Book Business Extra Q&A: Meg Zelickson Smith of the American Booksellers Association talks about the impact of a new crop of independent sellers on the book industry.
There are some other stores that are very well known for their events. Books & Books in Miami probably has a 360-night-a-year events program. Sometimes it’s in-store, sometimes it’s offsite. There are stores that provide just outstanding personal service. Yes, there are many stores that have specialties. They may be a kids’ bookstore, or a travel bookstore, or a science fiction store. There are many stores that will carry non-book items that really set them apart.