Bertrams confirms its future is under strategic review

Bertrams confirms its future is under strategic review

The future of the Bertrams wholesaling business is at risk following the sale of its online bookshop Wordery and the temporary closure of its book supply business as a result of the coronavirus lockdown.

A number of publishers have confirmed to The Bookseller that they have stopped or curtailed the supply of new books to the business as a result of unpaid bills, dating back to before the lockdown. The Sunday Times reported yesterday (3rd May) that the wholesaler will now appoint an administrator, confirming fears that have been spreading in the trade for some time.

Despite repeated reques...

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