Pre-Christmas bonanza for Germany's booksellers

Pre-Christmas bonanza for Germany's booksellers

German booksellers are experiencing a pre-Christmas bonanza and have become increasingly hopeful that a difficult 2020 could still end on a positive note — providing the government does not add more restrictions to the current partial lockdown which allows retailers to keep their businesses open. 

Going into the final stretch of the holiday season - which for German retailers ends at 2 p.m. on Christmas Eve and in a normal year accounts for about a quarter of annual turnover — booksellers have managed to cut down drastically on the sales loss accumulated during the strict lockdown in sprin...

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