Everything, Everything: by Nicola Yoon Conversation Starters
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Humanizing the big-box bookshop
James Daunt gave up a brief career in banking and opened a small, family-owned chain of London bookstores bearing the family name the original store, in Marylebone High Street, is literally the most beautiful English-language bookstore I've ever set foot in ; in , he took over management of Waterstones , the UK's last, foundering bookstore chain, and effected a miraculous turnaround by devolving purchasing to the managers who knew local tastes best, ending the practice of soliciting "co-op" payments from publishers to order in and stock massive piles of their frontlist titles, most of which would end up being returned. Daunt is now moving to New York to assume control of Barnes and Noble, following a private equity takeover of America's last major bookselling chain Borders failed in , the same year Daunt took over Waterstones. A few years back, the company laid off its most experienced booksellers in a nationwide bloodbath that shed its highest-waged employees, at a terrible price. Hundreds of stores have shuttered since. Daunt's approach to countering Amazon's dominance focuses on the distinct pleasures of shopping in stores: beautiful spaces, with expert booksellers, and the immediate gratification of leaving the shop with a great book in your hands, and with an ecommerce effort that doesn't try to compete head-to-head with Amazon. Often times, these are the survivors of indie bookseller closures, and despite years of corporate belt-tightening and fuckery, they are resolutely literary and genuinely interested in their product.
It was not the way I would normally have looked on a Wednesday afternoon in early June, but this was anything but an ordinary Wednesday. The planogram was enforced by occasional visits from HMV managers. Where exactly had it come from. Galen Fletcher.
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