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How an Agency Cut Through ‘Purpose Clutter’ With Its Bookstore Campaign Trolling Amazon

In this David-versus-Goliath battle, mom-and-pop bookstores wrapped themselves in Amazon's familiar brown cardboard as a protest against the retail giant and a plea to shop local. The Instagram-ready stunt, with Amazon lookalike boxes covered in sick literary burns and topical quips, came... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2020-10-19 20:06:41 UTC ]
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Third-party sellers able to compete for Amazon's buy button from January 2021

Third-party sellers selling "new condition" books will be able to bid for Amazon's buy button in the UK from January 2021, the retail giant has confirmed.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-26 16:41:34 UTC ]
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'Don’t let the fox in the coop'; Daunt warns against Amazon’s dominance

Waterstones boss James Daunt has warned the Scottish book industry against the growing dominance of Amazon, saying that if the retail giant ever implemented print book subscriptions it would make working in the books business “frankly intolerable”. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon hits back at claims it is to blame for falling author earnings

Retailer insists Authors Guild report that criticised the online giant for contributing to tumbling writers’ incomes used flawed figures, but Guild stands by findingsAmazon has called the conclusions of a recent report into US author earnings flawed, after the Authors Guild suggested that the... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-01-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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We’re all ears for audiobooks – and here are some of the best

Sales have doubled in the past five years, with commuters and men aged 25 to 44 accounting for the bulk of purchases. But many of us are unable to finish them – so here are a few you won’t give up onNo longer just the greatest invention for bathtub readers, the audiobook is, according to new... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-04-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Prime members will find another perk in Amazon's newest bookstore (Photos)

Amazon may have spent the past two decades pulling bookstore shoppers to its business online, but with a new storefront in California's East Bay, the retail giant is hoping to lure them back to a brick-and-mortar store. Amazon Books is in the final stages of preparing for its opening tomorrow... Continue reading at 'Silicon Valley Business Journal'

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2017-11-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Scholars Highlight Hobby Lobby Owners' Path From Retail Giant to Bible Curators

In their new book, Biblical scholars Candida Moss and Joel Baden examine the Green family’s collection of antiquities planned for their $500 million Museum of the Bible, and question how the Hobby Lobby owners might be able to control the conversation about the Bible through it. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Alexa, HCCP Collaborate on Daily Devotionals

Marking the first collaboration between a book publisher and Amazon Alexa, HarperCollins Christian Publishing is launching a devotionals skill for retail giant’s “intelligent assistant” starting December 12. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-12-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kobo Takes Over Blinkbox Books

Tesco, the U.K. retail giant and parent company of ebook retailer Blinkbox Books, has reached an agreement that will keep the digital operation in business. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-01-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors ask the government to investigate Amazon

The Authors Guild met with Justice Department officials to ask the agency to launch an investigation into Amazon, expressing concern that the retail giant might be violating antitrust law in its fight with Hachette over ebook terms. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-10-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Is Experimenting With A New Homepage Design

The newer, flatter design puts Kindle, Fire, and Prime categories front and center.Amazon has unveiled a new homepage design to select users, placing a new emphasis on the retail giant's biggest brands: the Kindle ebook platform, its Fire lineup of tablets and smartphones, and the Prime... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2014-07-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kindle Unlimited brings endless reading and listening to customers

Amazon already gives Prime customers access to a Kindle lending library, allowing the user to "borrow" books each month. But for some of the more voracious types, this may not provide enough material for a month's worth of entertainment. For those customers, the retail giant has unveiled Kindle... Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2014-07-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Should I Get Amazon Prime?

The cost of Amazon Prime is going up. The retail giant has announced that its membership program—which gives users free two-day shipping on most popular items as well as access to Amazon’s digital library of ebooks, movies, and TV shows—will now cost $99 per year, up from $79. Considering how... Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2014-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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All You Makes a Big Change on the Newsstand

Time Inc.'s All You is broadening its distribution, moving beyond the exclusive newsstand deal it had with retail giant, Walmart. The April issue of the smart-shopping magazine will be available at major retailers across the country, including Target, CVS, Walgreens and Barn Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2014-02-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon updates Kindle Fire HDX operating system

With both models of the new Kindle Fire HDX tablets now out in the wild, Amazon can concentrate on tweaking the system to add features and fix bugs. The device, while considered to be a competitor to the Nexus 7, is really more about media, specifically that from the retail giant's ecosystem.... Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2013-11-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Senator Schumer calls on DOJ to drop ebook price-fixing suit

Believe it or not, but that whole ebook price fixing fiasco is still an ongoing issue for the Justice Department. New York's senior senator, Chuck Schumer wishes it wasn't however, he simply wants the DOJ to drop the case and walk away. In a lengthy (factually questionable) op-ed in the Wall... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2012-07-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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