New era for Rainbow Nation chain

New era for Rainbow Nation chain

When Benjamin Trisk describes himself as the third best bookseller in the world, somehow you believe him. Trisk is chief executive of South African chain Exclusive Books, having bought the company in autumn 2013. The development marked a return to the sector for Trisk after a 30-year hiatus.

In a letter to staff sent after the acquisition, he wrote: “This is more than just a transaction for me. It is a personal journey returning a national asset to a home in which the passion is books and the cultural repository that they represent.”

Trisk began his bookselling career with Exclusive Boo...

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