Do super-sized bookstores still have a viable business model or are they being reduced to mere showrooms for ebooks?
Auctioning Borders’ Old Signage to Help Booksellers in Need
Formerly part of Borders, the Book Industry Charitable Foundation has given some $4.1 million to 2,700 individuals since 1996. Now, they’re auctioning Borders’ old signage.
A Glimpse at Australia’s 2011 Book Market
A look at the major developments in the Australian book marketing in 2011 in a report by Booksellers NZ
SURVEY: Top E-Reading Story of 2011?
Looking back at a year full of change, new opportunities and new challenges for book publishing, what do you think was the most significant digital development?
Are Niche Bookstores More Viable in a Digital Economy?
Bookstores that cater to a specific audience, rather than the mainstream, may have the best chance at survival.
Pearson Gets Green Light on REDgroup Online Acquisition
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission “will not oppose the acquisition of REDgroup Online by Pearson Australia Group.”
Books-a-Million Offers to Take Over 35 Borders Stores
Books-a-Million bookstore chain has offered to take over 35 soon-to-be-liquidated Borders bookstores.
Bad Decisions, Worse Luck: How Borders Blew It
Firing its community relations coordinators, handing Amazon its web site, “category management”…Why 2001 was the beginning of the end for Borders
Will Others Fill in the Gap Left By Borders?
Will the Borders bookstore closings simply leave a hole in the bookselling business, or will other book retailers step in?
Need to Know: End of the Line as Borders Submits for Liquidation
Any hopes of Borders being miraculously saved from liquidation, were squandered as part of the debate on Border’s grim future was finally laid to rest.