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Waterstones' Clark leaves company

The Bookseller – 2012-07-12

Waterstones' operations director Steve Clark has left the company with immediate effect. His...
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Waterstones holds half-term children's 3 for 2

Waterstones has brought its 3 for 2 offer back for one week, but only on children’s books... | The Bookseller – 2012-02-09

Waterstones Childrens Book Prize shortlist revealed

This year's shortlist for the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize includes new talent... | The Bookseller – 2012-02-08

Irish arm of Waterstones reveals pre-takeover losses

Waterstones in Ireland made a loss after tax of €12.9m up to April last year, as sales... | The Bookseller – 2012-01-31

B&N 'developing partnership' with Waterstones over Nook

US retailer Barnes & Noble is "developing a partnership with Waterstones to add the Nook... | The Bookseller – 2012-01-30

Waterstones to open Russian "bookshop"

Waterstones is to open a Russian-language "bookshop" within its flagship London... | The Bookseller – 2012-01-25

Women writers dominate Waterstones 11 list

Eight female novelists have made the Waterstones 11 2012 selection, with three novels each from... | The Bookseller – 2012-01-20

Waterstones launches 'book club' promotion

Waterstones has launched a "book club" promotion, with the strapline: "Books you... | The Bookseller – 2012-01-16

Media reacts to Waterstones' logo change

The chairman of the Apostrophe Society has called Waterstones' dropping of its apostrophe... | The Bookseller – 2012-01-12

Waterstones reverts to original logo, drops apostrophe

Waterstones is reverting to its original logo in the Baskerville serif font and dropping its... | The Bookseller – 2012-01-11

Waterstones' e-book buyer Alex Ingram moves on

Alex Ingram, Waterstones' e-book and development buyer, is leaving the company on 16th March... | The Bookseller – 2012-02-13

Waterstones to close Epsom store

Waterstones is to close its Epsom store next month, putting 10 jobs at risk. The last day of... | The Bookseller – 2012-02-22

McShane new Waterstones head of books

Waterstones has announced former Piccadilly store manager Rik McShane as its new head of books at... | The Bookseller – 2012-03-05

Waterstones' "promised land" due for Christmas

Waterstones' m.d. James Daunt has told independent publishers that the “promised land... | The Bookseller – 2012-03-08

Waterstones to grow children's range and space

Waterstones is set to grow its children’s range and space in stores over the summer... | The Bookseller – 2012-03-12

Waterstones to move head office to Piccadilly

Waterstones is to move its head office to its flagship store in Piccadilly to be closer to its... | The Bookseller – 2012-03-13

Burke and Rentzenbrink to leave Waterstones

Waterstones’ publisher liaison manager Simon Burke is leaving the chain and its publisher... | The Bookseller – 2012-03-22

Waterstones partners with Granta for 'Britain' issue

Waterstones has partnered with Granta for its next magazine issue, Britain, with the chain to... | The Bookseller – 2012-03-27

Waterstones launches Easter half-price offer

Waterstones launched a new Buy One Get One Half Price (BOGOHP) promotional offer on selected... | The Bookseller – 2012-03-29

Duddle wins Waterstones Children's Book Prize

Jonny Duddle, a concept artist for the new Aardman Animation film "The Pirates! In An... | The Bookseller – 2012-03-29

Waterstones to sell Amazon Kindle

UK bookseller Waterstones plans to sell Amazon's Kindle e-book reader and other Kindle digital services. | BBC – 2012-05-21

UK bookseller Waterstones to start selling Kindles

The UK's biggest bookstore chain has announced that it will start selling Kindles alongside other digital services from Amazon. Waterstones stores will let Kindle owners digitally browse books... | Engadget – 2012-05-21

Daunt: Waterstones customers 'want Kindle'

Waterstones m.d. James Daunt has said the deal with Amazon to sell its e-reading devices and... | The Bookseller – 2012-05-21

Shock as trade absorbs Waterstones/Amazon alliance

  Publishers have given sharply divided reactions to news released this morning (21st May... | The Bookseller – 2012-05-21

Mixed reactions continue to Waterstones Amazon deal

Reactions of surprise and bemusement have continued in the trade today in the wake of this... | The Bookseller – 2012-05-21

Daunt: 'tens of millions' going into Waterstones refit

The Waterstones decision to sell Amazon Kindles and e-books has provoked widespread discussion in... | The Bookseller – 2012-05-22

Café W to be rolled out at Waterstones

Waterstones is planning to complement its newly announced digital offer by rolling out own-brand... | The Bookseller – 2012-05-25

Daunt: other devices possible for Waterstones

Waterstones could sell other devices instore alongside the Kindle, as m.d. James Daunt said the... | The Bookseller – 2012-06-03

Waterstones launches summer campaign

Waterstones has today (12th June) launched a buy-one-get-one-half-price (BOGOHF) Summer Reading... | The Bookseller – 2012-06-12

Waterstones picks next 12 Book Club reads

Waterstones has today announced the next 12 titles in its quarterly Book Club, featuring four... | The Bookseller – 2012-07-02

Taylor to manage Waterstones Piccadilly

Waterstones has appointed a new manager to run its Piccadilly store as part of a plan to... | The Bookseller – 2012-07-03

Ian Matthews leaves Waterstones

Waterstones divisional manager for the East region, Ian Matthews, has left with “immediate... | The Bookseller – 2012-07-18

Waterstones in Bromsgrove closes

Waterstones in Bromsgrove is to hold its last day of trading tomorrow (27th July) before the shop... | The Bookseller – 2012-07-26

Waterstones chooses Aytmatov as Book of the Month

Waterstones will feature Jamilia by Kyrgyzstan author Chingiz Aytmatov, originally published... | The Bookseller – 2012-07-30

Head office reshuffle at Waterstones

Waterstones has made further changes to its head office personnel, with Neil Best taking up the... | The Bookseller – 2012-07-31

Waterstones changes store guidance on events

Waterstones has issued new advice to its bookstores on running author events, after concern that... | The Bookseller – 2012-08-01

Head of property leaves at Waterstones

Head of property Andrew Milner-Walker has left Waterstones after 10 years "to pursue other... | The Bookseller – 2012-08-02

Waterstones starts readying stores for Kindles

The first digital units are beginning to be built into the Waterstones bookshop branches, as the... | The Bookseller – 2012-08-17

Waterstones Autumn Book Club titles revealed

Titles from publishers Hachette and Random House feature strongly on the Waterstones Book Club... | The Bookseller – 2012-08-31

Waterstones delays head office move

Waterstones is to delay its head office move from Brentford to its flagship London Piccadilly... | The Bookseller – 2012-09-13

Waterstones begins new branding push

Waterstones is rolling out a new branding campaign set to emphasise the benefits of shopping in a... | The Bookseller – 2012-10-05

Waterstones to sell Paperwhite 'end of the month'

The Kindle Paperwhite is go on sale through Waterstones stores by the end of the month, the... | The Bookseller – 2012-10-16

Waterstones and Amazon begin Kindle promotion

Waterstones has begun promoting the Amazon Kindle devices that will be on sale in stores from... | The Bookseller – 2012-10-22

Waterstones welcomes Kindle with ‘light-hearted’ campaign

Waterstones has launched a “light-hearted” branding campaign to coincide with selling... | The Bookseller – 2012-10-25

Waterstones’ Daunt Pimps for Amazon Kindle: Good Idea?

As the Kindle goes on sale at Waterstones stores, MD James Daunt has been defending the highly criticized decision, insisting it is to his company's advantage. | Publishing Perspectives – 2012-10-26

Binet debut on Waterstones Book of the Year shortlist

A debut novel translated from French is among the six titles shortlisted for the inaugural... | The Bookseller – 2012-10-30

Waterstones to expand if Christmas a hit

Waterstones will look to expand is business from next year if the chain records a good Christmas... | The Bookseller – 2012-11-15

Polpo is Waterstones Book of the Year

A “beautifully designed” debut cookery book by London restaurateur Russell Norman has... | The Bookseller – 2012-11-30

Debut authors make Waterstones 11

An award-winning ballet dancer and a French opera director are among the debut authors tipped for success in 2013 by book chain Waterstones. | BBC – 2013-01-15

Daunt: 'Two years' to transform Waterstones

Waterstones managing director James Daunt has said it will take two years to transform the chain... | The Bookseller – 2013-02-04

Waterstones unveils new "leaner" structure

Waterstones has unveiled a new structure as m.d. James Daunt told staff the chain must “... | The Bookseller – 2013-02-08

Shortlists revealed for Waterstones Children's Book Prize

Random House Children's Books, Egmont and Little Tiger Press have each picked up two... | The Bookseller – 2013-02-14

Waterstones to launch bookselling certificate

Waterstones is set to launch a UK “industry first” professional qualification in... | The Bookseller – 2013-02-25

Waterstones event for Meyer

Stephenie Meyer, author of the Twilight series, will be holding an event in the UK next week for... | The Bookseller – 2013-02-28

Pitcher wins Waterstones Children's Book Prize

Annabel Pitcher was named a "genuine literary star" this evening as she won the... | The Bookseller – 2013-03-21

Leicester branch of Waterstones to close

One of the two Waterstones shops in Leicester is to close with nine people under the threat of... | The Bookseller – 2013-04-22

Waterstones fundraises with "Maytilda"

Waterstones has pledged to raise £200,000 a year for Booktrust's new Children's... | The Bookseller – 2013-05-02

Early opening for Brown at Waterstones Piccadilly

Waterstones has said it will be the first retailer to go on sale with signed copies of Dan Brown... | The Bookseller – 2013-05-10

Six new Waterstones stores to open

Waterstones has signed a lease for a new store in Dorking, the first bookshop opening since the... | The Bookseller – 2013-06-06

Waterstones seeks new Wakefield site

Waterstones is to pull out of its Wakefield shopping centre location when the mall redevelops... | The Bookseller – 2013-06-26

Sixty-six managers depart Waterstones

Waterstones has confirmed that 66 managers left the chain last week as part of its management... | The Bookseller – 2013-07-24

Penguin: 'Double digit growth with Waterstones'

Penguin UK achieved double-digit growth with Waterstones in the first six months of 2013, ahead... | The Bookseller – 2013-07-29

Pratchett Kindle cases from Waterstones

Waterstones is to launch two exclusive limited edition Terry Pratchett Kindle cases, including a... | The Bookseller – 2013-08-23

Waterstones auction raises £75k for Children's Reading Fund

Waterstones has raised over £75,000 for Booktrust's Children's Reading Fund at a... | The Bookseller – 2013-09-30

Munro short story to be Waterstones exclusive

Profile is to republish a short story by Alice Munro, winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, to... | The Bookseller – 2013-10-14

Daunt: sales rise at revamped Waterstones

The refurbished Waterstones stores are seeing overall sales growth of between 5%–10%, m.d.... | The Bookseller – 2013-10-14

Beard book up for Waterstones prize

A graphic novel about a man's beard is up against works by Booker winner Julian Barnes and best-selling author Kate Atkinson for the Waterstones Book of the Year prize. | BBC – 2013-10-31

Waterstones Tenterden suffers fire damage

The Waterstones branch in Tenterden, Kent, is likely to be closed “for some time”... | The Bookseller – 2013-11-06

Departures at Waterstones in buying 'evolution'

Waterstones has confirmed that four of the chain's range buyers have left the business as the... | The Bookseller – 2013-11-25

Stoner is Waterstones Book of the Year

Forty-eight years after it was first published, Stoner (Vintage Classics) by the late US author... | The Bookseller – 2013-12-02

Woolcott leaves Waterstones

Waterstones marketing manager Jon Woolcott is leaving the chain after seven years. ... | The Bookseller – 2013-12-31

Faber leads on Waterstones Children's Book Prize shortlist

Faber has achieved three shortlistings for this year’s 10th Waterstones Children’s... | The Bookseller – 2014-02-12

Waterstones sleepover for Jacqueline Wilson fans

Children’s author Jacqueline Wilson will read from her new book Paws and Whiskers (... | The Bookseller – 2014-02-24

Daunt: Waterstones key to discoverability

Waterstones will switch to a new website platform this summer, to replace its current "... | The Bookseller – 2014-02-27

Rundell takes Waterstones Children’s Book Prize

Katherine Rundell’s novel Rooftoppers (Faber and Faber) has been crowned the overall winner... | The Bookseller – 2014-04-03

Waterstones opens first new location since 2008

Waterstones is to open a new store in Ringwood, Hampshire, on Saturday (19th April). It is the... | The Bookseller – 2014-04-17

Waterstones opens revamped York store

Waterstones has opened another new-look store in York. The York bookshop has moved from its... | The Bookseller – 2014-04-30

Allen and Howells leave Waterstones

Fiona Allen, head of PR and brand communications at Waterstones, and Jon Howells, the chain's... | The Bookseller – 2014-05-13

Connors and Waterstones win at British Sports Book Awards

Former tennis player Jimmy Connors, publicists Karen Geary and Rebecca Mundy, and retailer... | The Bookseller – 2014-05-21

Waterstones to open 'The Southwold Bookshop'

Waterstones has announced the opening of its fourth shop in two months in Southwold, Suffolk.... | The Bookseller – 2014-06-16

Best to leave Waterstones

Waterstones’ business development manager Neil Best is to leave the company after 25 years... | The Bookseller – 2014-06-24

Gollancz and Waterstones team up for SFF Festival

Gollancz is to hold a one-day multi-media science fiction and fantasy festival at Waterstones... | The Bookseller – 2014-06-25

Clinton appears at exclusive Waterstones signing

Hillary Clinton has kicked off the UK promotional activity for her memoir Hard Choices (Simon... | The Bookseller – 2014-07-03

Waterstones 'local' bookstore meets opposition from residents

UK bookstore chain Waterstones recently opened a location in Southwold, Suffolk titled Southwold Books. Some residents say it's hiding the fact that it's not independently owned. | The Christian Science Monitor – 2014-07-23

Waterstones stocks Amazon Publishing's Sherratt

Paperback editions of books by Amazon Publishing UK author Mel Sherratt are being stocked locally... | The Bookseller – 2014-08-20

Tourist gets trapped in Waterstones bookstore, sparks jealousy

Waterstones patron David Willis tweeted at the Twitter account for the company, alerting them that he was locked inside one of their stores. | The Christian Science Monitor – 2014-10-21

Waterstones to hold 'sleepover' following tourist lock-in

Waterstones Piccadilly is to host a sleepover this Friday (24th October), following an incident last Thursday night (16th October) where a tourist got locked in Waterstones in Trafalgar... | The Bookseller – 2014-10-22

Who wants to sleep over at a Waterstones bookstore?

After an American became accidentally locked inside a Waterstones location after it closed, the UK book store chain is inviting contest winners to stay the night. | The Christian Science Monitor – 2014-10-22

Poirot and Jeeves join in Waterstones sleepover

Detective Hercule Point and butler Jeeves joined guests at a sleepover event in Waterstones’ flagship store on Saturday (26th October). Altogether 19 guests spent 12 hours overnight in the... | The Bookseller – 2014-10-28

Gateshead return for Waterstones

Waterstones looks set to give its Christmas trade an added boost with the opening of two new branches between now and December 25th. | The Bookseller – 2014-10-31

Flanagan and Macdonald on Waterstones shortlist

Man Booker Prize winner The Narrow Road to the Deep North and Samuel Johnson Prize winner H is for Hawk are amongst the titles competing to win the Waterstones Book of the Year 2014. There are eight... | The Bookseller – 2014-11-11

Eight books up for Waterstones prize

Richard Flanagan's Man Booker Prize winning novel The Narrow Road to the Deep North is among eight contenders for Waterstones Book of the Year 2014. | BBC – 2014-11-11

Exclusive Knausgaard box set for Waterstones

Vintage has released an exclusive box set of Karl Ove Knausgaard’s My Struggle series with Waterstones this week. The set comprises paperback editions of the first three books in the series, A... | The Bookseller – 2014-11-20

Thirty-six authors head for Waterstones Piccadilly

Authors David Mitchell, Michel Faber and Malorie Blackman are among a total of 36 writers who will be socializing with customers at a Waterstones Christmas shopping event in London tonight (26th... | The Bookseller – 2014-11-27

The Miniaturist named Waterstones Book of the Year

The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton has been named as the Waterstones Book of the Year. Burton's debut novel, published by Picador, beat a shortlist that also included Man Booker Prize winner The... | The Bookseller – 2014-12-02

Daunt: 'Waterstones could break even this financial year'

Waterstones will “break even” this year if the retailer has a good Christmas, according to its m.d James Daunt. In an interview with the Guardian, the Waterstones boss said the chain’s... | The Bookseller – 2014-12-02

Healey and Burton on Waterstones spring list

Waterstones has revealed its Spring Book Club titles with half of the 12-strong paperback selection authored by debut novelists, including newly crowned Costa First Novel winner Emma Healey... | The Bookseller – 2015-01-06

Waterstones' core Christmas sales up 5%

Waterstones’ core Christmas sales were up over 5% year-on-year but overall revenue was hit by lower sales of Kindle devices. The chain bookseller’s m.d, James Daunt, said the company had a... | The Bookseller – 2015-01-07

Waterstones in talks to buy Blinkbox books

Waterstones is in exclusive talks to buy Blinkbox books, The Bookseller understands. Tesco is in exclusive talks with one buyer, thought to be Waterstones, with a deal expected to be finalised by... | The Bookseller – 2015-01-14

Bookseller killed by falling sign at Blackpool Waterstones

Waterstones has confirmed the tragic death of one of its "much-loved" booksellers, Margaret Sheridan, after an incident at its Blackpool shop yesterday (12th January).  The company paid tribute to... | The Bookseller – 2015-01-14

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