Tue, 30/04/2013 - 15:30
Barnes & Noble is offering the Nook Simple Touch e-reader for £29 for a limited period in an attempt to boost its UK footprint.
The price point, down from £79, beats the Amazon Kindle and Kobo equivalent by around £20-30, and will be offered through all partner retailers including Foyles, Blackwell's, John...
Mon, 07/01/2013 - 07:35
John Lewis has reported a 45% increase in sales of e-readers over the Christmas period, compared to the same time last year, with "explosive growth" in sales of new tablet products.
Sales of electrical goods and home technology, including Kindle, Nook, Kobo and Apple e-readers and tablets, were up by 30.9% overall at the...
Tue, 27/11/2012 - 15:38
Children's publisher Nosy Crow has partnered with John Lewis to create a picture book of the retailer's hit TV ad about a loving snowman.
In the ad, a snowman makes a long and arduous journey to John Lewis to fetch a Christmas present for his snowgirl beloved. The Snowman's Journey will be sold exclusively by the...
Thu, 15/11/2012 - 08:17
A leading retail m.d. has said the government must "address the Amazon problem" in order to prevent other businesses paying full tax going out of business.
In the Times today [15th November], John Lewis m.d. Andy Street is reported as saying that John Lewis could be put out of business if foreign multinationals...
Tue, 28/08/2012 - 11:13
John Lewis has been named as the first retailer to sell Barnes & Noble’s Nook e-reader in the UK.
B&N said the retailer, with 37 stores in the UK, will sell B&N’s e-ink nook devices, the Nook Simple Touch and the Simple Touch with Glowlight, in its stores and on its website. A date was not given for when the...
Thu, 08/09/2011 - 16:15
Waterstone’s is understood to be setting up a publisher liaison team to manage its relationship with publishers. The team will be separate from the buying team and is thought to consist of around eight people.
The Bookseller understands that each of the five big publishers (Random House, Hachette, HarperCollins, Pan...
Thu, 06/03/2008 - 06:33
John Lewis is cutting back on the range of fiction it stocks in the face of increasing competition from supermarkets and high street chains. The move is understood to stem from the store's increasing inability to meet its "Never Knowingly Undersold" promise.
John Lewis' book buying department said in a statement: "...