Profile: Books-A-Million Inc (BAMM.O)
7 Mar 2014
Books-A-Million, Inc., incorporated on September 09, 1992, is a book retailer primarily located in the eastern United States. The Company operates both superstores and traditional bookstores. These stores range in size from 2,000 to 10,000 square feet and are located primarily in enclosed malls. All store formats generally offer an selection of sellers and other hardcover and paperback books, magazines, toys, games, electronics and gifts. In addition to the retail store formats, the Company offers its products over the Internet at Booksamillion.com. The Company operates in two segments: retail trade and electronic commerce trade. As of February 2, 2013, operated 257 retail bookstores, concentrated primarily in the eastern United States. Of the 257 stores, 201 are superstores that operate under the names Books-A-Million (BAM!), Books & Co. and 2nd & Charles, and 56 are traditional stores that operate under the Bookland, Books-A-Million and BAM! names. Effective July 24, 2013, Books-A-Million Inc raised its interest to 60% from 40% by acquiring a further 20% interest in Yogurt Mountain Holding LLC.
In the retail trade segment, which is primarily engaged in the retail sale of books, magazines, and general merchandise, including gifts, cards, games, toys, collectibles, music, digital versatile discs (DVDs), electronic devices and accessories at its retail stores. The retail trade segment includes its distribution center operations, which predominantly supply merchandise to its retail stores.
Traditional stores are located primarily in enclosed malls and generally feature a selection of books, magazines, gifts, and other products. In the electronic commerce trade segment, the Company is engaged in the retail sale of book and general merchandise over the Internet.
The Company competes with Costco, Amazon, Barnes & Noble and Wal-Mart.
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