Academic year proceeds without books, sellers face losses

With the pandemic, subsequent lockdown, and online classes, bookstores on Avenue Road that sell academic textbooks face financial losses.  Bengaluru: Book stores on Avenue Road that sell academic textbooks are facing huge losses because the pandemic has stopped students from buying textbooks.  Srikanth, now a final year engineering student, did not buy textbooks for the […]

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Bookshops write a new chapter with door deliveries

Shopkeepers have found a way to deliver products to their customers at their doorstep using online means. Book stores and stationeries in Bangalore have been struggling to cope with losses of more than 50 per cent since the onset of the pandemic.  To this battle, rise in online shopping has added its bit. Padamaram, a […]

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Weeks after re-opening, Daryaganj book-market fears shutdown

The bustling crowds of the book-market have been replaced by vast empty spaces with only a few buyers and sellers in view.   Delhi: Due to low footfall and high operational costs, the Daryaganj book market faces a permanent shutdown. Booksellers said their sales figures ranged from Rs. 5,000 – 10,000 per day before COVID-19; after […]

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