China's Bookstore Wins the Bookstore of the Year Award at London Book Fair 2019
On March 13, 2019, at the awards ceremony of the London Book Fair (LBF) International Excellence Awards, Fang Suo Commune won the "Bookstore of the Year Award for 2019", which is the first time that a Chinese bookstore has won this important award.
Bookstore of the Year Award of LBF International Excellence Awards annually selects independent bookstores or chain bookstores outside the UK. In addition to the stress of the book's public influence and activity, it takes into consideration of the bookstore's focus, event organization and planning ability, the display of books, the professional qualities of employees, the creativity of space and atmosphere, as well as brand innovation capability. In 2011, Fang Suo's first store opened in Guangzhou, China. Fang Suo Commune in Taikoo-Li, Chengdu, is the second store in the country, which opened in January 2015.