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Longtime Victoria bookseller hands business to staff

Jul 10, 2014 | News, Uncategorized

What do you do when you’re 84 and own Canada’s most beautiful bookstore? And one that is thriving — no mean feat these days.

Sell it? You could. Close it? You could do that, too.

But if you’re Jim Munro, who for 50 years has run Munro’s Books in Victoria, B. C., you do something exceptional: you give the business to four of your staff.