Sunday, July 5, 2009

Half Price Books' earnings, locations have grown by volumes | News for Dallas, Texas | Dallas Morning News | Latest News

Half Price Books' earnings, locations have grown.Sales are up. More people are bringing in books to sell. So selections are wider and the titles more current. Retro, recycling and secondhand are cool.

Dallas-based Half Price Books' annual sales are up fourfold since Sharon 'Boots' Anderson Wright took over 13 years ago. The 50-year-old CEO has been a Half Price employee since she started sorting used books in her preteen years.
View larger Photography Photo store 'Everything is working perfectly,' says Sharon 'Boots' Anderson Wright, Half Price's 50-year-old chief executive. 'Cosmic karma has aligned.'
People still tend to think of Half Price Books, Records, Magazines Inc. as the little hippie-dippie, anti-establishment used-book nook that began in a converted laundry 37 years ago.
In many ways, it is. But it's not little anymore"

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