Tesco gives a little help to independent bookshop
Supermarket points shoppers to Linghams in Wirral after manager complains about discounting to supermarket's chief executive
It's no secret that, faced with cutthroat competition from the supermarkets and Amazon, independent booksellers are struggling to survive. But in a cheering tale of Goliath giving David a hand, Tesco this week agreed to help out a small independent bookshop after its manager appealed to the supermarket's chief executive, Sir Terry Leahy.
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