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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James Daunt to deliver keynote at FutureBook Live 2019

James Daunt will give the opening keynote at FutureBook Live 2019, The Bookseller’s annual publishing conference. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-12 00:54:13 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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With Stores Closed, Barnes & Noble Does Some Redecorating

Retail locations shuttered during lockdowns, so the company spruced up hundreds of its stores as the first step in a bigger plan. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-07-09 19:32:11 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble closes 65% of stores

Barnes & Noble has temporarily shut approximately 65% of its stores following the coronavirus outbreak in the US. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-26 09:54:48 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble warns of potential cuts if stores close due to coronavirus

Barnes & Noble boss James Daunt has sent a letter to staff warning of potential lay offs if stores are closed due to the coronavirus. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-20 01:04:03 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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What Happened to Barnes and Noble and What’s in Store for the Chain

A quick update on the tumultuous recent history of Barnes and Noble, and where the bookstore chain might be headed under new ownership. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-08-27 10:33:29 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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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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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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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 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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Barnes & Noble Promotes Booksellers Over Algorithms to Get Shoppers In Stores

Sometimes shopping online for holiday gifts seems like the easy way out, but when looking for something really special and personal, Barnes & Noble believes going to the store is essential to finding that perfect gift. That's why the brand is recasting its booksellers as the all-knowing book... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2018-12-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble kills off Nook app and video store as part of digital retreat

Barnes & Noble ceded another battle in the ongoing war with Amazon over digital hearts and minds.The company will end the dedicated Nook app and video store on March 15, which was where you could purchase content for Nook-branded hardware, according to a report in diginomica.Nook digital... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2016-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barnes and Noble to close its Nook ebook store in the UK

Barnes and Noble has decided to lay down its arms and stop competing with Amazon for ebook and e-reader sales in the UK. The bookstore operator has announced it will stop selling digital content, including fiction and non-fiction, magazines and video... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2016-03-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble to launch 'digital-physical' store

Barnes and Noble has revealed plans to launch a new "prototype" store later this year, a US conference has heard. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-02-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Investors flee as bid for Barnes & Noble's stores ends

Barnes & Noble says it plans to keep making its Nook electronic readers and will focus on offering content to its customers, even as its first-quarter net loss nearly doubled.The quarterly results came as the struggling bookseller's chairman said he is abandoning his bid for the company's... Continue reading at Crains New York

[ Crains New York | 2013-08-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble intros buy-one-get-one Nook book offer, only valid in stores

Well, this process seems a bit counterintuitive, eh? This morning, Barnes & Noble introduced a new scheme for getting Nook customers to visit the company's retail stores. The promotion nets you one free ebook when you purchase another, but -- and this is where the offer tripped us up a bit... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2013-05-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fate of Barnes & Nobles' 13 NYC stores at stake

There will be a lot fewer old-fashioned books in the Big Apple over the next decade. Barnes & Noble announced Monday morning that it is planning to prune between 189 and 239 stores by 2023, from its current total of 689. Local real estate brokers speculate that some of those locations will... Continue reading at Crains New York

[ Crains New York | 2013-01-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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