Could a revived physical retail scene allow US publishers to make more decisions based on editorial instinct rather than numbers alone? ... Read more
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
Kurde Atfield, manager of Waterstones in Horsham, calls for perspective as real living wage campaigners pile pressure on Waterstones m.d. James Daunt. ... Read more
Julia Kingsford considers the positives and negatives of Waterstones' recent acquisition of Foyles for both parties.
Philip Jones on how the “designer bookshop” is becoming central to how high streets are reinventing themselves in the 21st century.
Margaret Atwood’s Booker-winning The Testaments (Vintage) is vying with offerings from Max Porter, Greta Thunberg and Candice Carty-Williams in a bumper shortlist for Waterstones Book of the Year.... Read more
James Daunt will give the opening keynote at FutureBook Live 2019, The Bookseller’s annual publishing conference.
The US press has been assessing the likely impact of James Daunt as the Waterstones boss prepares to take over Barnes & Noble.
Waterstones owner Elliott Advisors has completed its $683m (£537m) acquisition of US book giant Barnes & Noble following approval by the majority of shareholders.... Read more
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