Fri, 02/02/2007 - 18:26
Senior retailers have entreated publishers to stand aside and let booksellers be the first port of call for consumers looking for digital products. The demands came at the Booksellers Association's digitisation summit, which drew together 30 senior retailers and publishers to discuss the way forward for books in the digital world.
Since he took the top job at Waterstone's in January, Dominic Myers has been mastering the detail of the business and has now unveiled the broad strokes of how he intends to reinvigorate Waterstone's.
By sheer coincidence Blackwell, a business Myers ran for three years up to 2005, has unveiled its latest figures, showing a loss of £9m on...