Stone: The Everything Store

Cover for Stone, The Everything Store

The inside story of Amazon and the man behind it’s birth, Jeff Bezos. Winner of the Financial Times and Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year 2013. From the book: “Bezos concluded that a true everything store would be impractical – at least at the beginning. He made a list of twenty possible product categories, including computer […]

Miller: Reluctant Capitalists

Cover of Miller, Reluctant Capitalists

Reluctant Capitalists is a research study of 100 years of American bookselling that explores consumer behaviour and changing bookselling practices. From the book: “Aside from classification considerations, the physical arrangement of books has a large impact on browsers’ likelihood of making a purchase. Books displayed face out, rather than spine out, are more likely to […]