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Family Books looking for new owner
David Brassington, who founded Family time together away from the business.” bookshop. David can certainly recommend
Books in Keynsham, Somerset, in 1983, is The shop has a wide customer base and the life of a bookstore owner, especially
now looking for a buyer for the business as is also a friendly meeting place for many and being at the heart of a community.
he moves into retirement. varied people. David is hoping that there is Interested parties should contact
David has developed the business over someone out there who would be prepared David on 0117 986 8747 or at david@
25 years into a well-respected niche retailer to take on the challenge of running a familybooks.co.uk
in the town - and prides himself in being
able to source any sort of book in print.
David says, “For nearly 25 years Family
Books has been trading in Keynsham as
an independent bookshop with a Christian
emphasis. But we endeavour to supply
any available books for customers to save
them having to go into Bristol or Bath.”
This is not the first time David has tried
to find a buyer for the business. In 1998,
after the death of his wife Janet, David put
the business up for sale and one of the
interested parties, June, eventually became
David’s 2nd wife; they will celebrate their
10th anniversary soon and David says, “The
time has come for us both to enjoy more
David Brassington
Book sales continue slide in USA
Sales of religious books in the USA Association of American Publishers (AAP), down by 8.1% for the year. Sales in June
decreased 9.3% in July, continuing a year as reported by Christian Retailing. were down 22% for the sector, compared
long trend as overall book sales increased Sales for religious books in July were to last year, continuing the downturn in the
by 2% to $1.54 billion, according to The $42.4 million, with the category's sales first six months of the year.
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