Booksellers concerned over opening date delay as Amazon ramps up

Booksellers concerned over opening date delay as Amazon ramps up

Booksellers are becoming increasingly concerned that the UK government still hasn't given them a definitive opening date, as Amazon's business starts to return to normal. The Booksellers Association m.d. Meryl Halls has described the situation as “incredibly frustrating for bookshops", saying it's "adding insult to injury" for booksellers to know that their online rival Amazon is getting back to normal while they remain in lockdown.

Amazon is now accepting shipments of non-essential goods at its warehouses again, according to the Wall Street Journal. Fulfilment centres are also taking “unl...

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