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Downtown L.A.'s The Last Bookstore Defies Trends

Posted at 8:14AM Thursday 16 Jun 2011

Before launching a business, some people invest in market research and feasibility studies. Josh Spencer is not one of those people — otherwise he might never have opened his downtown L.A. used bookstore in December 2009, let alone moved it a few blocks away this month to a 10,000-square-foot space.

"I haven't really interacted with other business owners or bookstore owners," says Spencer, owner of what he says is the ironically named the Last Bookstore. "I've always just done what I do, and it seems to work."

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