if the Barnes & Noble at Easton ever closes.
Article in the National Real Estate Investor highlights some of
the issues facing "the country's leading bricks-and-mortar
bookseller." "Industry insiders wonder if Barnes & Noble
might have to slim down its base of 1,300 stores in response
to the changing book market", meaning Amazon and e-readers.
Full article here.
"But retail consultants feel that actual books resonate
with consumers. And Barnes & Noble offers a rich
in-store experience..........'whereas there is a value
in having a physical book. Some people simply
Got that right.