Countdown is on as booksellers prepare to reopen in April

Countdown is on as booksellers prepare to reopen in April

Ahead of 12th April, when shops in England and Wales reopen, sellers are redecorating shops, launching new websites and coming up with innovative measures to attract customers, with one Scotland-based seller adding small fluffy animals to in-store children’s storytime sessions. 

James Daunt, m.d. of Waterstones, said staff are “all very keen to get back to work”. Commenting on how the shops will operate, he added: “We’re evidently experienced at running safe and sensible stores and we’ll carry on doing so. So nothing will change. There will be proper social distancing, good masks, barriers...

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