Tuesday, April 19, 2016

'Discover Quirky, Smart Stuff'

Shelf Awareness

Nina Barrett
"What we are about is a place where you can discover stuff that is quirky, that is smart, stuff that everybody isn't reading.... We're counting on being eccentric and interesting. We don't want downtown Evanston to feel like a mall."

--Nina Barrett, owner of Bookends and Beginnings, Evanston, Ill., in a Daily Northwestern article about the store's event featuring Matt Cunningham, co-author of "Amazon and Empty Storefronts: The Fiscal and Land Use Impacts of Online Retail," the ABA-Civic Economics study introduced at the Winter Institute in January.

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