Amazon Books store opens in Southern California

Amazon Books, the e-commerce giant’s seemingly incongruous bricks-and-mortar venture, is now open in San Diego. The store marks the company’s second foray into offline retail. The 3,500-square-foot shop at a mall in the University City neighborhood premiered with little fanfare Sept. 7 and is open... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-09-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-08-26 16:58:35 UTC ]
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Amazon Books Opening in Manhattan, Second Store Slated for Boston

The mega-retailer is picking up the pace of its bookstore openings, with a new store slated for NYC and a second for the Boston area before its first one even opens. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-01-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cambridge and California in Open Access Deal; Book Depot Acquires Kidsbooks

The University of Cambridge and the 10 campuses of the University of California enter a major new agreement in open access, as Ontario-based Book Depot acquires the American publisher Kidsbooks. The post Cambridge and California in Open Access Deal; Book Depot Acquires Kidsbooks appeared first... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Books to Open in Washington, D.C., and Austin

The retailer has confirmed it will open new bookstores in the Georgetown neighborhood of Washington, D.C., and in Austin, next year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Opens Latest NYC Store at 34th Street

At the opening of its 11th bricks and mortar bookstore this morning, which is located across the street from the Empire State Building in New York City, Amazon said it will be continuing to open a number of new stores in 2018. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-08-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Books Opens in New York City

Amazon will open its seventh bookstore, and first in New York City—the heart of U.S. trade publishing and the hometown of Barnes & Noble—on May 25. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-05-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bay Area’s Book Passage to Open Third Store

Forty-year-old Book Passage, with locations in Corte Madera and San Francisco, Calif., has begun prepping a new store in nearby Sausalito, where it will be the only indie bookstore. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-10-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon appears to be considering opening more brick-and-mortar stores selling groceries and apparel

Amazon’s keen on both fashion and retail — and whether those interests ever intersect could help shape the next leg of the digital retail revolution. The Seattle-based Amazon has already opened two bookstores (three more are on the way) and multiple pop-up mall kiosks. Now the endless aisle... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-10-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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European Commission Opens Amazon E-book Probe

The European Commission announced that it has opened a formal investigation into some of the ebook practices of Amazon. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Tampa’s Inkwood Books Opens NJ Sister Store

After purchasing Inkwood Books in Tampa, Fla., a little over two years ago, Stefani Beddingfield is getting her family into the bookselling business. Her sister Julie, who is based in the Northeast, will be opening a second location of the store in New Jersey. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Village Books to Open Second Store

Village Books & Paper Dream, Bellingham Wash.’s long-time bookstore, will open up a second location this fall. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-04-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon opens online store on Chinese competitor's marketplace

Amazon has opened a flagship store on Chinese competitor Alibaba Group Holding’s consumer-to-consumer site, Tmall.com. Amazon’s store on the site launched this week and so far offers a limited range of products including imported food, women’s shoes, toys and kitchen equipment, the Wall Street... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-03-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Purdue Opens Amazon-Branded E-Store

As the start of the fall semester nears, the college bookstore market is heating up with the launch of a second Amazon co-branded online school store at Indiana's Purdue University. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Amazon’s Australian Kindle store: an unhappy ending for the book industry?

Amazon has been prising open the wallets of Australian consumers for years – but what will its local push on Kindle mean for readers, writers and publishers?Ben Eltham Continue reading at The Guardian

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Amazon opens up Kindle Worlds Store, for all your licensed fan fic needs

Come on now, why are you wasting your time here, when you could be reading some Gossip Girl fan fic? Roughly a month after announcing its licensed character publishing platform, Amazon has taken the wraps off of Kindle Worlds. The site currently offers up 50-plus commissioned stories based on... Continue reading at Engadget

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BookExpo 2019: Sharjah Celebrates ’Open Books, Open Minds’

For more than a decade, the United Arab Emirate of Sharjah (booth 507) has focused energy and resources on fostering literacy and encouraging book publishing throughout the region. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Industry Notes: Amazon ‘Prime Book Boxes’ for Children; National Book Festival September 1

Having tested the program on an invitational basis for three months, Amazon rolls out its children's book boxes offer to the US Prime membership. And the Library of Congress holds its annual National Book Festival this weekend. The post Industry Notes: Amazon ‘Prime Book Boxes’ for Children;... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-08-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The UK’s Book Aid International Opens ‘New Worlds Through Books’ Campaign

In a coordinated effort for the rest of the month, book charities Book Aid International and World Book Day are raising funds for the annual goal of a million donated books. The post The UK’s Book Aid International Opens ‘New Worlds Through Books’ Campaign appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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National Book Awards opens up to translated books

America’s National Book Awards will reportedly expand to recognise works in translation. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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