Retailers must work together to save UK high street, Bird tells BA conference

Booksellers must pull together with other retailers in their community to increase footfall and save the British high street, the Booksellers Association conference heard on Sunday. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-08 23:26:25 UTC ]
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