Tagged: Waterstones

Life after Waterstones

Philip Jones considers the future of Foyles, following Waterstones' shock acquisition. Read more

The perfect Foyle?

Julia Kingsford considers the positives and negatives of Waterstones' recent acquisition of Foyles for both parties. Read more

Heed the parents

Philip Jones says that both Waterstones and Connect Books don't need rescuing, just nurturing. Read more

Quick, quick, back

Philip Jones looks at back at predictions for the future of e-book retail. Read more

Retail on the edge

Philip Jones on how the “designer bookshop” is becoming central to how high streets are reinventing themselves in the 21st century. Read more

DIY publicity

In 30 years of shop-floor bookselling, I have seen bulbous reputations rise . . . and pop. Below the hum of the launch party lies... Read more

Bea Carvalho made Waterstones fiction buyer

Bea Carvalho has been appointed general fiction buyer at Waterstones, replacing Chris White. Read more

Daunt wants Waterstones to move to firm sale model

Waterstones boss James Daunt has told independent publishers he would like to move away from a returns model to a firm sale model. Read more

Shock and mixed reactions as trade absorbs Foyles news

Publishers, agents and other booksellers have expressed widespread shock at the news on Friday (7th September) that Waterstones has bought Foyles. Read more

Waterstones unveils 'more generous' loyalty card

Waterstones has today unveiled a new, “more generous” loyalty card, the Waterstones Plus, which has been developed in-house by the chain’s booksellers. Read more

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