J. L. Sathre:
1. People are getting rid of bookshelves. Treat the money you budgeted for shelving as found money. Go to garage sales and cruise the curbs.
2. While you’re drafting that business plan, cut your projected profits in half. People are getting rid of bookshelves.
25 Things I Learned From Opening a Bookstore (Open Salon, found via Coudal)