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Bookstore Sales Fall Again

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Apr 16 – Apr 22, 2012 Edition Bookstore Sales Fall Agan

WASHINGTON, D.C./AUTHORLINK NEWS/ April 17, 2012–Bookstore sales declined 4.1% in February, to a little more than $1 billion, it was reported by the U.S. Census Bureau. Overall retail sales, however, gained 10.5% in the month. For the first two months of 2012, bookstore sales fell 1.9%, to $3.06 billion, while total retail sales rose 8.0%