Australian book store bans group of dating coaches from entering building

One book store is taking to social media to shun a group of people from ever coming in and it may surprise you: dating coaches.

Kinokuniya Sydney, a Japan-based bookseller in a Australian recently flocked to Facebook on Jan. 23 to ban the coaches as well as their clients from its store.

The bookstore alleges it became a practice ground for “pick-up” techniques.


“It has come to our attention that a dating coaching company has been using our store to give their clients practical experience, much to our dismay,” Kinokuniya Sydney wrote.

“We apologize to any of our customers who have been approached in the store or had the negative experience of someone trying ‘pick-up’ techniques with them.”