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...

This is subscriber-only content

Not a subscriber? Get unrestricted access to all the news, charts, previews, data & analysis by subscribing from as little as £3 per week.

Why Subscribe?

Every issue of The Bookseller magazine

Unlimited access to (single user)

The Bookseller e-edition app for tablet and mobile

Subscriber-only newsletters

Twice yearly Buyer's Guides worth £50

Discounts on The Bookseller Awards and Conferences

Click here to subscribe now