06 Apr '11, 5pm

BooksActually – A Local Bookstore That Thrives In A Digital World : SGEntrepreneurs: #Sglit #books

BooksActually – A Local Bookstore That Thrives In A Digital World : SGEntrepreneurs: #Sglit #books

1. Seems to me that Kenny’s path from Borders’ staff to co-founder of a veritable venerable independent bookstore is a big argument for would be entrepreneurs to acquire domain knowledge through some form of apprenticeship. 2. When I used Borders’ new information counter system to find ‘The Angel’s Game’ by Carlos Ruiz Zafon, it was next to useless for me. I miss the days when there were knowledgeable (and hot) counter staff who could help us find a book and failing which, would recommend a good book for me to read. 3. I’m not sure if BooksActually is sufficient evidence (and I’m pretty sure it is not, but the heart chooses to believe otherwise), but Karen and Kenny lead me to believe that community spaces built by private businesses run by individuals with a real passion for the community (meaning they would be involved in the community even without the store) is going to...

Full article: http://sgentrepreneurs.com/retail/2011/04/06/booksactuall...

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