Chain store horrors

September 18, 2005

In the Guardian, Tim Adams bemoans the shrinking selection and big budget marketing fees wrought by ongoing consolidation in the British bookselling industry (taking their cues from the American chain stores, it seems.) Behind this trend is the head buyer of Waterstone’s, a man named Scott Pack.

(via Using Books Weblog)

created The Millions and is its publisher. He and his family live in New Jersey.

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