Category Archives: retail sales

2012, the year of the book?

I wonder what the new year will bring to the publishing industry? It was easy to find articles in 2011 predicting the end of dead-tree books and announcing the upending of an entire industry. Of course much has been written … Continue reading

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Selling Picture Books

I’ve had a few emails from people about my posting on Borders. They all felt the same way. That many bookstores don’t know how to sell picture books. That the picture book has a unique selling ability – the cover. … Continue reading

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The Business of Selling Picture Books

Recently I went to my local Borders with my daughter. I was looking for more board books by Charles Reasoner – Inside Jolly Roger’s Pirate Ship (Story Book). My daughter LOVES his books. She spends hours sitting on our laps … Continue reading

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