Tag Archives: Whitcoulls
Chris Baty sent us a copy of this National Business Review article discussing the fortunes and dynamics of Whitcoulls and associated businesses.
An article about the possibility that the existence and behaviour of online-only book retailers may perversely have helped physical bookstores, by giving them the push they needed to examine their…
A paper presented at Booksellers Conference by Brian Easton compares the variety of bookshops to the then small selection of political parties contesting the imminent election and draws some interesting…
An article in The Wellingtonian paper about the closure of Bruce & Janis Caddy’s Dymocks Bookshop on “Stewart Dawson’s Corner” – between Willis Street and Lambton Quay.
“Whitcoulls: more than just books in market share war” article by Karyn Scherer, New Zealand Herald, 27th May 1999
An interview with Fran Stanley, then the new general manager of Whitcoulls, about the challenges facing the company and the industry, and how she planned to tackle them.
An article by The Independent discusses the fortunes and management moves of three big bookselling chains.
An article in The Listener assessing the impact of Borders opening in Auckland. In an interesting pair of forecasts, Flying Pig founder predicts independent bookstores as the likely losers, while…
A few weeks after Bloomsbury published Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J K Rowling, this article by Noel O’Hare about deep-discounting, loss-leading and counter-strategies used by various…
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