Category Archives: Bookstores

Bookstores

Books and Beaches

Cannon Beach Book Store On our recent vacation, my wife and I spent a few days on the Oregon Coast at the lovely town of Cannon Beach. Whenever visiting a new place, I always want to find the local book … Continue reading

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Amazon.com and the Retail Revolution

Amazon Locker – 1 More Nail in the Coffin or… Can Brick and Mortar Retailers Fight Back? I'd heard of Amazon.com's Lockers some months ago, but never seen one until a couple of weeks ago. While vacationing in London near … Continue reading

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The Beginning of the End for Barnes and Noble?

Maybe it's not what it seems. Maybe it's worse. When Borders was shuttered in 2011 most analysts felt that competitor Barnes and Noble would benefit. Yet, 2012 was not a good year for the last remaining brick-and-mortar mega bookseller. Store … Continue reading

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7 Lessons for Appliance Dealers from Indie Bookstores

Independent Appliance Dealers: Seven ideas to improve business Continue reading

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A visit to a San Francisco Landmark – City Lights Bookstore.

On a recent trip to San Francisco we made a visit to North Beach, a pilgrimage of sorts to City Lights Bookstore. Founded in 1953 by the poet Laurence Ferlinghetti and Peter Martin, City Lights is both a bookstore and … Continue reading

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