd, unknown, fringe, and quirky collection finds a home.
Posted In: bookstore, independent stores, gentrification

San Francisco losing black residents, black businesses

Jun 18, 2014
A bookstore closes shop because so many African-Americans have left San Francisco.
Posted In: Youth Radio, San Francisco, African-Americans, gentrification, bookstore

A famous London bookstore hits back at digital trends

Jun 12, 2014
Celebrated British bookstore Foyles defies trends to bet on paper books.
Posted In: bookstore, London, Foyles, e-books, publishing
Paper books on a table are, of course, on sale.

Why books always seem to have a discounted price

May 8, 2014
A look at why and how retailers use cheap book prices as a selling point.
Posted In: Books, bookstore, borders

As Barnes & Noble struggles, Christian bookstores succeed

Jul 9, 2013
Christian bookstores are boosting sales by drawing people in for everything from coffee to bible study sessions.
Posted In: bookstore, religion, Christianity, Barnes & Noble

As e-books rise, smaller book stores are still growing

May 29, 2013
As the publishing industry comes together at BookExpo America in New York, e-books are all the rage. How are smaller stores hanging on so well?
Posted In: ebooks, bookstore, self-publishing, publishing

Why would anyone want to buy a bookstore?

Feb 25, 2013
Ask the chairman of Barnes and Noble, who may offer to buy out the bookstore chain -- but not the digital Nook.
Posted In: Barnes & Noble, bookstore

Minority-owned Hue-Man Bookstore to close

Jul 17, 2012
The largest African-American bookstore in the country is closing its doors at the end of this month. The Hue-Man Bookstore in Harlem has been around for ten years, but rising rents and a changing industry have made it impossible for it to stick around.
Posted In: bookstore, minority, Small Business, Harlem