The Booksellers Association of the United Kingdom & Ireland Limited
This guide, written by two of the UK’s most successful independent booksellers, is an essential handbook for anyone thinking about starting a bookshop or in the early stages of setting up their business. There are chapters on finance, location, business structure, buying stock, fitting out the shop, festivals and events – and much more. There are also case-studies from many flourishing booksellers with full-colour photographs. The book is available in pdf format and a link to download it will be sent on receipt of payment.