Cashmore to leave Blackwell's in January

Matthew Cashmore, digital director at Blackwell’s, will leave the company in January to become a priest. Cashmore joined Blackwell’s as digital director in November 2012 after a two-year stint as digital development director at Hachette. At Blackwell's he was tasked with “integrating physical sales with digital”. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Blackwell’s staff have lost our shops - but we leave with heads held high

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Blackwell’s sales and marketing director to leave

Bookseller Blackwell's has confirmed sales and marketing director Dean Drew will be leaving the business in April after three years. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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January Religion Bestsellers: 'Jesus (Still) Calling'; No One Leaves 'The Shack'

Popular pastors' inspirational advice, devotionals, and novels packed with romance, suspense -- or both -- lead January's bestseller lists. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Hutchings to leave Blackwell

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 26/04/2011 - 12:21 Blackwell c.e.o. Andrew Hutchings has been made redundant as part of an "internal team restructure" at the company. The academic bookseller is dispensing with the role of c.e.o. to continue its intentions to increase "local... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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