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3-for-2 an "irritating" offer - Daunt

The Bookseller – 2011-10-03

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Mon, 03/10/2011 - 08:12 Scrapping Waterstone’s 3-for-2 offer will make customers focus more on books rather than price, the retailer’s m.d James Daunt has said. read more
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Now PA can offer ads with its editorial pages

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Daunt to speak at IPG's 50th conference

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Daunt: booksellers face same "crisis" as libraries

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Hardbacks thrown a lifeline by Daunt

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Waterstone's "bearing fruit", says Daunt

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Waterstone's branches roll out "bespoke offer"

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Amazon readying October Kindle offer

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Daunt's flat rate discount "could hit author royalties"

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Miranda Hart to offer advice with Hodder

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Penguin to offer personalised kids books with new app

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Argos to launch e-book offer

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Publishers "lax" on physical quality of books - Daunt

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Daunt reintroduces centralised buying at Waterstone's

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"Waterstone's approach to buying must change" - Daunt

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Mamut and Daunt outline retail vision

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