Independent bookselling remains on a roll.
Booksellers Association has grown for the seventh consecutive year, the
trade group's CEO, Oren Teicher, told The Associated Press during a
recent interview. Core membership increased to 1,775, up by 63 over the
previous year and by more than 300 since 2009. And with many stores
opening additional outlets, the number of individual locations rose to
2,311, compared with 2,227 at this time in 2015 and just 1,651 in 2009.. . . more