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US October Bookstore Sales Rose 0.5%

Posted at 5:11PM Thursday 13 Dec 2012

After falling 8% in September, bookstore sales bounced back in October with sales inching up 0.5% to $914 million, according to preliminary estimates released this morning by the U.S. Census Bureau. For the first 10 months of 2012, bookstore sales were down 1.3%, to $12.55 billion. All stores where books account for at least 50% of sales are included in the Census survey.

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