ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- Bargain books have proved to be a real volume mover and a bonanza of incremental sales at Carr's Quality Centers here. With bargain books promoted quarterly at 30% to 50% off regular retails, the chain is moving "tons of books when we stack them on tables at a high traffic area of stores at prices lower than elsewhere," said Gary Schloss, vice president of general merchandise. Carr's merchandises bargain books over a two-week period with prices ranging from 99 cents to ...
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