BA calls for trade support as bookshops gear up for 15th June reopening

BA calls for trade support as bookshops gear up for 15th June reopening

The Booksellers Association has called for publishers to support the sector in getting back to business after Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced yesterday (25th May) that stores could reopen from 15th June.

The Prime Minister said outdoor markets and car showrooms would reopen from 1st June, followed by all other “non-essential” retailers, including bookshops, two weeks later provided they were Covid-19 secure.

He added the reopenings still hinged on whether the UK continued to make progress in its fight against coronavirus. Shops will also only be able to raise the shutters if they h...

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