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Amazon's Naggar tells publishers to slash ebook prices

Amazon’s publishing chief David Naggar has said publishers should slash their ebook prices to 99p to sell more books. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-09-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA 2015: On E-books, Libraries Pushing For Options

Digital Content Working Group co-chair Carolyn Anthony told members that ALA officials were "continuing to dialogue" with the Big Five publishers over ebook prices. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-06-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon hints at ebook price hike on Jan 1st

Amazon has warned that ebook prices will rise come January following a change in VAT law in an email to self-published authors. On 1st January Amazon will “make a one-time adjustment to convert VAT-exclusive list prices provided to us to VAT-inclusive list prices” resulting in a rise in the list... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-12-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Deal Struck, Amazon Lets Hachette Set Its Own E-Book Prices

Amazon and Hachette Book Group have resolved their dispute over ebook prices and physical book sales with a multiyear agreement in the U.S., ending a standoff that cut off availability of some of the publisher's books by the online retailer and stirred up ugly PR for Amazon.The deal will take... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2014-11-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette book preorders return to Amazon as companies come to terms

Amazon and Hachette have resolved a contentious contract battle that caught readers and authors in the crossfire for months. Neither company is talking specifics, but the New York Times reports that Hachette will get the ability to set its own ebook prices. At the same time, Amazon will offer... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2014-11-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon and Simon & Schuster reach a deal – what does this mean for Hachette?

Amazon and Simon & Schuster recently reached a deal on ebook and print book prices and it gives Simon & Schuster control over ebook prices 'with some limited exceptions.' E-book prices are reportedly part of the ongoing dispute between Amazon and publisher Hachette. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-10-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2014: Paulo Coelho Tells Publishers "Don't Be Greedy"

At a standing room only session at the Frankfurt Book Fair, bestselling Brazilian author Paula Coelho had a message for publishers: Embrace change. And, lower your ebook prices. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-10-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon and Hachette feud could rewrite the book on publishing

The Ebook price row has the potential to create irreversible changes to the literary world and its business modelsThe battle between Amazon and the French publisher Hachette is not just a spat about the price of books. Their row over ebook prices, which led to the online retailer freezing out... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2014-08-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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George Orwell estate 'appalled and wryly' amused at Amazon's 'doublespeak' (+video)

'This is about as close as one can get to the Ministry of Truth and its doublespeak: turning the facts inside out to get a piece of propaganda across,' Bill Hamilton, executor of the Orwell estate, said. Amazon recently wrote a letter criticizing publisher Hachette, with which it is engaged in a... Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-08-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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George Orwell estate 'appalled and wryly' amused at Amazon's 'doublespeak'

'This is about as close as one can get to the Ministry of Truth and its doublespeak: turning the facts inside out to get a piece of propaganda across,' Bill Hamilton, executor of the Orwell estate, said. Amazon recently wrote a letter criticizing publisher Hachette, with which it is engaged in a... Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-08-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon: Hachette dispute may not be solved quickly

Amazon and Hachette are reportedly at odds over terms for ebook prices, at a time when Amazon is in a position of strength and vulnerability. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-06-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon's customers get credits from ebook antitrust settlement

Customers of Amazon.com Inc. found credits in their inboxes Tuesday from the settlement of an antitrust lawsuit over ebook prices. Amazon, in a Customer FAQ posting on its website, said the credits are partial refunds and will be applied automatically to the accounts of those eligible: people... Continue reading at 'Silicon Valley Business Journal'

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2014-03-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Will states and consumers sue Apple over ebook prices?

This summer a judge ruled that Apple arranged a conspiracy with major publishers to raise ebook prices. Now Apple faces a class action lawsuit from plaintiff states and a consumer class. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-11-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Judge bars Apple from price-fixing deals with ebook publisher

Apple says it will appeal against a court ruling that bans the company from entering into deals with publishers that could allow ebook prices to be fixed or inflated. The case was raised by the Department of Justice and judge Denise Cote's decision is very much in line with what they were... Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2013-09-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon's bringing its Kindle Fire HD 7, 8.9 to India on June 27th

Having recently rebranded its operations in India under the Amazon name, the retailer announced today that it's launching the Kindle Fire HD 7 and 8.9 there later this month. Due on June 27th, the two tablets will ship for 15,999 ($275) and 21,999 ($380) rupees with access to a reported 1.9... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2013-06-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Winnie-the-Pooh and Penguin take the stage in ebook trial

Apple enlisted the services of Winnie-the-Pooh in trying to show a court that it did not tinker with ebook prices when it opened its electronic bookstore in 2010, according to the Associated Press.Apple enlisted the services of Winnie-the-Pooh on Tuesday in trying to show a court that it did not... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2013-06-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ether for Authors: Ebook Prices at Rock Bottom

Porter Anderson's weekly curation of the best Web postings for authors takes in the UK's growing consternation over 20p ebooks, Amazon's untrustworthy reviews and more. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-01-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon wins an ebook fight in Europe

European Union regulators ended an antitrust probe into ebook prices after Apple and other publishers offered to abandon the possibility of pricing agreements that would have hindered Amazon selling ebooks more cheaply than their rivals. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2012-12-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon to win ebook tussle with Apple

European Union regulators are to end a US antitrust probe into ebook prices by accepting an offer by Apple and four publishers to ease price restrictions on Amazon, two sources said on Tuesday. Continue reading at 'Stuff'

[ Stuff | 2012-11-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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E-book discounts appearing at Amazon following publisher settlement

Wow. Judge Denise Cote certainly knows how to put a spring in the step of mega corporations. Mere days have passed since she ordered HarperCollins to let retailers to set their own ebook prices, and yet already Kindle bestsellers from that publisher are selling for around $9.99 -- in some cases... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2012-09-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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