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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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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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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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 brings Nook Press self-publishing to parts of Europe

Does your agent constantly reject your manuscript about a teen wizard who falls in love with a vampire and has to fight for their life in a televised death zone? Barnes & Noble feels your pain, and is opening up the Nook Press self-publishing... Continue reading at Engadget

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Barnes and Noble Rebrands Self-publishing Platform Pubit as NOOK Press

Capitalizing on the recognition of NOOK, Barnes & Noble has rebranded its self-publishing platform Pubit as NOOK Press and added features from FastPencil. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Barnes & Noble relabels PubIt! as Nook Press, adds web-based publishing tool

Barnes & Noble's PubIt! self-publishing conduit has been active for well over two years, but you'd be forgiven for overlooking it with that somewhat forgettable (if very emphatic) name. The company might just know what you're thinking, as it's giving the service a considerably more memorable... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2013-04-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble Reverses Course on Redesigned Book Covers

The bookseller planned to promote classic novels with covers featuring people of color for Black History Month. Critics accused it of “literary blackface.” Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-02-05 23:31:49 UTC ]
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Enter to Win a $50 Gift Card to Barnes and Noble!

To win a $50 gift card to Barnes and Noble, just sign up for Daily Deals, our newsletter that rounds-up the ... Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-01-02 11:31:55 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble Will Seek to Dismiss Ex-CEO’s Defamation Claim

If successful, the move for summary judgment would narrow the scope of any future trial, B&N attorneys say, and more importantly knock out a claim for which former CEO Demos Parneros is said to be seeking roughly $70 million in damages. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Minneapolis Literary Presses Celebrate Successes

It has been a week of celebration for the Twin Cities' most prominent literary nonprofit presses, as Graywolf marks 45 years with a major fundraising campaign, and Coffee House and Milkweed experience record sales. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-01 04:00:00 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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The new literary tastemakers: can they be trusted?

Publishing lecturer Adam Blades looks at how celebrity tastemakers are transforming what we read, and what this means for professional literary criticism. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-22 01:30:03 UTC ]
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Can Britain’s Top Bookseller Save Barnes & Noble?

James Daunt fought Amazon and rescued the country’s biggest bookstore chain. Now comes Chapter 2. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-08-08 10:00:05 UTC ]
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A British Indie Bookstore Owner Holds Barnes & Nobles’ Fate In His Hands: Critical Linking, July 25th, 2019

Critical Linking, a daily roundup of the most interesting bookish links from around the web is sponsored by Libro.FM. “Despite ... Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-07-25 10:30:48 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble says lawsuits 'lack merit' as shareholders file against sale

Shareholders have filed two lawsuits against Barnes & Noble in a legal row over the sale as the book retailer insists the complaints "lack merit".  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-23 16:58:40 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble shareholders to consider Elliott offer as details of bid revealed

Barnes & Noble has issued shareholders with a formal tender offer after rebuffing a further bid from US book distributor Readerlink, made after an initial deadline following the agreement with Ellliott Advisors had passed. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-09 12:42:15 UTC ]
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