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Shifting Thoughts on Agency Pricing: Shatzkin’s Pivot

‘Amazon demonstrated dazzling marketplace power,’ writes Mike Shatzkin, in what he presents as a new narrative on relations between the retailer and the Big Five. ‘Agency in 2010 Was a Strategy; By 2015 a Surrender’ By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson n an interesting... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-03-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2015: Hachette's Nourry on Publishing's Big Questions

Arnaud Nourry, chairman and chief executive of Hachette Livre, answered questions on hot-button topics like self-publishing, agency pricing, and threats to copyright. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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S&S strikes 'version of agency' deal with Amazon

Simon & Schuster in the US and Amazon have signed a new multiyear deal which is a "return to a version of agency" and is also “economically advantageous for both Simon & Schuster and its authors”. An email from Carolyn Reidy (pictured), president and c.e.o. at Simon & Schuster, said... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-10-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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S&S, Amazon Agree on 'Version' of Agency Pricing

The new sales agreement supposedly reached on Monday by Amazon and Simon & Schuster, has been confirmed by both parties. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-10-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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DOJ defends Apple ebook price fixing injunction, says publishers had it easy

The US Department of Justice isn't buying publishers' arguments that proposed injunctions against Apple for alleged ebook price fixing are excessive and contradictory. DOJ attorney Lawrence Buterman claims in a response letter that the penalties against Apple are necessarily harsher, since it... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2013-08-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Judge denies Apple's request to suspend ebook antitrust ruling

Apple, in its ongoing battle over an ebook price fixing scandal, has been dealt yet another setback. Last month, Judge Denise Cote ruled that Apple had violated antitrust laws in conspiring with publishers to raise ebook prices. Cupertino asked for a temporary suspension of her ruling while it... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2013-08-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers and Apple hit back at DOJ

Publishers and Apple fighting the US' Department of Justice over agency pricing have hit back... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-08-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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E-book price fixing trial set for 2013: Apple, Macmillan and Penguin prepare for courtroom brawl

The Justice Department meant business when it accused Apple and five other publishers of price-rigging ebooks, and are officially taking Cupertino and two publishers to court. In a hearing on Friday, Judge Denise Cote set a bench trial for June 3, 2012, putting Apple, Macmillan and Penguin Group... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2012-06-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Justice Department preparing Apple iBooks antitrust lawsuit

The Justice Department is reportedly preparing to go after Apple, Simon & Schuster, Hachette, Penguin, Macmillan and HarperCollins following its investigation into alleged ebook price-rigging. The case centers around a deal to switch to agency pricing, where the vendor takes a 30 percent cut... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2012-03-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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AP Watt's King attacks 25% digital royalty rate

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 19/05/2011 - 12:58 A P Watt chairman Caradoc King has become the latest agent to attack the 25% royalty rate on ebooks, with agency pricing and piracy also among topics under discussion at today's Westminster Media Forum. read more Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Random House US to bring 17K books to iBookstore

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Wed, 02/03/2011 - 18:05 Random House US is introducing 17,000 books to the iBookstore, several days after it announced it had moved to agency pricing. At this afternoon's Apple iPad event in San Francisco, Apple c.e.o. Steve Jobs said users have... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Non-agency authors are Amazon UK’s bestselling ebooks

Written By: Lisa Campbell Amazon.co.uk has reiterated its opposition to agency pricing as it revealed its top-selling ebook authors are not governed by the model. Last week Amazon.com announced ebooks had begun to outsell paperbacks in the US for the first time, with 115 ebooks bought for every... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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OFT launches investigation into agency pricing

Written By: Charlotte Williams The Office of Fair Trading has announced an enquiry into the ebook agency model, following what it described as a "significant number of complaints". The OFT said the investigation is "into whether arrangements that certain publishers have put in place with some... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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