Tagged: Waterstones

Balancing the books

Kurde Atfield, manager of Waterstones in Horsham, calls for perspective as real living wage campaigners pile pressure on Waterstones m.d. James Daunt.    ... Read more

'I wanted the Waterstone’s stores to be the most civilised and welcoming places in the world'

In an extract from his memoir, Waterstones founder Tim Waterstone describes the early days of the chain's creation.   Read more

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

Pictures of the week

Walker Books celebrate 30 years of We're Going on a Bear Hunt in this week's pictures round-up, while Stephen Fry hosts Hay Festival Foundation's annual... Read more

Daunt 'sympathetic' after two-hour meeting with real living wage campaigners

Waterstones m.d. James Daunt has said he is "sympathetic" to the real living wage campaign, after sitting down with booksellers for two hours to discuss the... Read more

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