Amazon.co.uk takes 21% of entertainment market

E-book sales have helped Amazon to gain a 21.1% share of the entertainment market in the UK,... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-07-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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eBay takes on Amazon with launch of new Entertainment Store

eBay has launched a dedicated storefront for entertainment products, including books, as it bids to become “the destination for physical media in the UK”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-09-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon takes half of UK's online retail spend

More than half of Britain’s online retail spend goes to Amazon, working out at £70... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Amazon has '79% of ebook market in UK'

An Ofcom study into consumers' digital consumption has found that Amazon has a dominant 79%... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-09-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Keeps Firm Grip on E-book Market, Even as the Format Loses Market Share

With sales of ebooks slipping and print books enjoying a mild rebound, ebooks’ share of consumer spending on books has declined over the past two years. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Amazon Publishing launches first UK ad campaign for celeb author

Amazon Publishing is launching its first ever ad campaign for a celebrity in the UK, rolling out digital signage across 100 London bus stops for essay collection Nothing Like I Imagined by US actress Mindy Kaling. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Why this author is taking a stand against Amazon’s audiobook monopoly

Famed writer and activist Cory Doctorow is selling the audio version of his upcoming book via Kickstarter to sidestep the walled garden of Amazon-owned audiobook platform Audible. When science fiction writer and activist Cory Doctorow releases his new novel, Attack Surface, next month, you’ll be... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2020-09-12 09:00:52 UTC ]
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Publishing Leaders Issuing Warning over Amazon’s Market Power

If Amazon's market power over book publishing is left unchecked, competition in the industry will continue to diminish, the heads of the AAP, ABA, and Authors Guild wrote in a letter to the chairman of the House Antitrust Subcommittee. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-08-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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US Publishers, Authors, Booksellers Call Out Amazon’s ‘Concentrated Power’ in the Book Market

American professional associations for authors, publishers, and booksellers write to the House subcommittee on antitrust issues about Amazon. The post US Publishers, Authors, Booksellers Call Out Amazon’s ‘Concentrated Power’ in the Book Market appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Chelsea Green Publishing outlines its plan for UK market expansion

Though several publishers have been hit hard by the economic impact of coronavirus, one that has been thriving during this period is Chelsea Green Publishing (CGP), which specialises in non-fiction books on the politics and practice of sustainable living. CGP was launched by American... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Amazon UK's Gurr leaves for Natural History Museum

Amazon UK country manager Doug Gurr is leaving the retailer to become director of the Natural History Museum. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Coronavirus Worklife: Amazon Publishing ‘At Home’ in Germany, the UK, and the States

'Our desk spaces are evolving their own personalities,' as the publishing house built by a tech and retail giant adapts to home-officing. The post Coronavirus Worklife: Amazon Publishing ‘At Home’ in Germany, the UK, and the States appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-04-30 01:41:14 UTC ]
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Amazon revealed as mystery £250,000 donor to UK bookshops

Fundraiser for retailers facing hardship during the coronavirus pandemic reveals that benefactor is internet giant widely blamed for trade’s declineAmazon, the internet retail giant vilified for years as public enemy No 1 to booksellers, has been revealed as the surprise mystery benefactor that... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Amazon Charts: Keyes' Grown Ups takes the top spot

Marian Keyes' Grown Ups (Penguin) has leapfrogged Fiona Valpy's The Dressmaker's Gift (Lake Union) to claim the Amazon Charts' Most-Sold: Fiction top 20, in its second week in the chart.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-19 02:02:25 UTC ]
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Promotions for McKeown and Dumughn in Bonnier Books UK marketing team

Bonnier Books UK has made two promotions within its adult trade marketing team, promoting Zaffre and Manilla Press marketing director Stephen Dumughn to the newly created role of adult trade marketing director, while making Felice McKeown, head of fiction digital marketing, its new campaigns... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-17 21:03:18 UTC ]
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Amazon Charts: Beast of Buckingham Palace takes the crown

David Walliams has once again claimed the Amazon Charts' Most-Sold: Fiction number one, with The Beast of Buckingham Palace Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-11 04:47:33 UTC ]
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How a thriving indie bookseller is taking on Amazon's bricks-and-mortar insurgence

Ann Patchett reveals the route to her bestseller and how she'll battle Amazon. (Shop dogs help.) Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Taking Middle Grade to Market

With an increasing number of books for the middle grade audience in the pipeline, publishers share their strategies for capturing the interest of preteens. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Bibliotheca Calls Out Amazon for Meddling in the Library E-book Market

In a message sent to library customers, Tom Mercer, senior v-p of digital products for Bibliotheca (formerly 3M), called out Amazon for its role in the increasingly contentious library e-book market. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Growing kids’ market appeals to UK firms in Beijing as fair launches dedicated strand

Publishers and agents say they are expecting a positive Beijing International Book Fair, reflecting the growing Chinese market. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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