Clark Kepler reportedly said recently that sales are about the same now as they were in August 2005, when he decided he could no longer afford to keep the store open.
Can anyone explain what's going on here? Is the lure of online shopping too strong to resist? Are independent, brick-and-mortar bookstores irrelevant?
This story contains 113 words.
If you are a paid subscriber, check to make sure you have logged in. Otherwise our system cannot recognize you as having full free access to our site.
If you are a paid print subscriber and haven't yet set up an online account, click here to get your online account activated.