Fri, 08/03/2013 - 15:06
Irish bookseller Hughes & Hughes is to close its Dundrum branch this Sunday (10th March), with eight staff facing redundancy.
The company made the announcement on its website today (8th March) thanking customers for their loyalty over the last five years of trade....
Tue, 25/10/2011 - 07:50
Hughes & Hughes has opened a branch in a former Dublin Waterstone’s store, creating 14 jobs.
The bookseller claimed the outlet in Dublin’s Jervis Centre is the country’s first pop-up bookshop. The 6,000 square-metre space covers two floors and sells books, games, toys and stationery.
Tue, 19/10/2010 - 08:30
Hughes and Hughes, the Irish bookseller that went into receivership in February, has relaunched its website.
The site, www.hughesandhughes.ie, does not currently offer books for sale. However, it offers staff picks, details about a new reward card that offers 10% in points on...
Sun, 05/09/2010 - 07:50
Irish bookshop chain Hughes & Hughes has today reopened its store in Dundalk, County Louth.
Former manager Ellie Winters has rejoined the shop and has seven members of staff. The opening brings to six the number of Hughes & Hughes bookshops now re-opened by holding company Sivota.
M.d. Derek Hughes said it was "very...
Thu, 03/06/2010 - 14:30
Hughes & Hughes managing director Derek Hughes has said he is optimistic about opening new branches of the resurrected chain after five stores reopened this week with the help of a new backer.
The Irish bookchain collapsed in February but...
Tue, 01/06/2010 - 06:59
Hughes & Hughes high street stores are beginning to reopen for business after its founder Derek Hughes put together a new investor group to run the business, reports the Irish Times. A note on the H&H website, which is not currently active, confirms that a company called Sivota Ltd has bought the assets of the business,...
Sun, 23/05/2010 - 08:02
The Hughes & Hughes bookstore in Dublin suburb Dundrum has reopened, Irish Publishing News is reporting.
Staff at the Dundrum Centre confirmed to Irish PN that the store was open. According to...
Wed, 28/04/2010 - 08:30
Hughes & Hughes has gone into liquidation with debts estimated at €15m, according to a report in the Irish Times.
Hughes & Hughes owes about €9m to its only secured creditor, Ulster Bank, which appointed a receiver to the company in February. But it also owes more than €6.4m to unsecured creditors,...
Thu, 15/04/2010 - 08:50
The original founder of Irish bookchain Hughes & Hughes has put together a group of investors, in a bid to re-open some of the retailer's Dublin stores.
The Irish Times reports that Derek Hughes is one of "a number...
Thu, 04/03/2010 - 08:55
Hughes & Hughes stores in Dublin and Cork airports will continue to trade on a day to day basis while the receiver searches for a buyer, according to a member of the receiver's team.
Noel Brown, a member of David Carson's team at Deloitte, said all 80 staff at the six Dublin Airport stores and an unconfirmed number at the...