Tagged: James Daunt

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

Waterstones sale to Elliott completes

The purchase of Waterstones by Elliott Advisors has now completed. Read more

Waterstones abandons ‘indie branding’ in Edinburgh following outcry

Waterstones has U-turned on its decision to brand a new branch in Edinburgh "Stockbridge Books", following an outcry from a nearby independent bookseller.... Read more

Golden Hare manager slams Waterstones' plans for nearby store

The manager of Edinburgh retailer Golden Hare Books has hit out at Waterstones’ plans to open an unbranded store nearby. Read more

Waterstones to open Stockbridge Books in Edinburgh

Waterstones is set to open another bookshop in Edinburgh in spring 2019, called Stockbridge Books. Read more

What lies ahead for the new version of Waterstones

Industry figures have outlined their hopes and fears for Waterstones following its acquisition by hedge fund Elliott Advisors last week. Read more

Daunt: 'Website and Hub will be investment priorities' 

Investment in the Waterstones’ website, the Hub and growing its related product range are key priorities for the business under its new ownership, chief executive... Read more

Daunt speaks of Waterstones expansion drive under new owners

Waterstones chief executive James Daunt has shared his hopes that the chain will continue to open fresh stores under its new ownership, as he conducted widespread interviews... Read more

Trade welcomes Daunt's continued leadership after Waterstones sale

Publishers, authors and agents have welcomed Waterstones’ change of ownership this morning and expressed relief at the news James Daunt is staying on to lead the company.... Read more

Waterstones sold to Elliott

Elliott Advisors has bought a majority stake in Waterstones. Read more

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