Bookstore for Sale: Gainesville, FL

North Central Florida’s largest independent bookstore. Highly literate population in Florida’s premier university town. Named in numerous publications as one of the top ten places to live. 4500 sq foot leased building, huge email list of regular customers, customer base includes many teachers and students; very steady and profitable internet sales—new and previously owned books. Continue reading

Bookstore Wanted: Roseville, CA

Lifestyle Center across from the Roseville Galleria is seeking an independent bookstore for the center anchored by Whole Foods, Peet’s coffee, Sur la table, Z Gallerie, West Elm and Anthropologie. Continue reading

Bookstore Wanted: Northern California, Dunsmuir

Lovely alpine village in natural setting seeks bookstore entrepreneur and other small businesses. Dunsmuir has a historic downtown with buildings in architectural styles preserved from the 1920s through the 1940s and is nestled in the Sacramento River canyon. Continue reading

Bookstore for Sale: Mountain Home, Arkansas

Beautiful, well organized bookstore located in the Twin Lakes region of the Ozarks, rated as one of the top retirement havens in the US. Reader’s Choice Books has been in operation for three years and the 1200 SF store is netting over $28,000 and growing. Owner is retiring and moving. Continue reading

Blue About Borders

Borders decline is a sad unfolding, not necessarily about the growth of ebook sales. It was a company that lost its soul when it went from an indie bookstore to a publicly traded ‘entity’. Continue reading

Small is Smart

Today’s news about Borders continues to accentuate the company’s difficulties in meeting its financial obligations to vendors ad landlords. The big box bookstore is proving difficult to sustain and the unfortunate result of the company closing more stores is that … Continue reading

Ebook Fascination

Hamlet likely wasn’t the first to ponder matters of life and death, but the question he poses in his famous soliloquy, “To be or not to be,” remains as relevant today as ever before – especially for independent booksellers. Of … Continue reading

Enduring Value

Getting out of the country even for a short while is a guaranteed way to be able to clear the mind and gain a broader perspective. It’s refreshing to see villages and cities with landscapes that are not filled with … Continue reading