R.J. Julia Booksellers in Madison offers Zoom tours for customers to browse their shelves in addition to traditional phone and email orders.
A bookstore is often a destination business, thus attracting a loyal following. Among popular independently owned bookstores in Connecticut is R.J. Julia Booksellers in Madison, celebrating its 30th anniversary this year. “It’s been an interesting year to put it lightly,” said Liz Bartek, marketing manager.
“It’s also been really amazing because we are very aware of the fact that it’s been a challenging year for many retail businesses, including bookstores. We have felt extremely fortunate that our customers have really supported us during this time.” less