BA welcomes Gardners expansion as helping to ‘stabilise the landscape’

BA welcomes Gardners expansion as helping to ‘stabilise the landscape’

Meryl Halls, Booksellers Association m.d., has welcomed the news that Gardners has bought Bertrams' assets, suggesting that high street booksellers and local employment will directly benefit. 

Gardners revealed on Friday (10th July) that it had taken on the Bertrams warehouse in Norwich after buying the assets to give it extra warehouse capacity in addition to its Eastbourne operation, allowing it to continue to expand its range and stockholding.

“We are happy to see anything that helps to stabilise the landscape for high street booksellers”, Halls told The Bookseller in reaction. “It loo...

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