|Move over Barnes & Noble; make room for John Q. Public, Bookseller|
|Subject||market for used books line is growing|
publishing, online sales, Amazon
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Companies like Amazon.com, A libris, and eBay are making it easier and easier for consumers to sell their used books online. The resulting glut of used books is giving traditional booksellers a headache of significant proportions. Faced with flat sales already from online bookselling, traditional sellers are seeing their profits fall with demand for new books.
|Source|| Jim Milliot. :Used books: threat or opportunity? Industry looks for ways to react to trend.” Publishers Weekly, Oct 3, 2005 v252 i39 p6(1)
Jeffrey A. Trachtenberg. “The Growing Market for Slightly Used Books.” The Wall Street Journal. 29 September 2005. http://www.wsj.com
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