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Book, periodical, and music stores (NAICS 4512)
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The top 4 companies accounted for 60% of sales in this industry in 2007.


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KEY INDUSTRY STATISTICS

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United States
SALES ($ MILLIONS)



1997 2002 2007 02-07 % Chg
Number of establishments 22,834 19,694 15,631 -20.6%
Sales ($ Millions) 20,596 23,096 21,322 -7.7%
Annual payroll ($ Millions) 2,295 2,617 2,392 -8.6%
Total employment 197,866 204,033 178,502 -12.5%
Sales per establishment ($1,000) 902 1,173 1,364 16.3%
Sales per employee ($1,000) 104 113 119 5.5%
Sales per $ of payroll 9.0 8.8 8.9 1.0%
Payroll per employee ($) 11,597 12,825 13,403 4.5%
Employees per establishment 8.7 10.4 11.4 10.2%
Sales per capita ($) 77 80 71 -11.8%
Population per establishment 11,671 14,610 19,275 31.9%
Source: 1997, 2002, and 2007 Economic Census
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THE ECONOMIC CENSUS IS THE OFFICIAL 5-YEAR MEASURE OF AMERICAN BUSINESS
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SALES PER EMPLOYEE
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