Taiwan's bookstores closing fast due to high rent, shrinking sales

09/29/2015 09:53 PM
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Taipei, Sept. 29 (CNA) The number of bookstores in Taiwan has decreased by nearly a third in the past decade due to high rentals, slim profit margins and declining reading habits among people in the country, the Chinese-language Apple Daily reported Tuesday.


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