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Philip Jones looks at back at predictions for the future of e-book retail. Read more

Retail on the edge

Philip Jones how the “designer bookshop” is becoming central to how high streets are reinventing themselves in the 21st century. Read more

DIY publicity

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

Daunt: Waterstones 'not put off' opening more unbranded stores

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 unveils 20th anniversary plans

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

Retail wars begin as Pullman shoots to number one in pre-orders

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

Long-awaited Philip Pullman series The Book of Dust revealed

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

Trade hails Waterstones Children's Book of the Month impact

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

Waterstones Children’s Book Prize shortlists offer 'optimism in uncertain times'

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 McShane departs after 17 years

Waterstones’ retail director Rik McShane has left the company after 17 years. Read more

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