Daunt Relishes Challenge of Leading B&N

James Daunt turned around the fortune of U.K. chain Waterstones and is embracing the opportunity to do the same Barnes & Noble. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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'Brexit will lead to legal challenge and mess,' Cable tells IPG

Brexit will lead to “gross uncertainty, legal challenge and mess”, former business secretary Vince Cable has told the IPG Conference today in a discussion about the creative industries and business. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-03-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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B&N's James Daunt Isn't Daunted At All

New Barnes & Noble CEO James Daunt gets to work on rejuvenating America’s largest bookstore retailer. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Challenge Board Confessions: Publishers get real about platform challenges

Being a publisher today is hard work. On Day Two of the Digiday Publishing Summit, we granted publishers anonymity to share their biggest challenges. Publishers see big opportunity to reach new audiences on social media. But distributing to platforms efficiently and without giving up reader... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2016-09-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Where is Lead Gen Leading Publishers? Part II

The Truth in Publishing: An insider's series on the challenges facing today's publisher. The post Where is Lead Gen Leading Publishers? Part II appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2016-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Where is Lead Gen Leading Publishers? Part One

The Truth in Publishing: An insider's series on the challenges facing today's publisher. The post Where is Lead Gen Leading Publishers? Part One appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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How CollegeHumor lost its early lead

The managers of the pioneering digital media company will take the next six months to figure out a new direction. The post How CollegeHumor lost its early lead appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2020-01-15 05:01:41 UTC ]
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US Book Industry Study Group Announces James Daunt Keynote

The annual meeting of BISG in April will hear Barnes & Noble and Waterstones' James Daunt in a keynote address around supply chain issues. The post US Book Industry Study Group Announces James Daunt Keynote appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-01-14 15:25:18 UTC ]
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A Bookseller Reading Challenge for 2020 (shelftalker)

Some suggestions of what booksellers should read this year, and what they might avoid. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-01-01 13:00:01 UTC ]
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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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Faith-Based Titles Leading the 2020 Lists

We look at what religion and spirituality publishers are highlighting in the first part of the new year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-13 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Mackesy’s illustrated début is indies’ lead Christmas hit

Debut children's book The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse is proving a hit with independents in the run up to Christmas, with some bookshops reporting frustrations at not being able to replenish stocks of the title fast enough amid buoyant trading this festive season. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-09 19:47:28 UTC ]
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Guadalajara’s Marisol Schulz: ‘The Biggest Challenge Is Not Repeating Ourselves’

As director-general of Mexico's Guadalajara International Book Fair, Marisol Schulz keeps a wary eye on the world industry for programming cues. The post Guadalajara’s Marisol Schulz: ‘The Biggest Challenge Is Not Repeating Ourselves’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-12-06 13:30:09 UTC ]
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Bath branch leads the way as W H Smith revamps estate with diversity the focus

The mass-market retailer has launched a raft of changes at its Bath store, appealing to its core market of light readers and consumers of children’s titles under a new books duo. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-02 07:34:31 UTC ]
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Daunt Tweaks B&N for the Holidays

The new B&N CEO has made some merchandising changes but says the real work to refurbish the stores will start in January. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-29 05:00:00 UTC ]
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James Daunt at FutureBook Live: Barnes & Noble’s ‘Crucifyingly Boring’ Stores

Seeing Barnes & Noble stores' character 'crushed' by the corporate 'opulence' of American business, James Daunt says the chain must 'rip out the boring.' The post James Daunt at FutureBook Live: Barnes & Noble’s ‘Crucifyingly Boring’ Stores appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-11-25 05:05:12 UTC ]
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Daunt tells booksellers 'don't be boring' to survive Amazon era

Bookshops need to avoid being “boring” and apply a “bookseller's mind” to data if they want to survive in an era dominated by Amazon, Waterstones m.d. and Barnes & Noble c.e.o. James Daunt has said. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-24 17:39:21 UTC ]
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Participation in Summer Reading Challenge up 2.6%

The Reading Agency has reported 722,731 children took part in public libraries’ Summer Reading Challenge this summer, representing a 2.64% increase on last year’s participation. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-22 10:29:12 UTC ]
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Science leads the way at Shanghai International Children's Book Fair

Science and STEM fiction ruled at the China Shanghai International Children's Book Fair with the country's presses also interested in illustrated non-fiction, UK publishers say. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-17 17:44:37 UTC ]
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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

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-08 05:47:49 UTC ]
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