Ed Armitage departs Waterstones

Ed Armitage departs Waterstones

Waterstones e-commerce director Ed Armitage has left the bookshop chain.

M.d. James Daunt said Armitage, who joined Waterstones from craft and gift retailer Hobbycraft in May last year, had left "to pursue other interests". He added: "We are grateful to him for his work over the year that he has been with us. His replacement will be announced in due course."

The e-commerce operation at Waterstones encompasses the loyalty card and social media as well as book sales. Daunt told The Bookseller the retailer was preparing for a busy period in the area, with a small internal development team fo...

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