Written By Louis Gereaux With the advent of the web, many bookstores whether online or not have sold books internationally, or have considered selling to the rest of the world Continue Reading
In the part of your day involving your physical inventory of books, you’ll come across a lot of small tears, rips, and worn cover edges. About this time, as you Continue Reading
Written by: Louis Gereaux Collectors in other fields usually search out hard-to-find items: rareness is valued in and of itself. Rare books are no exception. However, the word rare does Continue Reading
When you hire an employee, it means that you take a step back and a step up to bookstore manager. You are doing less of what you love – that of dealing with books – and more of your time is spent setting up meaningful work for an employee…
The Benchmark of Bookstore Sales Performance By Louis Gereaux Many of us who have become bookstore owners have a passion for books. To live the dream as a professional bookseller, Continue Reading
All booksellers of used books will have at one time or another come across the word dog-eared. What does that word mean anyway, and where did it come from? Dog eared pages are less common in today’s fast turn around of used books. Many used book are almost new. It might be that more readers are using the bookmarks we stick in our books for sale, who knows? But the term dog eared means a turned down corner of a book page.