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Microsoft stops selling ebooks, offers refunds to customers

If you have been using the Microsoft Store as your point of purchase for ebooks, you're going to have to start shopping elsewhere. Microsoft has ditched the Books category from the store, and this means that not only will it not be possible to buy books from the Microsoft Store, but also that... Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2019-04-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Why Publishers Must Go Mobile

Book purchases are increasingly done on mobile platforms, and most people who read ebooks prefer to do so on tablets or smart phones. There's a big opportunity for publishers here. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-09-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Newfoundland and Labrador Publishers Unite Against Increased Book Tax

Residents and publishers in the remote Canadian province are wringing their hands over a 10% tax jump on all book purchases, set to take effect in January 2017. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Self-publishing boom lifts sales by 79% in a year

18m titles bought by readers in 2013, to a value of £300m, as print sales' decline continuesSelf-published books' share of the UK market grew by 79% in 2013, with 18m self-published books bought by UK readers last year, according to new statistics.With print sales falling by 10% last year, and... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2014-06-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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What Does B&N Do Next?

With Barnes & Noble completing a difficult fiscal 2013 with a bad fourth quarter, publishers are continuing to wonder what is next for the nation’s largest bookstore chain and second largest source of book purchases behind Amazon. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-06-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kobo tops Kindle in Canada

The majority of Canadians still prefer print, and more than a quarter of book purchases were made... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon’s Prime Advantage

Just how important Amazon’s Prime shipping offer has been to the online giant’s success can be seen in data recently compiled by the Codex Group. Last Monday, Amazon announced that Prime, which allows customers free two-day shipping for a $79 annual fee, had surpassed its free shipping on orders... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2012-09-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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E-tailers, E-books Move Ahead

Online retailers continued to increase their market share of book purchases in the second quarter of 2011, according to the latest data from Bowker’s PubTrack Consumer service. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-10-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Post-Christmas ebook sales drop 2.5%

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 19/05/2011 - 09:15 The percentage of ebook purchases has dropped back from the high of the post-Christmas period, falling to 2.5% of all book purchases in volume over the four-week period to 20th March. In a presentation at the... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Marketshare of ebook sales drops back after post-Christmas high

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 19/05/2011 - 10:00 The percentage of ebook purchases has dropped back from the high of the post-Christmas period, falling to 2.5% of all book purchases in volume over the four-week period to 20th March. In a presentation at the... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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