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Why do books have prices printed on them?

Jan 21, 2021
A centuries-old practice dating back to the Industrial Revolution has created complications for modern-day booksellers.
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Book sales are up, but is that helping independent sellers?

Dec 30, 2020
Book sales are up almost 8% this year. Mega online stores benefited the most, but some small players are pivoting in hopes of getting ahead.
James Fugate, co-owner of Eso Won Books in the Leimert Park neighborhood of Los Angeles, speaks with a customer on Nov. 24.
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