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Bookstore Sales Up in October After Two Months of Declines

Bookstore sales totaled $699 million in October, up 7.7 percent from $649 million in October 2017.

By Staff December 17, 2018

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Sales at American bookstores increased in October after two months of declines, according to new United States Census Bureau data. Bookstore sales totaled $699 million in October, up 7.7 percent fromĀ $649 million in October 2017. The new growth follows declines in September (1.1 percent) and August (0.7 percent) and brings bookstore sales even with last year's year-to-date number.

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