'Huge relief' as PRH and Waterstones resolve dispute

'Huge relief' as PRH and Waterstones resolve dispute

Agents say they are relieved after Penguin Random House and Waterstones returned to “business as usual” following a dispute that saw the bookseller limit the visibility of PRH titles in its stores.

Waterstones had stopped including books from the publisher in its promotions, leaving them on shelves rather than displaying them prominently. Its Book of the Month selections had not included any PRH titles since before the turn of the year, while its recent Children's Book Prize did not include any PRH UK titles in the 18-book shortlists.

The dispute followed a limit placed on its credit by t...

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