Comment: Should Waterstones take a leaf out of Amazon’s book?


After Waterstones revealed a £37.3m loss this week, the question on everyone’s most people’s lips is what can a company selling products so hugely impacted by the digital market do to ensure that they, not only survive, but thrive, in this new online world?

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