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BA president de la Hey on the secrets of Mainstreet’s success

Rosamund de la Hey talks to Lisa Campbell about her journey into bookselling and her plans as president of the Booksellers Association. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Eason: back in the black

Eason c.e.o. Conor Whelan talks to Lisa Campbell about how the Irish retailer rediscovered its mojo—and profitability. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Campbell made news editor of The Bookseller

Lisa Campbell has been made news editor of The Bookseller, reporting to Benedicte Page, deputy editor. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-12-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Xmas starts now as campaigns begin

Written By: Lisa Campbell, Graeme Neill and Philip Stone Publication Date: Fri, 04/11/2011 - 10:27 W H Smith has fired the starting pistol for festive promotions, with Waterstone’s, Amazon.co.uk, Blackwell, John Smith and Foyles following hot on their heels as 1st November saw the switch-on of... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-11-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Waterstone's considers differential pricing

Written By: Lisa Campbell and Benedicte Page Publication Date: Fri, 16/09/2011 - 08:40 Waterstone's has floated the idea of introducing differential book pricing across stores in the UK in its discussions with some publishers. The chain is considering marketing books at different prices across... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Waterstone's moves to end promo fees

Written By: Lisa Campbell, Benedicte Page and Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 09/09/2011 - 09:00 Publishers have reacted broadly positively to Waterstone's requests for a higher flat rate discount on books in return for a scrapping of major promotion charges, calling the system... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barnes favourite ahead of Booker shortlisting

Written By: Charlotte Williams, Lisa Campbell and Philip Stone Publication Date: Mon, 05/09/2011 - 14:00 William Hill has now named Julian Barnes as favourite to win the Man Booker prize, with the three-times shortlisted author overtaking previous winner Alan Hollinghurst ahead of tomorrow's... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade greets end of Waterstone's 3 for 2

Written By: Lisa Campbell, Graeme Neill and Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 31/08/2011 - 18:15 Publishers and trade figures have broadly reacted positively towards the scrapping of Waterstone’s 3-for-2 promotion. As The Bookseller revealed earlier today [31st August], the offer is... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Waterstone's to strengthen buying team

Written By: Lisa Campbell and Graeme Neill Publication Date: Fri, 19/08/2011 - 08:55 Waterstone's is shaking up its buying team, seeking people for its new regional commercial and buying posts as it begins to move from local to central buying. Current Waterstone's staff have been asked to... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Waterstone's managers await buying change

Written By: Lisa Campbell and Graeme Neill Publication Date: Fri, 29/07/2011 - 09:25 Store managers at Waterstone’s have been reacting with mixed feelings and some confusion to James Daunt’s plans to reintroduce centralised buying into the chain bookseller, as they await more details about the... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Booksellers behind James Daunt 100%

Written By: Charlotte Williams, Lisa Campbell and Graeme Neill Publication Date: Fri, 27/05/2011 - 08:47 Waterstone's booksellers are relieved over the chain's acquisition by Alexander Mamut, with one saying: "The staff will be behind [new managing director James Daunt] 100%." Fears remained,... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Waterstone's sold, Daunt in, Myers out

Written By: Lisa Campbell, Philip Jones and Graeme Neill Publication Date: Fri, 20/05/2011 - 08:50 Waterstone's has been sold to Alexander Mamut's A&NN Group for £53m. In a surprise move, James Daunt will run the bookseller as its managing director when the deal completes, with current... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Waterstone's future "to be resolved in weeks"

Written By: Graeme Neill, Lisa Campbell and Neill Denny Publication Date: Fri, 25/03/2011 - 12:44 The future of Waterstone's is expected to be resolved in the next four weeks, with speculation mounting that managing director Dominic Myers could lead a management buyout. Parent HMV Group... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hive to launch "in the next couple of months"

Written By: Lisa Campbell and Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 17/03/2011 - 16:06 Gardners is set to launch its Hive.co.uk website within weeks and has 400 retailers signed up, although some indies have expressed mixed views about the initiative. Speaking at the Independent... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Nearly a third of shoppers have "no spare cash"

Written By: Lisa Campbell The highest number of shoppers since records began have "no spare cash" to spend, it has been revealed. Statistics released in the latest Consumer Confidence Survey today (2nd February) by the Nielsen Company have found that nearly a third of shoppers reported they... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ASA drops W H Smith R&J book club ad complaint

Written By: Lisa Campbell A complaint against a W H Smith advert for the Richard and Judy Book Club has not been upheld by the Advertising Standards Authority. The television broadcast, promoting the husband-and wife team’s exclusive deal with W H Smith to run Richard and Judy’s Book Club,... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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IPA vice-president's offices come under attack amid Egyptian rioting

Written By: Lisa Campbell The vice-president of the International Publishing Association's offices came under heavy attack from government forces in Egypt this afternoon. A reporter at the Al Shorouk newspaper, owned by IPA vice-president Ibrahim El Moallem, said she and her colleagues,... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HMV begins store closure programme

Written By: Lisa Campbell Nine HMV stores have shut their doors as the music retailer begins it's programme of closures. The HMV Group announced at the beginning of the year it would shut 40 HMV stores and 20 Waterstone's shops within 12 months in a bid to cut costs, and it has begun to close... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Richard and Judy launches kids books club

Written By: Lisa Campbell A children's book written by Jo Nesbo is among the choices in Richard and Judy’s Children’s Book Club, which launched in W H Smith today [27th January]. The husband-and wife television presenting team are working alongside the charity Booktrust, to encourage more... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-01-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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