Archive for January, 2009

2009 is still in its infancy and the high street is already showing the strain. We also anticipate a potentially difficult year’s trading ahead and it will be crucial to maintain our high levels of donated stock and also our volunteer numbers. Over the last few years we have been very fortunate with the consistent stream of excellent books the public have gifted us. In  the current climate we will need to rely on that generosity more than ever. How much the credit crunch will adversely/positively affect our business remains to be seen, but we believe with continued hard work on our part, and the continued excellent support of both our customer base and the public at large, we can do the work we need to do to meet our remit.  Your support is invaluable to us and we thank you for it.

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The First One

Hello online world. This is Oxfam Bookshops first foray into building an online presence. Our blog is a work in progress and over the coming months we will be continually adding content and linking to complimentary sites and organisations around the net. Our basic info can be found in the “About” section. More soon!


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