Why booksellers are winning

The recent success of the Independent Booksellers Week has underlined the extraordinary achievement of owner-operated book stores in the face of the lockdowns. During the week, the reading community came out in force to support their local indie book shops, and many owners reported healthy footfall and strong sales during the week.

Despite the most challenging of circumstances, the Booksellers Association says that its independent membership actually grew by 7 per cent in 2020, which is an almost incredible result.

Skip to content