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Virtual meetings spur sales in books for backgrounds

BBC News: “Bookbarn International sells and lends books in bulk that have featured in programmes such as His Dark Materials. Company CEO Nick Bates said people were buying from him to enhance the background of their Zoom calls. The Bristol-based firm said demand from home workers had risen from a handful of enquiries to ten sales per week. Some customers “have grown a bit tired of those automated backgrounds,” Mr Bates said. Sometimes they order a shelf of books. Other times it’s a whole home library, he added. The firm has almost a million books in stock at one time and customers create their own collections based on particular subjects, titles or the look of the covers…”

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