Waterstones closes Economists' Bookshop and Lincoln Exchange branch

Waterstones closes Economists' Bookshop and Lincoln Exchange branch

Waterstones is closing The Economists' Bookshop in central London and its Lincoln Exchange branch.

Originally founded in 1947, the Economists' Bookshop was initially sponsored by The Economist magazine and the London School of Economics before moving under the Waterstones umbrella in 1992. Situated in Clare Market in Holborn, it served as a campus bookshop at the heart of the London School of Economics.

A Waterstones spokesperson said: “For untold numbers of students, the Economists’ has been their valued academic and cultural touchstone. Our team at our Gower Street academic flagship loo...

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