Waterstone’s is closing 20 of its stores in 2011

05.01.11 Waterstone’s has confirmed that 20 stores will close over the next twelve months as part of cost-cutting measures across the wider HMV Group. Results published this morning (5th January), which showed Waterstone’s performing better than sister chain HMV over Christmas, included the warning that full-year profits would be at the lower end of expectation, and that the group was close to... read more

A new best-seller in town!

Gerritsen top as Jamie’s reign ends 11.01.11 American thriller writer Tess Gerritsen has brought an end to Jamie Oliver’s dominance at the summit of the Official UK Top 50. The mass-market edition of Gerritsen’s eighth Rizzoli/Isles thriller, The Killing Place (Bantam), sold 21,744 copies in just three days bringing an end to Oliver’s 13-week stint at the top of the charts.... read more