Tagged: Barnes & Noble

The battle for B&N

The fight to acquire US bookseller Barnes & Noble is a battle for the future of the book business, says Philip Jones. ... Read more

Why the Barnes & Noble sale may help US publishers buy better books

Could a revived physical retail scene allow US publishers to make more decisions based on editorial instinct rather than numbers alone?  ... Read more

Jimmy six-hundred: Mr Daunt goes to New York

In all of the current adulation for James Daunt, current chief executive of Waterstones and incoming chief executive of Barnes & Noble, it is worth... Read more

A whale of a tale

Philip Jones reacts to the shock revelation that W H Smith attempted to buy US bookselling giant Barnes & Noble last year. Read more

Fight or flight

Philip Jones reacts to David Leonhardt's piece on the "death of Barnes & Noble".  Read more

Elliott buys US chain Paper Source with Daunt to oversee company

Waterstones and Barnes & Noble owner Elliott Investment Management is buying the assets and operations of US stationery and gift retailer Paper Source, with James... Read more

Barnes & Noble hit by cyber attack

Barnes & Noble has been the victim of a cyber attack that saw hackers access systems containing email, shipping and billing addresses alongside phone numbers.... Read more

Barnes & Noble warns of potential cuts if stores close due to coronavirus

Barnes & Noble boss James Daunt has sent a letter to staff warning of potential lay offs if stores are closed due to the coronavirus.... Read more

Barnes & Noble pulls Diverse Editions after backlash

Barnes & Noble has pulled a series of classic novels reissued with "diverse" covers for Black History Month, after a furious backlash over the choice of... Read more

US press assesses 'literary tastemaker' Daunt's arrival at Barnes & Noble

The US press has been assessing the likely impact of James Daunt as the Waterstones boss prepares to take over Barnes & Noble. Read more

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