Fri, 28/10/2011 - 08:35
Foyles has partnered with Monsoon Commerce to extend its online offer to include rare, second-hand and out-of-print books.
The new partnership will allow Foyles website customers access to 14 million titles from sellers around the world.
Sam Husain, c.e.o. of Foyles, said: "Since re-launching our website in 2010 we have...
Wed, 05/10/2011 - 09:00
Foyles will close its One New Change branch when its lease expires in April 2012 to "free up resources" for its forthcoming Stratford branch and recently opened Bristol shop.
The booksellers at Foyles One New Change will be redeployed within the company. Rebecca Hart, formerly a buyer for Royal Festival Hall and St Pancras...
Mon, 13/06/2011 - 09:00
Foyles bookshop is to open its seventh branch near the site of the 2012 Olympics in the new Westfield Stratford City shopping centre.
The family-owned bookseller, which has its flagship store on Charing Cross Road, central London, will launch its latest shop in the Westfield Stratford City, dubbed "Europe's largest urban...
Mon, 11/04/2011 - 09:06
The publisher behind The Bookseller is launching an ambitious new quarterly consumer book magazine and website this June, We Love This Book.
The magazine will look at what to read each season. Distributed free to readers via independent bookshops, small chains like Foyles, libraries and festivals, it will have a 100,000 circulation...
Mon, 21/03/2011 - 08:57
Foyles has bought Grant & Cutler with the foreign language bookshop moving to the independent's flagship store on Charing Cross Road.
Grant & Cutler had traded on Great Marlborough Street in central London and recently celebrated its 75th anniversary. It stocked more than 40,000 books, DVDs, CDs, games and software...
Fri, 04/03/2011 - 09:20
Foyles flagship bookshop will stock more books on the ground floor and provide easier access for customers when it moves down the road to a site almost twice its current size.
The bookseller announced its plan to move down the street to 107–109 Charing Cross Road on Monday (28th February), after Noved Investment Holdings,...
Thu, 06/01/2011 - 09:04
Foyles c.e.o. Sam Husain is anticipating a "challenging" 2011 due to the tough economic climate, making this prediction in his response to The Bookseller's Christmas Trading survey.
London's largest indie bookseller will also be signing up to Google e-books once it launches in the UK this year, if, as expected...
Sun, 12/12/2010 - 09:45
Bloomsbury has signed up to Google eBooks ready for its launch in the UK next year, as the internet giant confirmed it is in talks with the Booksellers Association ahead of bringing the platform to Europe.
The new cloud-based service enables customers to buy e-books through Google eBooks, participating retailers and publishers...
Mon, 04/10/2010 - 08:30
Foyles is to open a 'booktique' shop at the end of the month, the fifth Foyles bookshop to open in the capital.
The new shop will open at the new retail hub One New Change near St Paul's cathedral on 28th October. The store will have over 6,000 titles in 1,300 sq ft of retail space. Customers will also be able to order from...
Thu, 23/09/2010 - 09:41
Foyles c.e.o. Sam Husain has backed Hachette's decision to switch e-books to the agency pricing model claiming it will "stabilise the market".
Hachette's move to the agency pricing model this week has led to its e-books being removed from websites of Waterstone's, W H Smith, Tesco and The Book Depository, as well as...