Independents optimistic despite Brexit and challenging high street environment

Independents optimistic despite Brexit and challenging high street environment

Brexit, environmental issues and Christmas trading are looming large in independent booksellers’ minds ahead of the annual Booksellers Association conference, which kicks off in Birmingham on Sunday (8th September).

Hundreds of booksellers will head to Conference Aston for the two-day event, with pre-orders, green bookselling, diversity and selling online all on the agenda. But as political uncertainty grips the UK, the shadow of Brexit is unavoidable, said BA president Nic Bottomley. "All you can do is try and run your business as effectively as possible and wait it out and hope that a no...

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