Elliott will pay some US$476 million for Barnes & Noble, having last year bought the UK’s main chain Waterstones. James Daunt is to run both companies.
A late-summer standoff has flared with the US publishing industry’s largest–and longest-struggling–brick-and-mortar retail chain. Its former CEO is suing for defamation. The company, in response, alleges sexual harassment.
Canada’s top bookstore chain, Indigo, confirms plans to open bookstores in the US in 2018. Some believe Indigo is in a better position to compete with Amazon than Barnes & Noble.
From Brexit (no) to bookstore social space (yes) Waterstones’ managing director James Daunt is certain about one thing: He wants ‘to sell more books.’
Dominique Raccah’s popular Put Me In the Story line of personalized kids’ books from Sourcebooks is picked up by Barnes & Noble.
The last remaining chain bookstore in Washington D.C. is closing, meaning — at least in one American city — the independent bookstores have won.
Ronald Boire, a man with plenty of electronics experience, is taking over as CEO of Barnes & Noble, as the bookseller spins off its education division.
In a survey, Codex Group reports 39% were aware of the Amazon/Hachette dispute — and 7.5% are buying less from Amazon. Are you?
This week’s Publishing Perspectives’ #EtherIssue live Twitter discussion focuses on the Amazon-Hachette standoff. What does it mean to authors & readers?
An email to Brazilian publishers suggested that Barnes & Noble plans to start selling ebooks in Brazil soon, but B&N has yet to confirm.