On Barnes & Noble and Borders

I heard at work today that Barnes & Noble has made an offer to buy Borders. There may be some anti-trust investigations, but it’s a formality. Much as when GameStop — itself a division of Barnes & Noble — bought EB Games three years ago. The real issue is probably online sales. I’m sure partContinue reading “On Barnes & Noble and Borders”

On Retailing Comic Books and Video Games

I like to stay up on what’s going on in the comic book industry. Chalk it up to curiosity — in my college days I routinely spent forty to sixty dollars a week on comics, and my first job after high school was working in a comic book store. So once or twice a weekContinue reading “On Retailing Comic Books and Video Games”