Amazon and Brexit fuel territoriality fears

The increased visibility of international editions on Amazon’s Global Store is fuelling fears that the retailer’s approach is incompatible with local rights-based publishing. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon will recruit 2,500 UK staff to fuel expansion

Amazon is planning a global recruitment drive to hire 55,000 staff, including 2,500 in the UK, to accommodate the demand for online retail and digital advertising. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-01 19:48:27 UTC ]
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Richard Charkin: Brexit Ushers British Publishing Into New Territory

A 'sea change in trade book publishing,' writes Richard Charkin, accelerate as Brexit puts the UK industry's EU exclusivity into a new light. The post Richard Charkin: Brexit Ushers British Publishing Into New Territory appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-02-10 13:25:57 UTC ]
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Publishers fear for territorial rights as business turns global

Publishers are becoming increasingly concerned about Amazon’s policing of territorial rights, with fears heightened by last year’s launch of the Global Store, which enables customers in certain markets to obtain products through their local Amazon store but sourced from Amazon stores across the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Brexit-hit firms fear talent drain

Multinational publishers have warned of the consequences of a “hard Brexit” on their businesses, with concerns over whether restrictions on migration would hamper their ability to attract the right talent to work for them. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon's bookstores should be celebrated, not feared

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Prime fuels Amazon fourth quarter profit

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Living With My Fear of Amazon, Destroyer of Worlds

I buy a lot of stuff from Amazon. Chances are you do, too.I used to feel pretty good about the e-tailer. Now, increasingly, I feel a little dirty every time I patronize it.For one thing, its nearly yearlong price-setting war with Hachette -- which quietly wrapped up in December with Amazon more... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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Kindle fuels 'fastest growth' in a decade at Amazon

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Amazon is opening a store across the street from Nashville’s Parnassus Books, because Amazon is bad.

Amazon, apparently intent on fostering the illest of will among book lovers, is opening a store directly across the street from Nashville’s Parnassus Books, an independent bookstore founded by Ann Patchett and Karen Hayes in 2011. (Full disclosure: I visited the store for the first time this... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Amazon Publishing Launches Amazon Crossing Kids

The new imprint will publish English-language translations of picture books from around the world. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Amazon Titles Dominate Amazon E-book Bestseller List

Titles published by Amazon Publishing imprints took 12 of the top 20 spots on the Amazon Kindle ebook bestseller list in the first half of 2017. Last year in the same period, Amazon had one ebook in the top 20. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Amazon Publishing Books Faring Better on Amazon's New Bestseller Lists

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[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-05-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Brexit Means Brexit’? UK Publishing Isn’t Fully Convinced

'We will have to strengthen our voice,' says a panelist from the UK's Publishers Association on the implications of Brexit for the book industry there. The post ‘Brexit Means Brexit’? UK Publishing Isn’t Fully Convinced appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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'Brexit means Brexit', government has told PA

The government has told the Publishers Association that “Brexit means Brexit” and publishers should use this opportunity to “really make the case for the publishing agenda” going forward. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Amazon launches Amazon Video Direct

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Amazon VP On Amazon's New Bookstore: 'We Have No Idea What's Going to Happen'

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Amazon rebrands Cloud Player with launch of Amazon Music 3 for mobile and desktop

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Amazon's Kindle is on sale for $55 with three months of Kindle Unlimited

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Amazon begins $500 million media review for Audible

Streaming audiobook brand sent invites to all major media holdings companies to field interest in managing its ads. Continue reading at Advertising Age

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