Indie bookshops report Christmas sales boost

Independent bookshops have reported robust Christmas trading, with 72% saying sales increased on last year, reflecting a buoyant market for indie bookshops amid the best Christmas for physical book sales in five years. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-01-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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