UK firms seek to avoid printing and shipping hold-ups as a result of Brexit

UK firms seek to avoid printing and shipping hold-ups as a result of Brexit

Brexit turmoil is forcing UK publishers to prepare for potential supply chain delays, with measures taken including printing titles months in advance and offering European distributors discounts as an enticement for stocking up.

At the time The Bookseller went to press, the UK was still officially due to leave the European Union on 29th March, although a delay may be agreed in Brussels after months of deadlock (contingent on the deal passing). That would mean the threat of "no deal" has retreated for now, but book publishers, like other UK industries, are still in the dark over what happen...

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