Rise in Booksellers

Discussion in 'Tea Room (Book Chat)' started by CatInASuit, January 15, 2022.

  1. CatInASuit

    CatInASuit Administrator Staff Member

    I know it's the Daily Mail, but the following story did make me a little bit happier with last year than I was expecting.

    The number of independent booksellers has risen for the fifth year in a row after twenty years of decline. It seems that Amazon has not managed to destroy them all, and in fact people are beginning to appreciate the humble bookshop.

    More details here: Independent booksellers are thriving and have grown for the FIFTH consecutive year after | Daily Mail Online

    So, any new bookshops arrived in your locale?
     
  2. Mine all mine

    Mine all mine Active Member

    Not yet. Fingers crossed it has books & takes crypto.
     
  3. Kindler

    Kindler Active Member

    Any increase is better than no increase, so it's good to hear.

    Not seen anything local, but I'm hoping the ones I used to visit are all still running.
     
  4. tirial

    tirial IT fixer extraordinaire

    Our last one closed four years ago. I miss it.
     

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