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

posted on 10 Oct 2018


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