Bookshops: Long Established and the Most Fashionable

Bookshops: Long Established and the Most Fashionable

by Markus Sebastian Braun
     
 
In the era of e-books and online trade when the classic book trade has come under increasing pressure, the success of a bookshop is not a foregone conclusion. Booksellers confront these new challenges with very different economic strategies and conceptual measures. Spatial concepts, furnishings and design are indispensable ingredients of a successful sales strategy

Overview

In the era of e-books and online trade when the classic book trade has come under increasing pressure, the success of a bookshop is not a foregone conclusion. Booksellers confront these new challenges with very different economic strategies and conceptual measures. Spatial concepts, furnishings and design are indispensable ingredients of a successful sales strategy for newer as well as more tradition steeped bookstores. People like to linger - and buy - where they feel comfortable. This volume is dedicated to the 35 most beautiful bookstores in the world. The old and the new, classical and innovative, giant stores and paradises in miniature for bibliophiles: What they all have in common is that they create a desire for books and prove that the bookshop as institution will always fulfil a need and without a doubt enjoys a future.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783037681220
Publisher:
Braun Publish,Csi
Publication date:
10/16/2012
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.50(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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