Excitement and relief over Waterstone's future

Written By: Benedicte Page and Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 20/05/2011 - 12:00 Publishers, writers, agents and trade bodies have responded with relief to today’s news of the acquisition of Waterstone’s by Alexander Mamut’s A&NN Group, welcoming the surprise arrival of James Daunt as the retail chain’s new m.d. though also expressing regret at the departure of Dominic Myers. read more Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Excitement and relief over Waterstone's future

Written By: Benedicte Page and Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 20/05/2011 - 12:00 Publishers, writers, agents and trade bodies have responded with relief to today’s news of the acquisition of Waterstone’s by Alexander Mamut’s A&NN Group, welcoming the surprise arrival of James... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Waterstone's future "to be resolved in weeks"

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[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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