Bookshops may close

Borders and Angus & Robertson bookstores could begin closing across the country by the weekend with staff made redundant, as the administrators to the failed business try to stem the losses and save the group. Continue reading at 'The Sydney Morning Herald'

[ The Sydney Morning Herald | 2011-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]

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Totnes Bookshop closes in box office development plan

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V&A to close dedicated bookshop and cut 10% of staff as Covid-19 hits finances

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Shrewsbury's Button & Bear children's bookshop to close

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