I knew something had to be up with Barnes & Noble simply because it was still there whenever we went to Trader Joes. We even bought Christmas presents there this year. How is it that a brick-and-mortar bookstore has survived in this day and age? Is our city unique, or has Barnes & Noble somehow bucked a larger trend? Questions such as these made Ted Gioia’s article stand out to me: What Can We Learn from Barnes & Noble’s Surprising Turnaround?

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