Mamut "given Waterstone's deadline"

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Tue, 05/04/2011 - 15:12 Russian investor Alexander Mamut and Tim Waterstone have reportedly 15 days to put a bid together to buy Waterstone’s. On a blog on Sky News, reporter Mark Kleinman said: "Nomura, which is advising Waterstone's troubled owner, HMV Group, has offered Mamut and the chain's founder, Tim Waterstone, about 15 more days to come up with an offer to buy it." read more Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mamut "given Waterstone's deadline"

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Tue, 05/04/2011 - 15:12 Russian investor Alexander Mamut and Tim Waterstone have reportedly 15 days to put a bid together to buy Waterstone’s. On a blog on Sky News, reporter Mark Kleinman said: "Nomura, which is advising Waterstone's troubled... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mamut: Waterstone’s ‘important for UK’

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Fri, 05/08/2011 - 14:25 Waterstone’s new owner Alexander Mamut has described the chain as “the last significant player in the UK” and claimed the bookseller’s continued existence was “important for UK society”. The publicity-shy billionaire was... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mamut completes Waterstone's takeover

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Wed, 29/06/2011 - 09:31 Waterstone’s today begins its first day under the ownership of Russian billionaire Alexander Mamut’s A&NN Group as previous m.d Dominic Myers officially leaves the bookseller. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-06-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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No role for Waterstone after Mamut takeover

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Fri, 20/05/2011 - 12:08 Tim Waterstone will take no role in the chain bearing his name and had no involvement in the Alexander Mamut-led acqusition of Waterstone's, The Bookseller can reveal. The HMV Group announced this morning Waterstone’s that... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Deadline looms for Waterstone's bids

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Fri, 13/05/2011 - 13:27 Waterstone’s could be bought by the same restructuring firm which took control of British Bookshops and Stationers as the bidders' deadline ends at 5pm today, The Bookseller understands. Restructuring specialist GA Europe... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mamut could buy Waterstone's for £35m

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Tue, 26/04/2011 - 08:47 Russian billionaire Alexander Mamut could reportedly buy Waterstone's for £35m. The oligarch could close a deal for the British high street retailer as soon as this week, the Sunday Times reports. There are also reports... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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SPD Client Presses Race to Claim Books as Ingram Drops a Tight Deadline

Ingram Publisher Services has told former Small Press Distribution clients that they have 60 days to remove inventory from its warehouse, prompting some publishers to panic, and Independent Publishers Group will participate in two informational sessions for small presses early this week. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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With Budget Deadline Looming, Library Supporters Urge Congress to #FundLibraries

ALA officials are urging library advocates in every congressional district to ask their representatives to cosign letters in support of critical library programs. With an abbreviated process this year, the House deadline for signatures is March 20. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Waterstones says ‘no truth’ in claims it refuses to sell books on gender and feminism

The retailer had been trending on social media after accusations it did not stock works by Hannah Barnes and Victoria SmithWaterstones has said “there is no truth” in claims that some of its shops were refusing to sell copies of two books by gender-critical feminists.The book retailer was... Continue reading at The Guardian

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'Intermittent' Distribution Issues Continue at Waterstones

The U.K. bookseller's distribution center, known as the Hub, is now 'largely stable,' despite ongoing concerns, and the chain remains confident about Christmas shopping. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Tess Gunty has won the inaugural Waterstones debut fiction prize.

Congratulations to Tess Gunty, whose critically acclaimed debut novel The Rabbit Hutch has just won the inaugural Waterstones debut fiction prize. The novel (about four teenagers—recently aged out of the state foster-care system—living together in an apartment building in the post-industrial... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Hannah Gold’s The Last Bear wins Waterstones children’s book prize

‘Triumphant debut’ with environmental theme, illustrated by Levi Pinfold, is awarded £5,000 prize by the chain’s booksellersA timely adventure story that tackles environmental themes has been named winner of this year’s Waterstones children’s book prize.The Last Bear by Hannah Gold, illustrated... Continue reading at The Guardian

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U.K. Waterstones Buys Blackwell's

Waterstones, the U.K. bookstore chain owned and overseen by the same team—Elliott Advisors and James Daunt—that runs Barnes & Noble has acquired Blackwell's that operates 18 U.K. bookstores. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Waterstones apologises after award-winning author Owusu asked for ID

Waterstones has apologised and said it is "deeply embarrassed" after award-winning author Derek Owusu was asked for ID in a London branch when he offered to sign copies of his books.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Waterstones buyers herald 'bumper year' and look forward to healthy 2022

Waterstones buyers have heralded 2021 as a "bumper year" for publishing and are looking forward a "healthy 2022". Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Waterstones partners with Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year Award

Waterstones is partnering with the Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year Award to celebrate the best emerging talent in the UK and Ireland, hosting exclusive accompanying content across all its channels.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Sellars' zombie-infested Waterstones novel snared by Northodox

Mike Sellars’ horror novel, featuring a zombie-infested Waterstones store, has gone to northern independent press Northodox.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Waterstones 'in very good shape' for Christmas, says Daunt

Waterstones m.d James Daunt says the retailer is in "very good shape" heading towards Christmas, despite issues with the global supply chain. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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John Murray partners with Waterstones for Billy Connolly 'fan-led' event

John Murray Press is partnering with Waterstones to host a one-off Facebook Live “fan-led” event with Billy Connolly in December.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

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