Tagged: James Daunt

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

Daunt Books Chelsea in redevelopment threat

Daunt Books in Chelsea may have to move after more than 10 years if a planning application to redevelop the building block is granted tonight... Read more

Daunt slams 'crushing consistency' in chain bookselling

Waterstones m.d. James Daunt emphasised the necessity of giving power to individual store managers in bookshop chains, calling the "crushing" consistency exemplified by chain stores like... 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

Waterstones' retail director McShane departs after 17 years

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

Waterstones to open shops in 'double figures' in 2017

Waterstones will aim to open at least 10 new shops in 2017, its m.d James Daunt has told The Bookseller, after the chain made its first... Read more

Waterstones back in the black after five years

Waterstones has reported a profit for the first time under the ownership of Russian businessman Alexander Mamut and direction of its m.d. James Daunt.... Read more

Pictures of the week

This week's pictures feature a musician, a TV chef, a book-themed ice sculpture and more than a weeks worth of calories in cake. ... Read more

Waterstones, Blackwell's and indies report Christmas sales rise

Waterstones, Blackwell’s, Stanfords and independent booksellers have all reported strong Christmas book sales, with titles such as Five on Brexit Island and the GCHQ Puzzle... Read more

A year in review: 2016's biggest stories

From politics to Potter, we take a look at some of the biggest stories in UK publishing in 2016. Read more

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