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Black Bookstores in the United States: A Short View by the Numbers


Reginald Smith


Independent

December 30, 2012


Abstract:     
This paper investigates the growth and development of Black bookstores in the United States over the past 50 years using statistical data such as incorporation dates, bankruptcy dates, and location by state and metropolitan area. Specifically, it looks at how the number of stores has grown, declined, and evolved over this time estimating the total market size, reasons for growth and decline, and future prospects for Black bookstores.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 13

Keywords: bookstores, black bookstores, ethnic business, ethnic bookstores, black business

JEL Classification: M13

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Date posted: November 23, 2012 ; Last revised: December 26, 2013

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Smith, Reginald, Black Bookstores in the United States: A Short View by the Numbers (December 30, 2012). Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2180044 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2180044

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