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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Parneros Will Seek Dismissal of Barnes & Noble Countersuit

In a letter to the court last week, lawyers for Demos Parneros contend that “as a matter of law” B&N lacks the foundation to recover anything from its former CEO, and further suggest that the retailer’s theory that Parneros purposefully derailed the sale of the company to preserve his role... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-11-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Attorneys for Parneros, Barnes & Noble Meet in Court

At a 20-minute initial conference, lawyers for Demos Parneros portrayed the fired CEO as a respected executive who is now "unhirable" after being wrongly dismissed for alleged sexual harassment. Lawyers for Barnes & Noble said they have "a different view of the facts." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-11-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cairneagle to assess state of EdTech for FutureBook Live

International strategy consultancy Cairneagle Associates is undertaking a comprehensive survey of current views of the EdTech sector that it will present at FutureBook Live, The Bookseller’s publishing and innovations conference. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Podcasters join FutureBook Live for symposium

A podcast symposium, involving some of the UK’s most established book podcasters, will take place at FutureBook Live, The Bookseller’s publishing conference, due to take place on 30th November in London. Hosted by Clarissa Pabi, manager and executive producer of Mostly Lit, the session,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Summerhayes to spark rights debate at FutureBook Live

Curtis Brown agent Cathryn Summerhayes is to join the morning keynotes at The Bookseller’s AudioBook Conference, held as part of FutureBook Live (30th November). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Speakers from Google and Yoto join line-up for FutureBook Live

Google's Alice Zimmerman and Ben Drury, founder of the smart-speaker start-up Yoto, are the latest to join FutureBook Live, The Bookseller's publishing conference. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sophie Hannah and Kiera Newmark join speakers at FutureBook Live

Bestselling author Sophie Hannah and Kiera Newmark, deputy director, STEM & Digital Skills Unit at the Department for Education are the latest speakers to be announced for FutureBook Live. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ali Albazaz joins line-up for FutureBook Live

Ali Albazaz, founder and chief executive of reader-powered publisher Inkitt, is the latest speaker to be announced for this year's FutureBook Live, Europe’s biggest publishing innovation conference, hosted by The Bookseller. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books about the Trump White House are flying off the shelves at Barnes & Noble

2018 is the year people wanted to read about politics. Barnes & Noble reported a 57% surge in sales of political books compared with last year. The sales spike was driven by books that have been selling like wildfire all year long, from Michael Wolff’s "Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-10-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble considers sale

Beleaguered US bookselling chain Barnes & Noble has said it has received "expressions of interest from multiple parties in making an offer to acquire the company". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Keynotes announced for FutureBook Live

Hachette UK chief executive David Shelley, spoken-word poet Sophia Thakur, executive digital producer Muki Kulhan, and trends forecaster Tracey Follows, are to headline this year’s FutureBook Live Conference. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble Stock Jumps After Investor Ups Stake

After reporting disappointing Q1 results on Thursday, Barnes & Noble saw its stock price jump on Friday following a new investment by Richard Schottenfeld, the head of an eponymous investment firm that took a 5.58% stake in the book chain in July. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-09-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble plunges as bookseller's sales slide deepens

Barnes & Noble Inc. began its new fiscal year with disappointing results as the turnaround promised by its recently ousted chief proves elusive. Same-store sales at the book and gift seller slipped... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at Crains New York

[ Crains New York | 2018-09-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble’s Former CEO, Demos Parneros, Launches Lawsuit Against Bookseller

A late-summer standoff has flared with the US publishing industry's largest–and longest-struggling–brick-and-mortar retail chain. Its former CEO is suing for defamation. The company, in response, alleges sexual harassment. The post Barnes & Noble’s Former CEO, Demos Parneros, Launches... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-08-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble CEO ouster is latest setback in age of Amazon

Barnes & Noble's sudden firing of its CEO after only 14 months on the job dealt another setback to the embattled book seller as it struggles against stiffer competition from Amazon.The sudden vacancy at the top leaves Barnes & Noble treading water while it looks for a new leader, says... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2018-07-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble fires its CEO Parneros without severance pay

Barnes & Noble has fired CEO Demos Parneros for violating company policies and said he'll exit the post without severance.A spokeswoman declined to say why he'd been terminated. It was "not due to any disagreement with the company regarding its financial reporting, policies or practices or... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2018-07-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble’s best-selling books of 2017 are just so 2017

What do The Handmaid’s Tale, 1984, Rupi Kaur’s stories of survival, and The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck have in common? They are all some of 2017’s best-selling books, according to Barnes & Noble. The bookseller has just released its top-selling fiction and nonfiction titles, and the... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2017-12-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mostly Lit brings live show to FutureBook

Alex Reads, Rai, and Derek Owusu, the creators of the books and pop-culture podcast Mostly Lit, are to bring their live show to the FutureBook Conference. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Acquisitions: Netflix Buys Millarworld; Barnes & Noble Education Buys Student Brands

Netflix acquires comic book publisher Millarworld. Barnes & Noble Education adds positions in Brazil, France, Mexico with Student Brands. The post Acquisitions: Netflix Buys Millarworld; Barnes & Noble Education Buys Student Brands appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-08-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Daunt: Waterstones 'not put off' opening more unbranded stores

Waterstones m.d. James Daunt has told The Bookseller he has received “endless” emails from members of the public urging the chain to open unbranded shops in their towns and cities, after the existence of such stores was recently highlighted in the press. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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