Foyles marks anniversary of popular Waterloo branch

Foyles marks anniversary of popular Waterloo branch

Foyles Waterloo is set to celebrate its first anniversary with games, offers and prizes for customers. 

The London train station store turns one next week and will celebrate this Saturday (7th February) by running a birthday tombola between 2pm and 5pm, in which customers have chance to win prizes including books donated by Penguin Random House, Foyles gift cards and money off customer shops. The store will also offer 50% off the hardback edition of Faber’s poetry anthology Train Songs, exclusively in store at Foyles Waterloo. 

A spokesperson for the bookseller said: “Our sparkling gem of a shop on the bustling concourse of Waterloo has turned one already. To say thank you for all of the support and commendable dedication to book-buying we're running a birthday tombola open to all.”

Despite only being open for a year, Foyles Waterloo has become the second highest performing in the Foyles estate, second only to the 37,000 sqft flagship store on London’s Charing Cross Road. 

The company’s estate is currently in flux, with its Westfield White City store closing at the end of January and the announcement the firm will open a premises in Birmingham for the first time in September, located in the new New Street station

Foyles also revealed last week that the company’s c.e.o, Sam Husain, is to retire on his 68th birthday in April, to be replaced by former Hamley’s c.o.o Paul Currie.