Independent Bookstore Stands Strong

Independent Bookstore Stands Strong

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barefoot-books.jpgIn an era when conventional wisdom holds that independent bookstores are being vanquished by the big, bad book chains, Nancy Traversy has so far been victorious with her children’s book empire.

In 2007, her publishing company and bookstore made Inc. magazine’s list of the fastest-growing businesses. The Barefoot Books website and store sales grew nearly 40 percent in 2008. (Photo, right, employee shows off new books in the colorful Barefoot Books store)

(Read the full story at Christian Science Monitor)