Philip Jones looks at back at predictions for the future of e-book retail.
Philip Jones how the “designer bookshop” is becoming central to how high streets are reinventing themselves in the 21st century.
In 30 years of shop-floor bookselling, I have seen bulbous reputations rise . . . and pop. Below the hum of the launch party lies... Read more
Waterstones m.d. James Daunt has told The Bookseller he has received “endless” emails from members of the public urging the chain to open unbranded shops in their... Read more
World Book Day is introducing a raft of new projects to mark its 20th anniversary on Thursday 2nd March. Booksellers are also gearing up to... Read more
Less than 24 hours after the announcement that Philip Pullman is to release a new epic fantasy series entitled The Book of Dust, the first volume has... Read more
Twenty-two years after the release of the first book in His Dark Materials trilogy, Philip Pullman is set to release a new three-part series to... Read more
Sales of books included in Waterstones‘ Children’s Book of the Month promotion in 2016 totalled 327,854 units through Nielsen BookScan, demonstrating the retailer’s influence in shaping... Read more
The 18-strong shortlists for the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize 2017 show a strong presence from independent Chicken House as well as publishers Hachette and Penguin... Read more
Waterstones’ retail director Rik McShane has left the company after 17 years.