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Vital Role For Bookstores In E-book Age

Posted at 8:32AM Sunday 22 Apr 2012

Publishers and bookstores should work on a consignment model, suggests Michell Kaplan, owner of bookstore chain Books and Books in South Florida: Stores are filled with books, but booksellers are not responsible for paying for them until they sell.

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