Mixed picture for indies as decline slows

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Fri, 11/02/2011 - 16:13 The rate of decline of independent bookshops slowed in 2010, according to Booksellers Association numbers, despite the testing conditions on the high street and increasing competition from digital. Nearly one indie bookshop a week opened in 2010—though 72 shops closed, meaning that there has been a third consecutive year of shrinkage. read more Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Mixed picture for indies as decline slows

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Fri, 11/02/2011 - 16:13 The rate of decline of independent bookshops slowed in 2010, according to Booksellers Association numbers, despite the testing conditions on the high street and increasing competition from digital. Nearly one indie bookshop a... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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