Bullish Scottish indies report sales rises in 2017

Scottish booksellers have trumpeted a strong year of trade in 2017, despite economic uncertainty and competition from online retailers. Rosamund de la Hey, The Mainstreet Trading Company, Golden Hare Books, Lighthouse Bookshop, Mairi Oliver, Marie Moser, The Edinburgh Bookshop Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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