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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Jacaranda founder named on 'influential black Briton' list

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Daunt: 'higher energy booksellers' at Waterstones

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Till Point Ticklers: The Bookseller's list of must-stock titles

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Daunt: booksellers face same "crisis" as libraries

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Booksellers behind James Daunt 100%

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