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    Mission Statement As booksellers, our ultimate goal is to be the very best in the business, regardless of the company’s size. We must continue to strive to bring our industry distinctions of elegance and methods to bookselling which are consistent with our everchanging economy. This is a very strong mission statement expressing the exact purpose of the company and why they exist. It directly states what the company sells and its mission to be the best regardless of the products they sell. The mission statement is strengthened by the company expressing that its aim and company objective must stay consistent with the promise and ideals of the volume that line its shelves, providing a sense of direction and a guide for decision making.…

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    Day by day, new technology and different ways of using it is being thought of. The way technological change is developing many people find themselves struggling to keep up or deciding if they even want to adjust to the change taking place. In the article “Apocalypse Soon” by Jon Evans, and the novel Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore by Robert Sloan, the rapid change in technology is shown as both a positive and negative development. It is up to individuals to decide if they would rather adapt to…

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    Barnes and Noble is a bookstore that sells trade books, textbooks, magazines, newspapers and other content. Barnes and Noble has a total of 1,361 bookstores currently in operation, 700 of these are college bookstores where students can buy a small selection of what a normal Barnes and Noble retail store would, as well as textbooks from the college and an array of specific college related items. When Leonard Riggio acquired Barnes and Noble, it was one store on a city block in the 1970s and…

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    It was 7 am when Mateo first began to hear this strange tapping noise, at first he thought is was the branch of a tree in his front yard hitting his window. As the tapping continued he decided to just get out of bed because the sound had already fully awakened him . When he sat up in his bed he noticed this strange figure staring at him with figure had blood red eyes and a devilish smile through his full body mirror that was in the corner of his room, Mateo then rose out of bed and began to…

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    There are many students on college campuses all around the world who fare for themselves. Many students are able to afford a college education due to student loans and sometimes with help from family members combined. There is also a plethora of students who have been afforded luxuries in life and are able to go to college on their parents’ dime, and have nothing to worry about. Regardless of how your financial background is set up, no one finds it amusing to waste money and resources when it is…

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    Barnes & Noble (B&N) is a publicly traded Fortune 500 company which is the largest retail bookseller in the United States and a leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products in the country. As of August 1, 2015, the company operates 647 retail stores all across the country. They stock over 1 million titles for immediate delivery and they claim to have more titles than any other bookstore. The birth of the Internet shook the retail book market causing a series of mergers…

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    Journal Entry #7: Protecting the Interests of Minorities (p. 232) The world is full of controversy and tough choices. We love to fight for our freedoms, to say what we want and stand up for what is right. But there are a lot of times where there’s no clear right and wrong, and there are good, logical, reasonable people on each side of the argument that have just as much a right to defend their beliefs as you do. We tend to forget that, especially in such a bipartisan society full of politically…

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    The Ink Drinker Continued... I rushed back to the bookstore feeling excited about my new hunger for books. I went straight to my hiding place, sat down, and began to wonder about what to do next. “Should I tell someone?” I thought to myself. I decided to just wait until the next morning and go back to the graveyard to see if I could find Draculink and ask him about my newly developed book issue. Besides, it was getting really cold and dark outside anyways. All I could think about was…

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    Barnes and Noble is facing some troublesome issues. The first issue is that Barnes and Noble are trying to find an experienced leadership to fill the void in the top of the pyramid. Lacking leadership had forced Barnes and Noble to look for a third party which is not an easy task to facilitate the process of selling the company. The second issue is the rapid decrease of profit due to the aggressive competition of many competition like Amazon. Another problem is the raising cost due to the…

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    The Penny Saver Supermarket business started (28) twenty eight years ago. The company evolved from the businesses which was called Warner Supermarket and a Hardware called “Luwar” that was run by Luther Warner. Luther Warner has a credit issues due to outstanding debts from customers and the business became unmanageable. He left the country and went to the United States to seek higher education and sold books on the streets part-time to survive while he studied. In the 1970’s bookselling did…

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