Saturday, January 18, 2020

Waterstones founder feels no guilt over indie bookstores closing in light of Watertonses’ expansion

Sir Tim Waterstone feels no guilt over the closure of independent bookstores after Waterstones' aggressive expansion

Waterstones founder Sir Tim Waterstone, who founded the bookstore chain in 1982, told the BBC’s Desert Island Discs that the independent booksellers “had a shot” and feels no guilt over their closures after his chain’s aggressive expansion.

Sir Tim Waterstone feels no guilt over the closure of independent bookstores after Waterstones' aggressive expansion

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