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5th October 2010

Today, British Bookshops and Stationers opens its 50th store in Exeter, Devon. During 2010 this Brighton - based retailer of Books, Stationery, cards, news and magazines has expanded with a new web site www.britishbookshops.co.uk and the opening of 11 new stores. The business now employs over 500 staff and is still based in Brighton.

British Bookshops and Stationers started life in 1938 as Sussex Stationers and grew during the 1980’s and 1990’s into a regional South East based chain, under the guidance of Michael Chowen and his brother Jonathon. In 2005 the company was sold to...

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