Founded in 1917 as a street corner newsstand
in Florence, Alabama, Books-A-Million, Inc. has grown to become
the premier book retailing chain in the Southeastern United
States, and the third largest book retailer in the nation.
Based in Birmingham, Alabama, the company currently operates
more than 200 stores in 19 states and the District of Columbia.
In addition to its primary retail component, the corporation
includes a book wholesale and distribution subsidiary, American
Wholesale Book Company, an e-commerce division operating as
BOOKSAMILLION.COM, and an internet development and services
company, NetCentral, in Nashville, Tennessee.