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News Thu Jan 29 2009

Schwartz Bookshops Closing

Sad news from our neighbors to the north:

"Harry W. Schwartz Bookshops, one of the largest and oldest independent chains in Wisconsin, survived the Great Depression but wasn't able to overcome titanic changes in the retail sector, exacerbated by the current economic crisis."

After 82 years in business, Schwartz will be closing its remaining locations. Read the full story here.

 
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