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Friday September 7, 2018 at 2:36pm
Waterstones is buying the 115 year-old family-owned chain Foyles, saying the deal will help to "champion" real bookshops in the face of online rivals.The sale includes Foyles' well-known Charing Cross Road store in central London, which was relocated to larger premises in 2014.Waterstones said the deal would help booksellers fight back against Amazon's "siren call".The larger chain has 283 bookshops across the UK and northern Europe.View full BBC article