Wakefield indie to shut bricks and mortar bookshop and move focus online

Wakefield indie to shut bricks and mortar bookshop and move focus online

Wakefield indie Rickaro Books will close its bricks and mortar bookshop in March and move its focus to its website selling rare and antique books. 

Husband and wife team Richard and Carol Knowles set up shop Horbury in 2001 selling general stock including children's and local history books.  

Richard Knowles told The Bookseller: "It is with a very real sense of sadness that we have made the decision to close our shop and focus on the antiquarian side of the business. We opened some 19 years ago and it has always been and still is a profitable little business." 

Knowles, a former commerci...

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