In a revealing interview, Waterstones MD James Daunt discusses why Amazon worries him so much, his admiration for Barnes & Noble and the Nook, and much more.
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Like Jesus, Waterstone’s MD James Daunt will have to perform a miracle to multiply the magic of his six-strong bookstore chain to feed the masses.
By Hannah Johnson Waterstone’s parent company HMV announced this morning that it would sell the UK book chain to Russian billionaire Alexander Mamut’s company, A&NN […]
By Edward Nawotka Lonely Planet has put out a top ten list of the world’s greatest bookshops, which is led by San Francisco’s City Lights […]
By Edward Nawotka Today’s lead story describes some of the bookselling strategies of London’s Daunt Books. One focus of the piece is the fact that […]
• Independent bookselling is not dead, but it takes close attention to the details — and a carefully edited selection of books — to thrive […]