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Daunt on the double in The Bookseller's most influential list

Waterstones and Barnes & Noble c.e.o. James Daunt has become the first trade figure to be named person of the year for the second time in The Bookseller's annual listing of the most powerful and influential people in the British book trade. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-13 05:14:10 UTC ]
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'The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse' Named B&N Book of the Year

Barnes & Noble booksellers around the country have voted to name Charlie Mackesy’s illustrated fable 'The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse' Barnes & Noble’s 2019 Book of the Year. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-06 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Did you know about this deleted subplot in You’ve Got Mail about a creepy author?

Thanksgiving is this week, which can only mean one thing: we’ve entered high You’ve Got Mail season. I’ve seen the movie at least a dozen times, so when today I endeavored to find an exact quote—for a blog post about Barnes & Noble, the IRL Fox Books-turned-lone-reed—I was not expecting my... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-25 17:58:34 UTC ]
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James Daunt at FutureBook Live: Barnes & Noble’s ‘Crucifyingly Boring’ Stores

Seeing Barnes & Noble stores' character 'crushed' by the corporate 'opulence' of American business, James Daunt says the chain must 'rip out the boring.' The post James Daunt at FutureBook Live: Barnes & Noble’s ‘Crucifyingly Boring’ Stores appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-11-25 05:05:12 UTC ]
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Daunt tells booksellers 'don't be boring' to survive Amazon era

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 m.d. and Barnes & Noble c.e.o. James Daunt has said. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-24 17:39:21 UTC ]
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B&N Launches Book of the Year Award

As one of the first initiatives under the leadership of new CEO James Daunt, Barnes & Noble has announced the shortlist for a new Book of the Year award. The nominees and winner are chosen by B&N booksellers. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-12 05:00:00 UTC ]
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US trade urges Daunt to be independent in spirit to revive ailing Barnes & Noble

After Elliott Advisors’ takeover of Barnes & Noble in August, the firm sought the man who turned Waterstones around to right its US acquisition. But what exactly is in James Daunt’s in-tray in New York? Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-08 05:47:49 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble Will Seek to Dismiss Ex-CEO’s Defamation Claim

If successful, the move for summary judgment would narrow the scope of any future trial, B&N attorneys say, and more importantly knock out a claim for which former CEO Demos Parneros is said to be seeking roughly $70 million in damages. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Influential Religion Book Buyer Jane Love Dies

Jane Love, who worked as a religion buyer for Barnes & Noble from 2007-2018, passed away at age 63 on September 2. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Where Are All the Memoirs About Abortion?

I scoured the parenting and pregnancy sections in Barnes & Noble, but the only books I could find about pregnancy exclaimed about it happily. I moved on to memoir, fingers running over the bindings of book after book. Where are the ones for women like me? I wondered. Women who don’t know... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2019-09-10 11:00:05 UTC ]
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US press assesses 'literary tastemaker' Daunt's arrival at Barnes & Noble

The US press has been assessing the likely impact of James Daunt as the Waterstones boss prepares to take over Barnes & Noble. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-08 12:59:50 UTC ]
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Elliott deal for Barnes & Noble goes through, Daunt heads to New York

Waterstones owner Elliott Advisors has completed its $683m (£537m) acquisition of US book giant Barnes & Noble following approval by the majority of shareholders. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-06 20:14:18 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble says lawsuits 'lack merit' as shareholders file against sale

Shareholders have filed two lawsuits against Barnes & Noble in a legal row over the sale as the book retailer insists the complaints "lack merit".  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-23 16:58:40 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble shareholders to consider Elliott offer as details of bid revealed

Barnes & Noble has issued shareholders with a formal tender offer after rebuffing a further bid from US book distributor Readerlink, made after an initial deadline following the agreement with Ellliott Advisors had passed. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-09 12:42:15 UTC ]
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Amazon, that upstart online bookstore, turns 25 (Photos)

Since its launch 25 years ago, Amazon's reach has extended well beyond an online bookstore. And while it may seem obvious today, at the time Jeff Bezos was working to get his idea to the masses, many investors thought it would be no match for bookstore giants like Borders and Barnes &... Continue reading at 'Silicon Valley Business Journal'

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2019-07-08 11:14:14 UTC ]
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Win A $250 Barnes & Noble Gift Card!

We’ve got a $250 gift card for Barnes & Noble up for grabs, courtesy of Macmillan’s eDeals Newsletter! The Macmillan ... Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2019-07-02 20:30:47 UTC ]
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What’s the Next Chapter for Barnes & Noble?

A hedge fund wants to buy the bookstore chain for $683 million, including debt. Will the deal work? Experts from Wharton and elsewhere share their insights. Continue reading at '[email protected]'

[ [email protected] | 2019-06-18 18:09:27 UTC ]
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Readerlink misses midnight deadline for rival Barnes & Noble bid; Elliott offer stands

US distribution giant Readerlink LLC has missed the midnight deadline for a rival bid to Waterstones owner Elliott Advisors Ltd for Barnes & Noble, but could still propose a counter-offer.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-14 19:27:47 UTC ]
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Trade figures welcome Barnes & Noble deal

Trade figures have largely welcomed the news that Waterstones boss James Daunt will become c.e.o. of both Waterstones and Barnes & Noble, after Elliott Advisors (UK) Limited bought the US chain in a $683m deal. But a warning has been sounded that some consequences of the deal - which marks... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-09 07:57:43 UTC ]
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Daunt Relishes Challenge of Leading B&N

James Daunt turned around the fortune of U.K. chain Waterstones and is embracing the opportunity to do the same Barnes & Noble. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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