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 the end of the once-dominant US book retailer as a publicly listed company - could also prove "challenging and painful". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-09 07:57:43 UTC ]
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US trade urges Daunt to be independent in spirit to revive ailing Barnes & Noble

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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

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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

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James Daunt at FutureBook Live: Barnes & Noble’s ‘Crucifyingly Boring’ Stores

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