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Mr B's Emporium crowdfunds for 'bigger, bolder' shop

posted on 10 Oct 2018

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Mr B's Emporium in Bath is crowdfunding to expand its premises, with plans for "something that shows kids, and reminds grown-ups, how exciting reading can be and that shows the high street is very much alive and kicking".

Seizing the opportunity presented by a forthcoming vacancy in the shop's adjacent premises at 13 John Street, currently occupied by a gallery, Mr B's owner Nic Bottomley has launched a crowdfunding campaign online to raise £45,000 to enable it to take on the lease this autumn to expand without relocating. The new lease will allow the shop to gain as much as 55% extra floor space, with which it can stock more titles and host new events.

Read the full article on this link to The Bookseller