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 versus Readerlink; trade weighs up options as B&N shareholders say deal too low

A group of Barnes & Noble investors has warned a $683m (£537m) deal struck with Waterstones owner Elliott Advisors (UK) undervalues the company and urged... Read more

ReaderLink 'preparing rival bid for Barnes & Noble'

US book distributor ReaderLink LLC is preparing a bid for Barnes & Noble that could beat the price agreed by Waterstones owner Elliott Advisors Ltd,... Read more

Trade figures welcome Barnes & Noble deal

Trade figures have largely welcomed the news that Waterstones boss James Daunt will become c.e.o. of both Waterstones and Barnes & Noble, after Elliott Advisors (UK)... Read more

W H Smith 'had planned' B&N buy-out

W H Smith reportedly offered to buy struggling US bookselling chain Barnes & Noble (B&N) last year before the deal fell apart.... Read more

Barnes & Noble considers sale

Beleaguered US bookselling chain Barnes & Noble has said it has received "expressions of interest from multiple parties in making an offer to acquire the... Read more

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