Tags : Book Buying

Censorship-Here, There, and Everywhere

I’ve never heard of someone demanding a bookseller remove an “offensive” book from their store before. I don’t think as a bookseller, I’ve ever encountered it. But some others have, and it begs the question, where does it end? The bookseller in the article questions his ordering practices–wondering if what he decides to purchase and […]Read More

Will You Buy My Used Books?

This is not a strength of mine. I am not a haggler. I walk into a store and ALWAYS pay the price that is being asked. I am trying to change this particular trait – it is not beneficial to my business to pay full price for something I’m trying to on- sell. That’s the nature of our chosen job isn’t it? We want the best quality for the lowest price, and then want a discount on top of that because our margins are so tight.Read More

Roll up your sleeves and get to work bookshop owners

Having recently returned from our annual Christmas camping trip, I decided the time has come to make my plans for this year. To start treating this hobby as a profitable business. To stop procrastinating and start doing. I have a website that needs some major attention. I have neglected it for a few months now […]Read More