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Why Verizon faces an uphill battle with its ambitious content plans

Verizon is trying to become a media company, but history isn't littered with examples of telecoms succeeding at content. It's hard to combine two radically different DNAs, build a publishing arm from scratch and change consumer habits. When you have different businesses, it can be difficult to... Continue reading at 'Digiday'

[ Digiday | 2016-09-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Germany looks to a last-minute Christmas

Christmas sales are picking up in Germany but with only two and a half shopping days left before the shops are legally bound to close at 1p.m. on Christmas Eve, booksellers are facing an uphill battle to finish ahead of 2013. Sales for the year were down by a marginal 1.4% at the end of... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-12-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Will Kindle take off in China?

Amazon's Kindle e-reader is now available in China. But the Chinese Government may not be a fan and, as many Chinese use their phones to read books, the Kindle may face an uphill battle. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-06-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Goes To Brazil

Amazon's gearing up a Brazilian launch for the Kindle this summer. Their strategy? Sell their product for far cheaper than the local competition, take a hit in import duties, and watch the profits roll in.The Amazon Kindle is an ubiquitous piece of tech in the United States, Canada, and Europe.... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2012-02-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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