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Periplus, a Place to Get the Best Imported Books

Spectr News Theme Isny Dewi R.
22, August 2019
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For book fans, bookstore is like their 'second home'. There they can find some books they want, add their collection of books, or just look at the latest books. In addition to conventional bookstores that are already familiar to our ears, Jakarta also stores several imported bookstores that have quite complete book collections. One of them is Periplus.

This imported bookstore was founded in 1985 to provide high-quality imported books and magazines to readers in Indonesia. Through the years, Periplus has grown and now they have over 45 retails in strategic shopping areas around Indonesia including airports. Periplus provides the latest imported books and magazines in an attractive environment. The staffs are also knowledgeable and always ready to help.

The books they sale also varied, ranging from books about business, art and photography, fiction literature, religion, novel, health and body care, comic, cooking, interior design, law, social relation, computer, biography, to children books. Children books and books about business become the most sought after books at Periplus. However, the majority of visitors are young people.

The price of books in Periplus ranges from Rp 29 thousand to Rp. 3.5 million. Usually what makes a book expensive is its hard cover. To attract more visitors, management usually providing discount promo every month in the range of 10 to 50%. They also give discount for books that haven’t been sold for a long time every month.

In Jakarta, you can find this bookstore at Soekarno-Hatta International Airport, Halim Perdana Kusuma Airport, Pondok Indah Mall, Plaza Indonesia, Plaza Senayan, Gandaria City, Kemang, Lotte Shopping Avenue, and Mall Kelapa Gading. Periplus also has an online store, for those who may not have time to buy their favorite books directly at its offline store.

Isny Dewi R.
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