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US Bookstore Sales Fell 1.6% in 2013

Posted at 6:44AM Friday 14 Feb 2014

With sales dipping 0.5% in December, bookstore sales in 2013 fell 1.6%, to $13.19 billion, according to preliminary estimates released Thursday morning by the U.S. Census Bureau. Bookstore sales in December were $1.48 billion compared to $1.49 billion in December 2012. Sales for the entire retail segment were up 4.0% for 2013.

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