Tagged: Paul Currie

Foyles’ Urban Express roll-out heralds national expansion

Foyles has struck a "significant" strategic partnership with a global travel retail group, which could see the roll-out of a national presence for the London-based bookseller.... Read more

Foyles reaping benefits of new decentralised buying method

An overhaul in the way Foyles buys books from publishers is already bearing fruit for the company, its chief executive Paul Currie has told The... Read more

Foyles battles rate hikes and flooding to see turnover rise

Foyles battled flooding in its flagship store, a decrease in footfall following terrorist attacks in the UK and “significant” rates rises last year to deliver... Read more

Foyles defies Crossrail works to see festive boost

Foyles’ sales were marginally up in value terms in December, despite the mini-chain being hit by a drop in footfall, which it said was a... Read more

Waterstones 'pleased' with festive performance in 'tricky' month

The week before Christmas saw the biggest value takings for books since 2007, but bad weather and a surge in online orders hit brick and... Read more

Bookselling Britain report reveals retailers’ challenges

Bricks-and-mortar booksellers have an extra weapon in their arsenal when it comes to persuading the UK government of the importance of addressing the “unfair” playing... Read more

Foyles to launch subscription book club

Foyles is poised to launch a subscription book club as it positions itself to capitalise on Christmas trading in the final quarter of the year.... Read more

Trading director Siôn Hamilton leaves Foyles

Siôn Hamilton, trading director at Foyles, has left the company after 15 years in order to address his "work-life balance". Read more

Foyles maintains growth after finding ‘harmony’

Foyles has reported a second year of profit, with c.e.o. Paul Currie citing a “massive step change” in the retailer’s operations in the past two years.... Read more

Foyles returns to profit, looks to open more stores

Foyles has returned to profit and is “well-placed to expand further”. Read more

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