Books-A-Million Inc Company Profile
Books-A-Million Inc., a book retailing company, operates superstores and traditional bookstores in the eastern United States. It operates in three segments: Retail Trade, Electronic Commerce Trade, and Real Estate Development and Management. The Retail Trade segment offers books, magazines, and general merchandise, including gifts, cards, games, toys, collectibles, music, DVDs, electronic devices, and accessories. This segment also retails and franchises self-serve frozen yogurt stores. The Electronic Commerce Trade segment engages in retail sale of books and general merchandise through Booksamillion.com Website. The Real Estate Development and Management segment develops and leases commercial real estate properties. The company’s superstores also include Joe Muggs café that provides coffee, assorted pastries, and other edible items. It primarily markets its products under the trademarks of Books-A-Million, BAM!, BAM! Books-A-Million, Bookland, Books & Co., 2nd & Charles, Books are Just the Beginning, Millionaire’s Club, Sweet Water Press, Thanks-A-Million, Up All Night Reader, Read & Save Rebate, Readables Accessories for Readers, Kids-A-Million, Toys-A-Million, Teachers First, The Write-Price, Bambeanos, Hold That Thought, Book$mart, BAMM, BAMM.com, BOOKSAMILLION.com, BAM.com, Chillatte, Joe Muggs Newsstand, Page Pets, JOEMUGGS.com, FAITHPOINT.com, FAITHPOINT, Joe Muggs, Snow Joe, Summer Says, On the John University, OTJU, American Wholesale Book Company, AWBC, PROTECTIT, and NetCentral. As of March 30, 2015, the company operated 257 stores in 32 states and the District of Columbia. Books-A-Million Inc. was founded in 1917 and is based in Birmingham, Alabama. As of December 10, 2015, Books-A-Million Inc. was taken private.