Booksellers begin to reopen with caution and excitement

Booksellers begin to reopen with caution and excitement

Booksellers across the country are welcoming the public back into their shops for the first time since the lockdown began with a mixture of excitement and trepidation, with Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak making a visit to Waterstones Victoria over the weekend. 

Meryl Halls, managing director for the Booksellers Association, said: “As we slowly exit lockdown, there is an understandable sense of caution amongst booksellers who are facing a very different landscape upon reopening, having to adapt to government guidelines and safety measures.

“However, booksellers have dealt with the...

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