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Amazon’s influence felt larger in small cities

In just a quarter-century of existence, Amazon has grown from an online bookseller to a company valued at $1 trillion and sells pretty much anything that can be imagined. With such a hefty inventory, Amazon has had to grow beyond Jeff Bezos' garage in Bellevue to a huge headquarters in... Continue reading at 'Silicon Valley Business Journal'

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2019-06-25 11:18:10 UTC ]
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In healthcare, Amazon eyes yet another sector to upend

From its humble beginnings as an online bookseller, Amazon.com Inc. has morphed into the world’s largest online retailer, a major book publisher, a film and television producer, a hardware manufacturer, a leading provider of cloud server space, an auction house, a marketing platform and a... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-01-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Wordery founders sell 49% stake to Connect Books

Connect Books has bought the remaining 49% stake in Wordery to become the sole owners of the retailer. Wordery – an online bookseller – was established in October 2012 as a joint enterprise between Connect Books, which owned a 51% stake, and former Book Depository IT director Will Jones and... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-09-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon and Penguin Random House said to be in dispute

Industry sources say Penguin may block sales of its books on Amazon because of a contract dispute, but both sides are playing down the rowThe world’s biggest publisher, Penguin Random House, could block sales of its books on Amazon if it fails to resolve a contract dispute with the online... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-05-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Why Amazon's Next Conquest Will Be Your Television

Amazon started as an online bookseller and transformed the entire publishing industry. Now it's assembling the pieces it needs to do the same to an even bigger medium: television.     Continue reading at 'Wired'

[ Wired | 2014-02-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon's new imprint StoryFront will publish short stories

The new imprint of the online bookseller has already released works by authors including William Lashner and Rebecca Adams Wright. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-12-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Are Amazon's new book discounts a 'declaration of war'?

The online bookseller had dropped prices on some of its top-selling hardcovers, as much as 64% off retail.Bargain book shoppers must have been pleased looking at Amazon's bestseller list this weekend: The online bookseller had dropped prices on some of its top-selling hardcovers, as much as 64%... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2013-07-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Kindle celebrates five e-inked years

Can you imagine a holiday season without Amazon's e-reader series? The Kindle celebrates its fifth birthday today -- a device that, since its debut, has added bigger screens, slimmer builds, and even some damn decent backlighting. Back at the start, Amazon's first hardware was just a little... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2012-11-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Retailer Zola Premieres, Softly, at BEA

A “battle philosophy” is what agent-turned-entrepreneur Joe Regal said drove him to launch Zola Books, the new ebook retailer he, along with a handful of authors and tech industry veterans, recently unveiled. Regal is the first to admit that he never saw himself running a startup, much less... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2012-06-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Depository to "operate independently" of Amazon

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Mon, 04/07/2011 - 16:00 The Book Depository has said it will continue to operate independently of Amazon, as the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) said it was "too early" to say if today's takeover of the online bookseller would trigger an investigation.... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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