Tag Archives: Bookstores

Holyoke’s Andy Laties, 51, argues that now is the perfect time to open an independent bookshop (yes, really).

An interview at the Boston Globe

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Park Hill Community Bookstore’s tale 40 years in the making Read more: Park Hill Community Bookstore’s tale 40 years in the making

Denver Post – “The Park Hill Community Bookstore is not much to look at, its three tightly packed floors of shelves crammed with 30,000 volumes, the bulk of them used.

And its business plan — a not-for- profit collective supported by 500 members, 50 volunteers and one paid staffer — isn’t what ambitious MBA candidates at Wharton fantasize about.

Yet the bookstore is thriving at a time when once-booming corporate models such as Borders have closed like unread copies of “Anna Karenina.”

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