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.
Barnes & Noble boss James Daunt has sent a letter to staff warning of potential lay offs if stores are closed due to the coronavirus.... Read more
James Daunt has been elected to the National Book Foundation's board of directors.
Waterstones has posted flat sales for December, with bad weather and the general election causing a "distraction" in the middle of the key trading period. ... Read more
Bookshops need to avoid being “boring” and apply a “bookseller's mind” to data if they want to survive in an era dominated by Amazon, Waterstones... Read more
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