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February 12, 2009

File under: it could be worse

Filed under: News,The Publishing Biz — editorialconsultant @ 12:29 pm
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We all know that retailers of all types have taken a beating lately. And while bookstores weren’t immune to the downturn, Publishers Weekly reports that December sales were down only 4.7 percent versus general retail sales, which dropped more than 8 percent.

So, people are still reading, still buying books as gifts. Not as many as before but hey, we take our good news wherever we can find it.


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