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Fixed Book Prices in Germany: Two New Studies Are Introduced in Berlin

Germany's publishers and booksellers association releases dual studies on fixed book prices, long a tradition and legally regulated reality in the market. The post Fixed Book Prices in Germany: Two New Studies Are Introduced in Berlin appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-11-08 12:32:15 UTC ]
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Russia’s Book Business Statistics Chief: Some Market Contraction

Industry output in Russia continues to slide, according to figures cited by the market's book chamber, even as book prices rise. The post Russia’s Book Business Statistics Chief: Some Market Contraction appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-10-02 03:20:55 UTC ]
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Literary fiction in crisis as sale drop dramatically, Arts Council England reports

New figures show that fewer UK writers earn enough to live on, as ACE blames falling sales of literary fiction on the recession and the rise of smartphonesThe image of the impoverished writer scratching out their masterwork in a freezing garret remains as true today as it was a century ago,... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-12-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Joanne Harris: We should all celebrate Bookshop Day

Small presses, libraries and independents are all under threat. No one wants to hear their child ask: ‘What’s a bookshop?’On Saturday it is Bookshop Day. My heart always sinks a little when I hear that a day has been set aside to celebrate something I love: it too often feels like being put on a... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-10-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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In Uganda: Nobody Complains That Book Prices Are Too Low

In the West, years of deep discounts in the trade and audience-attracting freebies in self-publishing have led to concerns about books being undervalued. In Uganda, pricing runs the other way. The post In Uganda: Nobody Complains That Book Prices Are Too Low appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-05-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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On French and German Attitudes to Book Prices

The French and German attitudes toward book prices originate in their long-standing cultural view on the importance of books as a bastion of culture. The post On French and German Attitudes to Book Prices appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-12-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple's Eddy Cue on ebooks price-fixing war: 'I'd do it again'

iBooks chief fighting US court ruling that the company ‘conspired’ to fix prices in its competition with Amazon is defiant before trial. Tim Cook ‘feels the same’Apple goes before a US federal appeal court in two weeks to try to overturn a US Justice Department ruling on ebooks price-fixing. But... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2014-12-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Prices: Have Authors Lowballed Themselves?

This week Porter Anderson sets up an #EtherIssue discussion on the market implications of bargain-basement book prices and looks at Kobo's fight for Agency. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-03-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Overstock.com says it will match Amazon's book prices – from now on

Following a promotion in which the site sold books at 10 percent off Amazon's prices, Overstock.com says it will now match Amazon prices for books. And it's not a temporary measure. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-08-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Will the Quebec Government Step In to Try To Save Small Bookstores?

Hearings begin in Quebec to consider the regulation of book prices that would favor small bookstores. One economist argues that this will ultimately hurt the book industry. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-08-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Are Overstock.com and Amazon in a price war?

Overstock.com is offering 'tens of thousands' of books at '10 percent off Amazon's book prices.' Now Amazon has reduced the prices of many of its bestsellers by as much as 50 to 65 percent. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-07-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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