How Book Depository’s closure could benefit Australian booksellers

Will Australian bookstores benefit from the end of Book Depository? Image supplied
Will Australian bookstores benefit from the end of Book Depository? Image supplied
The closure of Book Depository will have a ripple effect across the bookstore and bookselling industry in Australia, with experts and insiders suggesting that it will affect both bricks-and-mortar and online bookstores. The giant, UK based online book retailer – which is owned by parent company Amazon – is set to close at the end of the month, with the company stating that it would no longer take orders from April 26. Prior to its closure, it shipped to more than 120 countries and provided f

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