Industry figures have outlined their hopes and fears for Waterstones following its acquisition by hedge fund Elliott Advisors last week.
Waterstones has withdrawn from the e-book market, announcing an affiliates deal with Kobo that will see the chain bookseller send customers to the third-party website... Read more
The FutureBook Conference celebrated its fifth anniversary with a line-up including rapper Akala, the leaders of some of UK publishing's biggest companies, and the first... Read more
What does publishing look like to those who have worked in other industries, asked FutureBook's panel session "Publishing Through A Looking Glass: A View from... Read more
Bricks-and-mortar booksellers have a “fantastic opportunity to seize the moment”, with year-to-date print sales up for the first time in eight years. Figures from Nielsen... Read more
W H Smith (WHS) is increasing its focus on book distribution to its stores in a bid to make cost savings. The company’s book buyers... Read more
Big publishers are likely to feel a squeeze on their supermarket sales as a result of the sector experiencing a “once in a generation change”.... Read more