Q&A: Why it’s a great time to work in books

Over the last few months, Jon Page went from being a buyer for Dymocks’ iconic flagship store in Sydney, to buying for online shoppers nationwide. Now, he’s the general manager of the 90-year-old George Street store, said to be the largest book and stationery store in the country. Here, he talks about the slow return of CBD shoppers and how Covid-19 finally put an end to the debate over the death of bookstores. Inside Retail: As a journalist, I might be biased, but working with books or in a