Thursday, January 03, 2013

Bookshop Numbers Halve In Seven Years

Book2Book Monday 31 Dec 2012

According to data from Experian there are only 1,878 high street bookshops left in Britain. As recently as 2005 there were 4,000 bookshops on our high streets – twice as many as there are now.Almost 400 bookshops have closed over the course of 2012 alone, a seven-fold increase in the number that shut in 2011.


Browse in a bookshop – before it’s too late 

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