The Dartmouth College Bookstore is closing and that literally hits home for me. I grew up in New Hampshire and I spent many hours in this store both before and after Barnes and Noble owned it. It would not surprise anyone that as an independent bookstore it was better than as part of a chain, … Continue reading Bookstore Closing that Hits Close to Home
Barnes and Noble has a new store concept. https://patch.com/maryland/columbia/barnes-noble-opening-new-store-columbia This looks like the right physical direction to help B&N but can they execute? How much of the shelf space actively discourages browsing and discovery because its given over to multiple copies of bestsellers? Hopefully not the same percentage as the big box versions.
Here at Epos we love a good water cooler conversation and we can't keep them to just our water cooler. Here's the latest: One of our staff's favorite bookstores, Toadstool Books in New Hampshire, caught the eye of Shelf Awareness staffers with this interesting display. It might be too "meta" for some. Walmart's dive into … Continue reading News of Interest #1