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bookselling

(ˈbʊkˌsɛlɪŋ)
n
the activity of selling books
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printing will kill bookselling. It is the end of the world that is drawing nigh."
The success of the town's bookselling industry led to the creation of The Hay Literary Festival.
Daunt stated: "This is a very good day for bookselling. Barnes & Noble is the greatest of all bookstore names and will now benefit from the support of an owner committed to physical bookselling.
Waterstones has prospered over the last seven years following a consistent strategy to invest in its bookshops and to trust its local bookselling teams to run ever improving bookshops.
He said: "Our purpose is to create, by investment and old-fashioned bookselling skill, bookshops good enough to be a pleasure in their own right and to have no equal as a place in which to choose a book.
Contributors from the humanities and social sciences examine the book business in early modern Europe from the perspectives of debt economies and bookselling risks, day-to-day practices of book buying and selling, selling strategies, list and inventories, new markets, and the modern book market.
Founded in 1903, Foyles has developed a strong brand identity and unique bookselling ethos and its Charing Cross Road flagship is one of the world's most iconic bookshops.
Here is one way to measure the upheaval in bookselling: Replacing Book World as the fourth-largest chain, Publishers Weekly says, will be a company that had no physical presence a few years ago.
"In our world of bookselling, she was a strong and constant force for all that is good.
James Daunt, Managing Director of Waterstones, said: "This is bookselling at its very best; putting before readers an inspiring story, in an exceptionally beautiful edition, all at a modest price for the benefit of Oxfam's important work.