Philip Jones on how the “designer bookshop” is becoming central to how high streets are reinventing themselves in the 21st century.
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
The manager of Edinburgh retailer Golden Hare Books has hit out at Waterstones’ plans to open an unbranded store nearby.
Waterstones is set to open another bookshop in Edinburgh in spring 2019, called Stockbridge Books.
Industry figures have outlined their hopes and fears for Waterstones following its acquisition by hedge fund Elliott Advisors last week.
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
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
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
Elliott Advisors has bought a majority stake in Waterstones.
The sale of Waterstones to hedge fund Elliott Advisors is likely to close at the end of this month, The Bookseller understands.... Read more