Small Business Profile: Paperback Trade Inn is an Escape into the Land of Fictional Reading
With Small Business Saturday coming up this weekend, Patch will be highlighting a different Clawson business each day this week.
Clawson is comprised of dozens of small businesses, which help give the city its character.
Each has something unique to offer and keeps customers coming back for more.
In honor of Small Business Saturday on Nov. 24, we will be featuring a profile on a different business each day leading up to Saturday, the day that celebrates them all.
Today, we take a look at Paperback Trade Inn, owned by Christi Molitor.
Name: Paperback Trade Inn
Location: 145 East Fourteen Mile Road
Years in Clawson: 30+
What does your business sell? "New and used books- cookbooks, full-line fiction, books for kids, book covers (soft and hard) and over 30 new fairy garden trinkets and garden gnomes ($4.99-$7.99). We also have miniature gardens for sale ranging from $20-$35."
What does your business embody? "Paperback Trade Inn is for people that love fiction; this is a place for them to come."
What is your favorite part about having a business in Clawson? "I like Clawson a lot and the friendliness of the city. You get to know your customers really well."
Will you offer any deals for Small Business Saturday? "While there will be no specific sales for Small Business Saturday offered at the Paperback Trade Inn, there will be discounts on cookbooks, as well as holiday book covers for sale."
For more information on Paperback Trade Inn, call the store at 248-307-0226 or visit its website.