Booksellers ‘delighted’ with busy first day’s trading

Booksellers ‘delighted’ with busy first day’s trading

Bookshops across the UK have said they experienced a successful first day back after lockdown, with booksellers reporting queues ahead of trading hours and consistent selling across all areas, and Maggie O'Farrell's Hamnet flagged as a particularly hot title for customers. 

Rebecca MacAlister, Blackwells' Oxford area manager, said: "We have had an amazing day! From the moment we opened, our customers, both old and new, have been coming through our doors, delighted to be back and we have been delighted to welcome them back. The sheer joy we have seen and the wonderful words that we have rec...

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