Ten years ago, the arrival of the recession combined with Amazon’s deep discounts seemed to herald the end for independent bookstores. But in the past few years they’ve made an improbable comeback. At Third Place Books, which opened its first store 20 years ago, the key to success is community.
Source: Seattle bookstores were doomed. Then Third Place helped rewrite the story. | The Seattle Times
Some good news in the world of bookstores, from Seattle, the home of Amazon.