Mon, 10/02/2014 - 09:20
Foyles' new Waterloo Station store opened at 7a.m. on Saturday (8th February) to queues of people waiting outside the door.
Two hundred limited edition Foyles at Waterloo goodie bags were given to the first customers, and manager Patrizia Sorrentino told The Bookseller that the first title to sell was Love Monster...
Wed, 29/01/2014 - 13:01
Foyles has appointed the current managing director of London’s Bond Street Development Group, Beverley Aspinall, as a non-executive director on its board.
Aspinall focuses on business improvements to Bond Street in her three-day-a-week role and will now also act as a retail advisor to Foyles.
She was previously the m.d...
Fri, 17/01/2014 - 08:45
The creation of a single Penguin Random House UK Children's division under m.d. Francesca Dow will be a "genuinely complementary process" which will not reduce the commitment to editorial diversity, PRH UK c.e.o. Tom Weldon has told The Bookseller.
Weldon also said that the move was a response to the "...
Mon, 13/01/2014 - 15:20
Tom Weldon, c.e.o. Penguin Random House UKLessons from 2013 include: the shift to online sales is further squeezing the...Anthony Forbes Watson | Bookseller News Team | Charlie Redmayne | David Prescott | Home | James Daunt | Nicola Solomon | Nigel Newton | Sam Husain | Stephen Page | Tim Godfray | Tim Hely Hutchinson | Tom WeldonThu, 09/01/2014 - 08:45
Foyles has reported a 0.4% like-for-like increase in sales over the Christmas trading period in December.
The company said sales performed well in the three weeks before Christmas, up 0.1% on 2012 and increased further in the week before Christmas, up 0.68% compared to the equivalent period last year.
Foyles said...Thu, 21/11/2013 - 08:30
Foyles has seen a drop in profits and revenue for the financial year ended 30th June 2013.
The book chain, which has five branches in London and one in Bristol, reported pre-tax profits of £83,294, a decline of 45% on 2012's profits of £152,552.
Turnover has also dropped slightly, standing at £22.9m, down...Fri, 25/10/2013 - 09:18
UK booksellers have called for VAT on e-books to be scrapped in the week that the European Commission announced the creation of an expert group to explore taxation in the digital economy.
Waterstones managing director James Daunt, Foyles chief executive Sam Husain and The Book People chief executive Seni Glaister have all endorsed...Wed, 03/07/2013 - 09:00
Shock and emotion from staff is the trade's dominant reaction to the news yesterday (2nd July) that Victoria Barnsley is to leave her role as chief executive of HarperCollins UK and International at the end of the week.
Within HarperCollins, staff...Mon, 01/07/2013 - 10:39
Industry members have welcomed the confirmation this morning (1st July) of the Penguin Random House merger completion and the announcement of its new organisational...Tue, 14/05/2013 - 09:30
Random House has won the Publisher of the Year accolade at the Bookseller Industry Awards 2013, while Foyles has been awarded National Bookseller of the Year for the second year running. The 2013 Gerry Davies Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Book Trade was given to Rachel Russell.
A black-tie event held at London's Park...