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Futurebook Digital Census 2015 launches

The Bookseller has launched its annual tracker of the publishing's industry's transformation, the FutureBook Digital Census. The survey, which annually attracts more than 1,000 responses from across the book business, looks at the patterns of digital sales growth and industry views on subjects... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-09-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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S&S to Go Agency With Amazon

As Hachette continues its stalemate with Amazon over ebook sales terms, Simon & Schuster has reached a new agreement with the e-tailer. Among other things, the new deal will allow S&S to set the prices on its ebooks, marking a return to the agency model. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-10-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers Claim Apple Order Illegally Hobbles Return to Agency Model

In appeal filings last week, lawyers for Simon & Schuster and Macmillan contend that Judge Denise Cote's injunction against Apple has made a timely return to a “no-discount” agency model for ebooks all but impossible. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-07-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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In ebook case, Apple says publishers had already taken measures to counter Amazon

Concerned about Amazon.com's low pricing of ebooks, publishers had taken measures as early as 2009 such as "windowing," a practice of delaying ebook releases to benefit sales of hardcover editions, Apple said in a filing in an ebook price-fixing lawsuit.The U.S. Department of Justice in an... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2013-05-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Self-publishing, agency lead LBF debate

The future of self-publishing, the new agency model and the Penguin Random House merger will be... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-04-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers reach agreement with EC over agency

The European Commission has begun the process of dismantling the agency model after finding... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-09-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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E-book landscape shifts as DoJ rocks agency model

The future of the agency model looks uncertain this evening (11th April) after three giant US... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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US Sues Apple and Publishers Over e-Book Prices

The US accuses Apple and Hachette, HarperCollins, Macmillan, Simon and Schuster and Penguin of colluding over the prices of ebooks they sell. This lawsuit is over the firms' move to the agency model where publishers rather than sellers set price ... Continue reading at 'Editor & Publisher'

[ Editor & Publisher | 2012-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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EU hints at possible deal over agency model

EU regulators have hinted that they are open to a deal with European publishers over the agency... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Granta hits iBookstore

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Wed, 10/08/2011 - 15:07 Granta Publications has put its books onto the iBookstore, with all digitised titles from Granta Books and Portobello now made available. Marketing and digital development director Iain Chapple said: "We are committed to... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple and US publishers face agency lawsuit

Written By: Philip Jones Publication Date: Wed, 10/08/2011 - 09:40 FIve US publishers and Apple have been named in a US lawsuit alleging the companies "illegally fix prices of electronic books" and that the five publishers "forced Amazon to abandon its discount pricing and adhere to a new... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers could follow Random's agency move

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 12/05/2011 - 15:34 Random House UK's switch to the agency model this week could lead other publishers to follow suit, despite the Office of Fair Trading investigating ebook pricing. The publisher's switch on Tuesday meant it has around... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Random UK signs to agency model

Written By: Graeme Neill and Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 10/05/2011 - 09:04 Random House has become the latest publisher to sign up to the agency terms with Apple, saying it wants to makes its ebooks available "to as many readers as possible". The move means that around 6,000... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Random House UK to stay outside of agency despite US move

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 01/03/2011 - 09:53 Random House UK has said it will continue to evaluate options for ebook pricing but will not follow its US business in adopting the agency model. A statement from Random House US issued overnight said agency would... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Random House E-book Change May Pave Way to IBookstore

In an unexpected about-face, publisher Random House announced on Monday that it would adopt the agency model for ebook sales in the U.S., beginning March 1... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2011-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Agency could be on hold for new publishers

Written By: Charlotte Williams and Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Fri, 04/02/2011 - 12:19 The transition to the agency model could be halted as publishers outside of the new terms could wait as much as a year for an Office of Fair Trading investigation into ebook pricing to be completed. The... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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