Indie Booksellers Tweak Business Models to Make Most of Hearty Print Sales

With the resurgence of print formats, indie booksellers are testing new business models, scouting new locations, and starting mini-chains. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-06-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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