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

James Daunt will split his time between London and New York after Waterstones' parent Elliott Advisors (UK) announced that it had agreed to acquire the giant US bookseller Barnes & Noble for $683m. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-08 16:19:54 UTC ]
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Elliott deal for Barnes & Noble goes through, Daunt heads to New York

Waterstones owner Elliott Advisors has completed its $683m (£537m) acquisition of US book giant Barnes & Noble following approval by the majority of shareholders. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-06 20:14:18 UTC ]
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Daunt outlines his strategy for Barnes & Noble

Barnes & Noble chief executive and Waterstones m.d. James Daunt has said the two-and-a-half month lockdown in the US was "hugely traumatic" and a "body blow" to employees, but that B&N had used the period to bring much needed changes the US chain's estate. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-13 18:36:08 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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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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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

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-08 12:59:50 UTC ]
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Trade figures welcome Barnes & Noble deal

Trade figures have largely welcomed the news that Waterstones boss James Daunt will become c.e.o. of both Waterstones and Barnes & Noble, after Elliott Advisors (UK) Limited bought the US chain in a $683m deal. But a warning has been sounded that some consequences of the deal - which marks... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-09 07:57:43 UTC ]
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Elliott to buy Barnes & Noble; Daunt will run both chains

In a seismic shift for the book trade, Elliott Advisors (UK) Limited have entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Barnes & Noble in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $683m (£537m), including the assumption of debt. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-09 06:45:26 UTC ]
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Elliott Management Agrees to Buy Barnes & Noble, Daunt to Run Both B&N and Waterstones

Elliott will pay some US$476 million for Barnes & Noble, having last year bought the UK's main chain Waterstones. James Daunt is to run both companies. The post Elliott Management Agrees to Buy Barnes & Noble, Daunt to Run Both B&N and Waterstones appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-06-07 12:22:03 UTC ]
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One-Time Charges Lead to Drop in Earnings at Barnes & Noble Education

Revenue at the college store operator rose 1.7% in fiscal 2016, but restructuring charges tied to outsourcing its digital education platform led to a decline in earnings. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-06-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barnes and Noble Founder Len Riggio Finds the Time to Retire

The retiring B&N chairman reflects on his years in the bookselling business, and the big changes that have reshaped the chain in the past decade. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Jill Abramson Signs $1M Book Deal – But Won't Settle Scores with New York Times

Jill Abramson, the former New York Times executive editor, has signed a rumoured $1m book deal – but readers hoping for a score-settling page turner may be disappointed, according to her publisher. Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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Decision Time for Barnes & Noble

Uncertainty has been hovering over Barnes & Noble ever since the retailer first reported that 2012 holiday sales— especially those of its Nook reading devices—were well below expectations. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Flipboard Rival: New York Times Deal is Good News for the Media Industry

Publishing giants The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal firmed up exclusive deals with Flipboard and Pulse earlier in the week for exclusive content to go out to these third-party mobile apps, but as one Flipboard rival explains, this news c ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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Barnes & Noble Deal Signals New Microsoft Savvy

The deal with the maker of the popular Nook ebook reader shows that Microsoft, like Apple, understands that ecosystems are the key to success. Continue reading at PC World

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Time Out New York Launches E-Commerce, Daily Deals Platform

Moving forward with an expanded focus on digital media, Time Out New York (TONY) has integrated e-commerce and daily deals into its website and newly-launched apps. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Times of India, New York Times, News Corp Share Content-to-Commerce Case Studies

Leaders of content-to-commerce initiatives at three global news media companies shared in-depth looks at how those projects started and how they are Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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The New York Times, Washington Post, Time Inc and others begin testing micropayments

The concept of micropayments for news is gaining appeal as publishers face a new threat to their ad revenue with the rise of ad blocking. On March 23, the concept will get a big endorsement when vendor Blendle launches in beta in the U.S. with big-name publishers including The New York Times,... Continue reading at Digiday

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How Conde Nast, New York Times, Hearst Are Adapting for Real-Time Bidding

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Time Inc.'s Joe Ripp: After Time Warner Split, Our Cash Will Stay Ours

Joe Ripp started his new job as CEO of Time Inc. only three weeks ago, but he's already caught the attention of staffers by saying the executive suite had for too long been a place "where ideas go to die." He'll need their imagination and commitment going forward as parent company Time Warner... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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