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Waterstones says it can't pay living wage, as 1,300 authors support staff appeal

Managing director says book chain ‘simply not profitable enough’, as Sally Rooney, Val McDermid and other authors write to protestMore than 1,300 writers including Kerry Hudson, David Nicholls, Sally Rooney, Michael Rosen and Val McDermid have backed a campaign for Waterstones booksellers to be... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-03-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble Stock Jumps After Investor Ups Stake

After reporting disappointing Q1 results on Thursday, Barnes & Noble saw its stock price jump on Friday following a new investment by Richard Schottenfeld, the head of an eponymous investment firm that took a 5.58% stake in the book chain in July. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-09-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Investments Led to Higher Loss at Indigo

Investments in Indigo’s Canadian retail network led to an increase in the company’s losses, which rose to C$15.4 million last quarter. CEO Heather Reisman said the investments will position the book chain for future growth. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-08-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble 'founder' pondering bid to buy back retail business, hive off Nook Media

Just 12 hours after (already denied) rumors circulated that Barnes & Noble may ditch its Nook business, the company has had to make an announcement concerning its retail division. Thanks to SEC regulations, the company has had to 'fess up that majority shareholder and "founder*" Leonard... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2013-02-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Eason to inject €20m into book chain as part of resructure

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Wed, 30/03/2011 - 09:36 Eason is pumping €20m into the company over the next three years, at the same time as embarking on trade union talks over a restructure that will likely include some job losses. The Irish bookselling chain announced to staff... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Eason to inject €20m into book chain as part of restructure

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Wed, 30/03/2011 - 09:36 Eason is pumping €20m into the company over the next three years, at the same time as embarking on trade union talks over a restructure that will likely include some job losses. The Irish bookselling chain announced to staff... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Waterstone plans to "return chain to stock-holding roots"

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Mon, 28/03/2011 - 09:30 Tim Waterstone is reportedly assembling a management team for Waterstone's with a view of returning the chain to its stock-holding roots, as speculation mounts about a bid. The weekend press extensively reported on the... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Waterstone coy on bid for book chain

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Mon, 07/02/2011 - 09:20 Tim Waterstone is reportedly pondering a bid to buy the bookstore he founded in 1982 with HMV billionaire investor Alexander Mamut. In the recent past, Waterstone has distanced himself from a bid saying while he would be... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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