Phil Carroll leaves Sainsbury's

Phil Carroll leaves Sainsbury's

Sainsbury’s book buying manager Phil Carroll has left the retailer after nine years. 

His departure follows a period of head office consultations at the supermarket, announced in January when the new boss Mike Coupe revealed 500 positions would go across its offices in London, Manchester and Coventry. 

A regular in the Bookseller 100 list, Carroll increased book sales year-on-year in his time at the grocer, leading it to win both Chain Bookseller of the year in 2011 and Children's Bookseller of the Year in 2014. 

The company has launched it's own children's publishing line, an annual Chi...

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