Tagged: Waterstones

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

Waterstones abandons ‘indie branding’ in Edinburgh following outcry

Waterstones has U-turned on its decision to brand a new branch in Edinburgh "Stockbridge Books", following an outcry from a nearby independent bookseller.... Read more

Golden Hare manager slams Waterstones' plans for nearby store

The manager of Edinburgh retailer Golden Hare Books has hit out at Waterstones’ plans to open an unbranded store nearby. Read more

Waterstones to open Stockbridge Books in Edinburgh

Waterstones is set to open another bookshop in Edinburgh in spring 2019, called Stockbridge Books. Read more

What lies ahead for the new version of Waterstones

Industry figures have outlined their hopes and fears for Waterstones following its acquisition by hedge fund Elliott Advisors last week. Read more

Daunt: 'Website and Hub will be investment priorities' 

Investment in the Waterstones’ website, the Hub and growing its related product range are key priorities for the business under its new ownership, chief executive... Read more

Daunt speaks of Waterstones expansion drive under new owners

Waterstones chief executive James Daunt has shared his hopes that the chain will continue to open fresh stores under its new ownership, as he conducted widespread interviews... Read more

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