Books-A-Million, Inc. is a book retailer located in the eastern United States. The Company operates both superstores and traditional bookstores. These stores range in size from 2,000 to 10,000 square feet and are located in enclosed malls. All store formats offer selection of sellers and other hardcover and paperback books, magazines, toys, games, electronics and gifts. In addition to these retail store formats, the Company offers products over the Internet at Booksamillion.com. The Company operates in three segments, including retail trade, electronic commerce trade, and real estate development and management. Retail trade segment includes its distribution center operations. In the electronic commerce trade segment, the Company is engaged in the retail sale of books and general merchandise over the Internet. Real estate development and management segment focuses on deriving revenues through developing and leasing commercial retail real estate for purposes of earning rental income.