References (9)


Footnotes (6)



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

Reginald Smith


December 30, 2012

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

Open PDF in Browser Download This Paper

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

Suggested Citation

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

Contact Information

Reginald Smith (Contact Author)
Independent ( email )
Feedback to SSRN

Paper statistics
Abstract Views: 647
Downloads: 56
Download Rank: 254,746
References:  9
Footnotes:  6

© 2015 Social Science Electronic Publishing, Inc. All Rights Reserved.  FAQ   Terms of Use   Privacy Policy   Copyright   Contact Us
This page was processed by apollo2 in 0.313 seconds