#ebook pricing

Publishing news tagged with #ebook pricing


Millennials, Diversity Big Topics at BookNet Canada's Annual Tech Forum

At BookNet Canada’s 10th annual Tech Forum, a full-day event in downtown Toronto which took place on Friday, discussions centered around ebook pricing, Millennials’ book buying habits, and how publishers can use technology to more effectively market diverse books. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #ebook pricing #downtown toronto #booknet canada


Futurebook Digital Census 2015 launches

The Bookseller has launched its annual tracker of the publishing's industry's transformation, the FutureBook Digital Census. The survey, which annually attracts more than 1,000 responses from across the book business, looks at the patterns of digital sales growth and industry views on subjects... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-09-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #agency model #ebook pricing #book business #annual tracker


Digital Engagement Tops Talks at BookNet Canada Tech Forum

At the annual event, held last week in Toronto, industry leaders addressed various aspects of digital development in publishing, from ebook pricing and reader engagement to bundling and podcasts. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-03-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #reader engagement #ebook pricing #digital development #annual event


Ebook Pricing in Australia, Germany, India: Infographic from ePub Direct

How much does an ebook cost in Australia, Germany or India? EPub Direct offers an infographic with key statistics on ebook pricing and more. The post Ebook Pricing in Australia, Germany, India: Infographic from ePub Direct appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-02-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #key statistics #ebook cost #ebook pricing


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 ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #ebook pricing #limited exceptions #digital books #simon schuster #multiyear deal #agency pricing


Orwell estate hits back at Amazon's corporate 'doublespeak'

Internet retailer accused of using tactics from Orwell's 1984 in war of words with the publisher HachetteRepresentatives of George Orwell have described Amazon's selective quoting of the Nineteen Eighty-Four author as "dystopian and shameless" and "as close as one can get to the Ministry of... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2014-08-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #ebook pricing #ebook terms #publisher hachette


Amazon wants you to ask Hachette's CEO for lower ebook prices

Amazon's fight with Hachette over ebook pricing just got extra-personal. Hot on the heels of writers attacking Jeff Bezos' "retaliation," the Amazon Books Team has posted a Readers United site that calls on you to email Hachette CEO Michael Pietsch... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2014-08-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #ebook pricing


“Stop Hitting Yourself!”

After months of wielding the stick, Amazon is trying the carrot—or at least pretending to—in its feud with Hachette over ebook pricing. Early this week, it sent a letter to “a few authors and agents” with a sugarcoated proposal to “take authors out of the middle” of the dispute. So long as... Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2014-07-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #ebook sales #ebook pricing


As Amazon slugs it out with the big publishers, authors are left cowering | Adam Fletcher & Paul Hawkins

And whoever comes out on top, you can bet the poor old writer won't be any better offA few weeks ago, we published a book called Denglisch for Better Knowers, a (hopefully) humorous book about how the English language could be improved by taking new words and concepts from German. Like "ear... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2014-06-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #publisher hachette #ebook pricing


Colbert Declares War on Amazon: Watch the Clip

Our Clip of the Week comes to you in the form of two back-to-back segments from Wednesday night's "The Colbert Report," in which Stephen Colbert first outlines the ongoing battle between Amazon and the Hachette Book Group over ebook pricing, and then, together with his guest, National Book... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2014-06-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #edan lepucki #hardball tactics #ebook pricing #ongoing battle #wednesday night


Canadian E-Book Consent Agreements Suspended

A strong protest from Kobo convinced Canada’s Competition Tribunal to suspend an agreement announced last month between four multinational publishers and Canada’s Competition Bureau regarding ebook pricing. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-03-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #ebook pricing #competition bureau #multinational publishers #strong protest


In appeal, Apple says ebook ruling will harm consumers

Apple had no knowledge that publishers were engaged in a conspiracy in December 2009 or at any other point, the company said in its appeal against a district court ruling which found Apple and five major U.S. publishers had conspired to fix ebook prices.The district court’s findings show that... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2014-02-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #ebook versions #ebook pricing #district court


Ether for Authors: Is the Dust-Up Over Kobo’s Devices Fair?

In Publishing Perspectives' Ether for Authors, Porter Anderson looks at controversy over Kobo's new push, at ebook pricing, Frankfurt Academy's CONTEC, and more. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-09-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #frankfurt academy #ebook pricing #porter anderson


Apple ebooks judge to limit antitrust remedies

The federal judge who last month found Apple Inc. liable for fixing ebook prices said she plans to limit the remedies sought by the U.S. to ensure they "rest as lightly as possible" on the way the company does business.U.S. District Judge Denise Cote in Manhattan Tuesday said she intends to... Continue reading at 'Crains New York'

[ Crains New York | 2013-08-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #antitrust law #ebook pricing #sale price #justice department


Apple Loses E-Book Price Lawsuit, Faces Damages

A judge has just ruled that Apple is guilty of conspiring to raise ebook prices. The federal antitrust suit against Apple over ebook pricing has come to a conclusion: The judge has decided that Apple conspired with five major book publishers to artificially push prices up. Apple denied the... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2013-07-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #ebook pricing #ebook market #apple denied #apple conspired


The War Between Publishers and Libraries Over Ebooks: An Overview

At the heart of the debate between publishers and libraries over ebook pricing and lending is a simple question: do libraries increase book sales or cannibalize them? Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2012-12-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #simple question #ebook pricing


Simon & Schuster consolidates

Simon & Schuster just got a little smaller. The publishing division of CBS Corp., known for Bob Woodward bestsellers, Glenn Beck polemics and Stephen King novels, announced Tuesday that it was consolidating its imprints into four publishing groups. Most significantly, the Free Press, a... Continue reading at 'Crains New York'

[ Crains New York | 2012-10-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #jodi picoult #judith curr #named president #jonathan karp #ebook pricing #$9 million #$189 million


Weighing the Consequences

The government views its settlement with, and continuing litigation against, publishers and Apple over ebook pricing as a great victory for consumers. The overwhelming reaction in the book industry, however, is one of bewilderment, with many members believing that the government has no sense of... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2012-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #long term #book business #book industry #ebook pricing


Apple and four publishers seek EC deal; Penguin does not

Five of the companies under investigation in Europe over ebook pricing have made representations... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-04-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #ebook pricing


Australia pondering joining ebook lawsuit bandwagon

If Apple, Hachette, HarperCollins, Macmillian, Penguin and Simon & Schuster thought they only had to contend with a federal ebook lawsuit in the US, they'd better think again. Australia's Competition and Consumer commission is inviting local businesses to raise formal concerns as it weighs... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2012-04-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #ebook pricing #simon schuster #latest developments #comment publicly