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Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Charmingly situated in the village of Wauwatosa, The Little Read Book (7603 W. State St.) has survived the rise and fall of big-box booksellers, endured the behemoth of Amazon.com and withstood the ever-shortening attention spans...
12.31.1969 | | Posted at 06:00 PM

Because the money stays here ...

By Ken Brosky
Let's face it: Wal-Mart isn't going anywhere. Neither is Amazon.com, and while there are differences between the two, they basically offer the same system: undercut competitors by offering ridiculously low prices. Wal-Mart's good at doing this by outsourcing jobs to factories in dirt-poor countries. Amazon.com gets their deals by demanding a hefty discount for any book publisher who wants to offer...
Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Schwartz’s legacy lives on

The challenges facing brick-and-mortar bookstores represent the diminishing analog way of life. Hours idled away in bookshops are being supplanted by time spent browsing Amazon. The millions of downloadable books on Google yield a depressing vision of the future. Even mighty retailers like Borders and Barnes & Noble feel the pinch of changing habits and an uncertain economy, and the future...

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