Customers browse the book shelves at a Barnes & Noble Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2005 in New York. Barnes & Noble Inc. said Thursday, Aug. 18, 2005, that second-quarter profit rose 55 percent as same-store sales received a boost from excitement generated over the new Harry Potter book, but the company forecast a loss in the third quarter . (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
There’s a store in the Bay Area where business is booming and customers are walking out with cash in their pockets, too.
Sound too good to be true? It's not.
Gather up your old books and get over to Half Price Books in the East Bay. The store will buy them back from you, and give you a bargain, too.
The veep of Half Price Books says sales of arts and crafts books, cookbooks, DVDs and movies are up.
Get this, the company is hiring, too.