Bertrams steps up returns


Bertrams'decision to reduce the range of titles it stocks could generate six-figure returns notes, publishers warned this week. Some predicted that the move, revealed in The Bookseller last week, would hand Internet booksellers' business to the company's wholesaling competitors.</p><p>

Informed sources have been shocked by early returns quantities, some running into six figures at retail value.</p><p>
Julian Rivers, Bertrams' deputy chief executive, admitted returns had increased, but added that the decision to delist titles was taken to free warehouse space and reduce the number of tim...

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