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14 Oct

Retail Sales at Bookstores Down in August

Retail sales at bookstores were down by 4.0 percent in August 2015 compared to August 2014, according to preliminary figures recently released by the Bureau of the Census.
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15 Sep

Retail Sales at Bookstores Up in July

Retail sales at bookstores were up by 5.9 percent in July 2015 compared to July 2014, according to preliminary figures recently released by the Bureau of the Census.
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13 Aug

Retail Sales at Bookstores Up in June

Retail sales at bookstores were up by 3.9 percent in June 2015 compared to June 2014, according to preliminary figures recently released by the Bureau of the Census.
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27 Jul

Treeline Analytics Tips and Tricks: Some Stats for Your Consideration

Edelweiss/Treeline Education and Outreach Coordinator Joe Foster offers an aggregation of Treeline data to help booksellers figure out how their  inventory turns break down compared to other stores in their region.

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14 Jul

Retail Sales at Bookstores Up in May

Retail sales at bookstores were up by 0.9 percent in May 2015 compared to May 2014, according to preliminary figures recently released by the Bureau of the Census.
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11 Jun

Retail Sales at Bookstores Up in April

Retail sales at bookstores were up by 0.6 percent in April 2015 compared to April 2014, according to preliminary figures recently released by the Bureau of the Census.
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13 May

Retail Sales at Bookstores Up in March

Retail sales at bookstores were up by 5.1 percent in March 2015 compared to March 2014, according to preliminary figures recently released by the Bureau of the Census.
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30 Apr

Ci3: A Bright Future for Children’s Book Market

Children’s book sales hit a record high last year, and independent booksellers continue to serve an important role in that market, said Kristen McLean, the founder and CEO of Bookigee, during the ABC Children’s Institute featured talk “The U.S. Children’s Book Market — Where We Are and Where We’re Going.”

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14 Apr

Retail Sales at Bookstores Down in February

Retail sales at bookstores were down by 2.2 percent in February 2015 compared to February 2014, according to preliminary figures recently released by the Bureau of the Census.
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09 Apr

Children’s Book Market Successes to Be Featured at Institute

Kristen McLean, founder and CEO of data and analytics company Bookigee, will share the statistics and studies behind today’s thriving children’s book market during a featured talk at this month’s Children’s Institute.

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12 Mar

Retail Sales at Bookstores Down in January

Retail sales at bookstores were down by 0.8 percent in January 2015 compared to January 2014, according to preliminary figures recently released by the Bureau of the Census.
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17 Feb

Retail Sales at Bookstores Up in December

Retail sales at bookstores were up by 0.1 percent in December 2014 compared to December 2013, according to preliminary figures recently released by the Bureau of the Census.
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14 Jan

Retail Sales at Bookstores Down in November

Retail sales at bookstores were down by 2.5 percent in November 2014 compared to November 2013, according to preliminary figures recently released by the Bureau of the Census.
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11 Dec

Retail Sales at Bookstores Down in October

Retail sales at bookstores were down by 0.5 percent in October 2014 compared to October 2013, according to preliminary figures recently released by the Bureau of the Census.
 
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17 Nov

Retail Sales at Bookstores Down in September

Retail sales at bookstores were down by 6.5 percent in September 2014 compared to September 2013, according to preliminary figures recently released by the Bureau of the Census.
 
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