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Wednesday, May 18, 2005

Chain Store Facts

Publishers Weekly recently posted some data from Reed Business Information regarding chain bookstores. All article data can be found in the 9 May issue or directly from Reed. For curiousity purposes only, BUY INDEPENDENT.

Barnes and Noble
Stores: 666
Employees: 42,000
Number unionized: 30

Stores: 1,176
Sales: $250/sq ft/year