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, HQ and Borough host plant-based food festival

HarperCollins imprint HQ is teaming up with Borough Market and Waterstones to host a festival celebrating the “explosion” in popularity of plant-based food. Read more

Mostly Lit and Waterstones announce year-long partnership

Books and pop-culture podcast, Mostly Lit, has teamed up with Waterstones on a year-long partnership to create a new series of events and online content for the bookseller.... Read more

Waterstones still 'committed' to Oxfam following sex scandal

Waterstones has said it remains a committed partner of Oxfam "at this point" following accusations of sexual misconduct concerning some members of the charity's Haiti... Read more

Scholastic stands out on Waterstones Children’s shortlist

Titles by Matt Carr, Lisa Thompson and Alice Broadway are on the shortlist for this year’s Waterstones Children’s Book Prize, meaning Scholastic has more books in... Read more

Waterstones 'in takeover talks with Elliott Advisors'

Elliott Advisors, the UK arm of an American hedge fund, has reportedly made a formal offer to buy Waterstones. Read more

Waterstones to press ahead with store opening programme in 2018

Waterstones plans to press ahead with its programme of opening new premises in 2018, despite the business being up for sale. Read more

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