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WHSmith – Beyond Upselling

May 23, 2014


Oh WH Smith, once king of the high street, inventor of the ISBN number, and number one newsagent – where has it gone so, so wrong for you? For the second year running, they’ve come bottom of the Which? Magazine survey of UK stores. Shoppers have been ranking stores according to price, products, service and after-sales […]

Waterstones and Amazon – The Digital Question

May 21, 2012


The news that Waterstones has got into bed with Amazon to sell its Kindle e-reader and e-books in stores has sent some quarters of the publishing world away quivering. But supping with the devil may have its advantages as The Fiction Stroker investigates.. Many people were interested when Waterstones announced today that they had partnered […]