Thursday 26th November

Book2book Home Book Trade News Trade Announcements Bestseller Lists About

Hastings Sale Completed

Posted at 7:24AM Wednesday 16 Jul 2014

After a delay caused by lawsuits questioning the adequacy of the purchase price, the shareholders of Hastings Entertainment have approved the sale of the retailer to companies owned by Joel Weinshanker, one of Hastings' largest shareholders.


Get book trade news by email

Daily book trade headlines and breaking publishing news by email - just £3 a month. Click on the Subscribe button below to sign up now

Find out more

Search the news archive:

More Book Trade News

Uk Bookshops Tackle Black Friday With 'civilised Saturday'

Over 100 bookshops across the country have tried to quell the mania of Black Friday by offering a more peaceful alternative

Cuts At Penguin Random House Australia And New Zealand

Restructure will lead to cuts of 15 roles in Australia

Irish Book Awards 2015 Winning Authors

Celebrating its 10th anniversary this year

Londoner's Diary: WHSmith Has No Place In Poet's Corner

Rhymes found in the greeting cards don't count

Tintin Expert Becomes First Uk Professor Of Comics

First professor appointed to work solely in this field

Guardian First Book Award 2015 Goes To Poet Andrew McMillan

McMillan becomes the first poet to win the £10,000 prize

Account Sign-In

Most Popular Stories

  1. Hot Key Announces A Raft Of YA Acquisitions
  2. Bertelsmann Seeks Partner To Buy Penguin Random House
  3. 16 Charming Bookshops In The UK Everyone Must Visit
  4. Leading African Publisher To Launch In The UK Introducing The Finest New Voices From The Continent
  5. Amazon Resets Account Passwords Feared Compromised
  6. Eccles British Library Writers In Residence Award 2016
  7. The Reading Agency Announces World Book Night Titles And Opens Volunteer Applications For 2016
  8. World Book Night Titles Announced
  9. Cuts At Penguin Random House Australia And New Zealand
  10. New York Amazon Adverts For Nazi-Themed TV Show Should Come Down Says Mayor Bill De Blasio