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Publishers Look Beyond Bookstores to Help Sales -... →
Interesting look at the uptick in book sales at nontraditional brick-and-mortar stores (specialty shops, boutiques, etc.). Of particular note, the insane return policy doesn’t apply to these alternative retailers: Though sales to nonbook retailers can be more complicated and labor-intensive for publishers, books are generally sold on a nonreturnable basis. Bookstores, on the other hand,...
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Digital disruption is a story told over and over with different players. Latest example: Classical music http://nyti.ms/hRp6KX
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