The Sad Decline of Barnes & Noble | The American Conservative
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Gee I worked at the mother of all its stores 18th and 5th for 5 years met my one and future wife there as well
Borders started the craze you see today
And B and N reacted to it by not only copying the concept but bought all or tried to all the locations borders were considering to set up their stores both fell to amazon and the ironic thing amazon has a physical store to emulate them now!!!