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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Check it Out: Amazon Will Add 11,000 U.S. Libraries to the Kindle [eMoney]

Amazon just eliminated one of the biggest differences between the Kindle and competing e-readers. It said today it will be rolling out the Kindle Library Lending feature later this year, allowing customers to borrow books for free from more than 11,000 libraries in the U.S. Other e-readers and... Continue reading at AllThingsD

[ AllThingsD | 2011-04-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ogden Publishing To Integrate Fulfillment with E-mail Marketing

Ogden Publications will be combining their in-house fulfillment database with their e-mail service provider to better market content and consumer products to readers.The blending of Advantage Computing Systems’ fulfillment platform with the iPost iMM digital e-mail marketing technology is... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-04-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Easter break boosts market

Written By: Philip Stone Publication Date: Tue, 19/04/2011 - 15:35 Physical book sales in the seven days to 16th April soared 6.4% (£1.6m) week-on-week and were up 4.3% (£1.1m) on the same week last year, according to Nielsen BookScan data. Helped by schools breaking for the Easter holidays,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tesco UK sales rise 5.5%

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 19/04/2011 - 09:40 Tesco UK sales rose by 5.5% in a year where the company said book sales "grew well." The supermarket released its preliminary results for the 52 weeks to 26th February 2011 this morning (19th April), showing that UK sales grew... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Myriad's Haynes wins Amazon Rising Star award

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Mon, 18/04/2011 - 15:44 Police intelligence analyst Elizabeth Haynes has won the first Amazon Rising Stars award of 2011. The mother-of-one, who lives in Kent, came top in a consumer-review poll asking readers which one of four Amazon-selected... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon launches "spring spectacular" Kindle sale

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Mon, 18/04/2011 - 09:22 Amazon.co.uk has launched a two-week Kindle ebook promotion, with Michel Faber's The Crimson Petal and the White priced £1.47. According to information sent to publishers whose books will feature, the campaign will be a... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Murtagh to take over at HarperCollins Children's from Santos

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Fri, 15/04/2011 - 08:44 HarperCollins Children's Books m.d. Mario Santos is leaving the publisher at the end of June to "pursue other career opportunities". Publisher Ann-Janine Murtagh has been promoted to take overall publishing and business... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Content Marketing Institute Launches Strategy Consulting Services

The Content Marketing Institute (CMI) launched a strategy consulting practice today. The goal of the practice is to assist companies of all walks in creation of original content strategies that will be beneficial to their overall business. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-04-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Profits up at W H Smith amid "soft" book market

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Thu, 14/04/2011 - 09:57 Like for like book sales at W H Smith have fallen by 3% in a "soft" market as the retailer reported a 3% increase in profits to £64m. In its interim management statement, for the six months to 28th February, the group's sales... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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MairDumont launches into UK

Written By: Katie Allen Publication Date: Thu, 14/04/2011 - 09:15 German travel publisher MairDumont is to launch into the English-language market, with a new subsidiary to be based in the UK. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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LBF: Territoriality "key" for UK publishers

Written By: Philip Jones Publication Date: Tue, 12/04/2011 - 09:28 Controlling world English-language rights is key to taking advantage of the global book economy for UK publishers, delegates have been told. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Penton Launches New Marketing Services Division

Penton Media today announced its new Marketing Services Group, a unit that will offer custom content, research and digital and sales optimization services to customers in 17 vertical markets. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-04-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon to Release Ad-Subsidized Kindle for $114 [eMoney]

Amazon is dropping the price of its Kindle e-reader to $114 as it faces increasing competition from Apple, Barnes & Noble and other tablets. The new price point represents a $25 price cut on the Wi-Fi version, but it comes with one major trade-off: ads. The e-reader will be sold by Amazon,... Continue reading at AllThingsD

[ AllThingsD | 2011-04-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Eason launches "diverse" marketing campaign

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Mon, 11/04/2011 - 15:56 Eason has today (11th April) launched a new marketing campaign to emphasise the diversity of the customers it caters for. The Irish bookselling chain's new strapline is "Whatever you're into, get into Eason", and will start... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Weak start to 2011 for UK and US book trade

Written By: Benedicte Page and Philip Stone Publication Date: Mon, 11/04/2011 - 09:40 Book sales have slumped on both sides of the Atlantic as the British and American markets experienced year-on-year declines in the first quarter of 2011. Book sales in the UK were down 3.1% to £324m, with... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Specific Media appoints UK publisher services director

Ad network Specific Media has appointed Fox Networks Group's Graeme Lynch as its new UK publisher services director. Continue reading at Media Week

[ Media Week | 2011-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cutbacks hit the schoolbook market

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Fri, 08/04/2011 - 14:47 The Publishers Association has called for more government investment in learning resources after a survey revealed the schoolbook market was hit by cutbacks this year, with further cuts anticipated in 2012. The PA's recently... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Content Marketing Revolution

Each year the publishing world seems to become enamored with a new strategy that will redefine the industry. In 2011, that's marketing services. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-04-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Dynamic Russian Book Market

Talk about transformation. In a span of 20 years, the Russian book market has made a 180-degree shift, from state-owned publishing and distribution to privately held (except for a few exceptions) and increasingly client driven. Every component of its book market was created overnight, after... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon underbidder on frontlist auction

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Mon, 04/04/2011 - 09:00 Amazon has emerged as the surprise underbidder on a multi-million dollar auction for a self-published author, the first time the retailer is believed to have bid on frontlist. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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