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Jessica Walker

Managing Partner, Munro's Books

Jessica Walker is the managing partner at Munro’s Books in Victoria, BC. Founded by Jim Munro and his wife Alice in 1963, Munro’s Books is proud to be named as one of the world’s best bookstores by National Geographic, and appears on many lists of beautiful bookshops to visit. Walker joined the staff of Munro’s Books in 2000, and took over the store with three fellow staff members in 2014.

Before joining Munro’s, she worked for many years at Blackberry Books in Vancouver, managing the 4th Avenue and Granville Island locations. She also worked at the UBC Bookstore, Barbara-jo’s Books to Cooks, and with sales representatives Kate Walker and Company (now Ampersand Book and Gift).

Jessica's Sessions

Panel: Retailers Bridging the Digital Divide

Auditorium Rooms A, B & C
Join a panel of bookselling professionals from across the country to discuss the pressing issues affecting the trade in 2018, including drawing increasingly digital-minded customers to a bricks-and-mortar experience, engaging with publisher suppliers in new and innovative ways, and testing new models for retail. Moderated by Serah-Marie McMahon.
TF: Bookselling
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