Can Britain’s Top Bookseller Save Barnes & Noble?

James Daunt fought Amazon and rescued the country’s biggest bookstore chain. Now comes Chapter 2. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2019-08-08 10:00:05 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble Looks to New Leader to Save NOOK

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Could the Smell of Chocolate Save Barnes & Noble?

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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

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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

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What Happened to Barnes and Noble and What’s in Store for the Chain

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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

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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

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Barnes & Noble shareholders to consider Elliott offer as details of bid revealed

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Win A $250 Barnes & Noble Gift Card!

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What’s the Next Chapter for Barnes & Noble?

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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

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Trade figures welcome Barnes & Noble deal

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Elliott to buy Barnes & Noble; Daunt will run both chains

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Daunt to split time between London and New York in Barnes & Noble deal

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