Blackwell's drops click and collect in almost all stores as lockdown hits

Blackwell's drops click and collect in almost all stores as lockdown hits

Blackwell's is the latest bookseller to announce it has closed its stores during the new lockdown and will not be offering click and collect, with the exception of its Oxford branch.

Yesterday (5th January) Waterstones annnounced it was shuttering all its branches temporarily and furloughing staff, aside from some at some larger stores which will help with website fulfilment.

Blackwell's c.e.o. David Prescott has now confirmed his chain is taking a similar approach, closing stores and furloughing affected staff.

He told The Bookseller: “We will offer click and collect from Oxford Broad S...

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