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Independent Bookshops 'Need To Offer More'

Posted at 8:49PM Thursday 03 Jul 2014

Independent bookshops need to make readers feel special in order to compete in the internet age, say book trade experts.

"The future of independent bookshops is not about selling books," said writer and digital consultant Nicholas Lovell.

"They'll do it by selling to people the 'idea' of being a reader."

His comments came during The Great Bookshop Debate in London, a key event of Independent Booksellers Week, which ends on Saturday.


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