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Amazon is now taking a 30 percent cut of ad sales from Fire TV

Amazon is taking a bigger piece of ad sales on Fire TV, its connected TV devices, by requiring TV networks and digital publishers to hand over 30 percent of their commercial space for it to sell, according to new terms from the e-commerce giant.Until last month, Amazon let the publishers sell... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2018-11-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple said to ready revamped ebooks push against Amazon

Apple is ready to take on Amazon.com in the digital book market again, years after regulators forced the iPhone maker to back down from an earlier effort to challenge the e-commerce giant's lead. Apple is working on a redesigned version of its iBooks ebook reading application for iPhones and... Continue reading at 'Baltimore Sun'

[ Baltimore Sun | 2018-01-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trump tweet causes Amazon's stock to fall $5bn

Amazon had $5bn (£3.8bn) wiped off its stock market valuation after the US president Donald Trump hit out at the e-commerce giant for doing “great damage to tax paying retailers” in a tweet. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Opens Second Bookstore In Massachusetts

Amazon's second Massachusetts bricks and mortar opened yesterday, becoming the e-commerce giant's sixth physical bookstore in the U.S. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-04-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Inside Amazon's first brick-and-mortar bookstore in Massachusetts

Amazon, best known for demolishing the bookstore industry by selling books online, celebrated the opening of its first physical bookstore in the state. The Amazon Books at the Legacy Place shopping center in Dedham is the e-commerce giant's fourth physical store. The other three are in... Continue reading at 'Silicon Valley Business Journal'

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2017-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Books store opens in Southern California

Amazon Books, the e-commerce giant’s seemingly incongruous bricks-and-mortar venture, is now open in San Diego. The store marks the company’s second foray into offline retail. The 3,500-square-foot shop at a mall in the University City neighborhood premiered with little fanfare Sept. 7 and is... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-09-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon rapped by watchdog over 'misleading' delivery charges

The Advertising Standards Authority has rapped Amazon for misleading delivery charges to customers and ordered the e-commerce giant to clarify them. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-08-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon reveals customers' 2016 book buying habits

Debut psychological thriller Behind Closed Doors by BA Paris (Mira) is Amazon Kindle's number-one selling ebook this year to date, according to its summer 2016 report disclosing the latest retail trends for the e-commerce giant. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-07-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Gurr to replace North at helm of Amazon

Amazon’s China country manager Doug Gurr will move to the UK to replace Christopher North at the helm of the e-commerce giant this May. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-04-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon opening a brick-and-mortar bookstore

Twenty years after Amazon.com famously upended the brick-and-mortar book business, the e-commerce giant is going to open a physical bookstore of its own. Continue reading at 'Stuff'

[ Stuff | 2015-11-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Fresh on cusp of launching in UK

Amazon could be on the cusp of launching a grocery delivery operation in the UK after leasing a warehouse from Tesco, it has been reported. Retail Week reported  the e-commerce giant has agreed a 10-year lease with Tesco for a warehouse in Surrey, which is currently being revamped by Clegg Food... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-08-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Boots and Amazon strike partnership

Amazon and Boots have struck up a partnership for the cosmetics chain to sell one of the e-commerce giant's e-reading devices and its Fire tablets. Customers are being offered a £5 Amazon gift card as an incentive to buy a Kindle Paperwhite device or Fire tablet from Boots, as part of an Amazon... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-08-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon May Pay Self-Published Authors No More Than $0.006 Per Page Read

So much for writing short.Last month, Amazon took a page out of Spotify's playbook, electing to start paying its self-published authors by the page rather than per download. The new model was put into action Wednesday—and it looks like the e-commerce giant may now pay writers no more than $0.006... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2015-07-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon records UK sales of £5.3bn last year

Amazon's UK website sales rose by 14% to £5.3bn last year, but the company also paid less in corporation tax and received more handouts in government grants. According to accounts filed in the US, net sales for the UK website were £5.3bn ($8.3bn) to the year ending December 2014, up from... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-06-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon fines publishers for late deliveries

Amazon has begun fining publishers for late deliveries of books to its warehouses.  Meanwhile, some payments to publishers have been delayed by what the company referred to as a “technical error”. The e-commerce giant has written to suppliers warning that if they do not hit delivery targets,... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-05-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon and HarperCollins renew friendship with multi-year contract

Amazon started mending its tattered relationship with the big five publishers last year, signing deals with Macmillan, Simon & Schuster and even Hachette. Now it's HarperCollins' turn to make peace with the e-commerce giant, according to The Wall Str... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2015-04-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Prime fuels Amazon fourth quarter profit

An increase in Prime membership subscriptions helped Amazon to a fourth quarter profit. The e-commerce giant has been under pressure from investors to return a good result after reporting a loss for the previous two quarters of its financial year, but shares recovered yesterday (29th January)... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-01-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Simon & Schuster negotiating with Amazon amid Hachette feud

The publisher is reportedly in talks with the e-commerce giant, sparking speculation as to what the negotiations are about. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-07-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers may hate Amazon, but the retailer may be helping us read more books

Amazon.com's negotiations with publisher Hachette Books Group have sparked a wave of anger toward the e-commerce giant from authors and readers alike. Several authors and analysts have spoken out, saying Amazon is a threat to traditional publishers. Perhaps. But whatever is going on in the... Continue reading at 'Silicon Valley Business Journal'

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2014-06-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rakuten to buy Internet messaging app Viber for $900 million

Japan’s Rakuten will acquire instant messaging and calling app developer Viber Media for US$900 million, the e-commerce giant said Friday, highlighting its moves to penetrate new markets.Rakuten’s purchase of the messaging and VoIP company follows its acquisitions of Canada’s ebook platform... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2014-02-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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