Amazon Deprioritizes Book Sales Amid Coronavirus Crisis

As it works to meet the surge in demand for "household staples, medical supplies, and other high demand products," Amazon has sent a letter to other suppliers, including publishers, telling them their goods will receive a low priority until at least April 5. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Oyster, The "Spotify For Books," Is Taking On Amazon With E-Book Sales

Oyster, The "Spotify For Books," Is Taking On Amazon With E-Book Sales Continue reading at Fast Company

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Kindle E-books Top Print Books Sales on Amazon

It happened. Amazon says ebook sales have surpassed physical book sales on Amazon.com. Continue reading at PC World

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Coronavirus Impact: Amid Losses, Poland Stages Its First Digital Book Fair

Trends reported by Polish publishers show downturns in sales of as much as 70 percent during the spring, and the cancellation of the Warsaw Book Fair has seen the market stage a digital effort, BookTarg. The post Coronavirus Impact: Amid Losses, Poland Stages Its First Digital Book Fair appeared... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-05-27 14:49:28 UTC ]
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UK National Newspaper Print Sales Plunge Amid Coronavirus Lockdown

Print sales for the UK’s biggest national newspapers slumped by as much as 39% last month, as the coronavirus lockdown Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2020-05-22 22:41:14 UTC ]
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UK national newspaper print sales plunge amid coronavirus lockdown

Some titles fall up to 39% as publishers grapple with selling copies with shops shut and transport hubs closedCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coveragePrint sales for the UK’s biggest national newspapers slumped by as much as 39% last month, as the coronavirus lockdown shut... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-05-21 13:50:38 UTC ]
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8 books to help distract you from the coronavirus crisis

We all need a break from reality. Many of us are understandably looking for an escape these days, amid the constant onslaught of coronavirus headlines and updates. A good book can help, as long as it isn’t about pandemics. Or a dystopian future. Or being stuck inside for weeks on end.Read Full... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2020-03-25 11:30:44 UTC ]
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Free Comic Book Day has been postponed amid coronavirus outbreak

Free Comic Book Day, which is usually held in May, has been postponed until the summer because of the coronavirus outbreak. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-03-19 23:32:50 UTC ]
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Hachette and Bonnier pull out of Bologna Book Fair amid coronavirus concerns

Hachette and Bonnier Books UK are the latest publishers to announce they will no longer be sending staff to the Bologna Book Fair as a result of the coronavirus outbreak. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-10 17:59:23 UTC ]
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Coronavirus-hit Italy sees 25% drop in book sales

According to the Italian Publishers Association (AIE), Italy's book market fell 25% last week, with those areas worst-hit by the coronavirus—such as Lombardy, Veneto and Emilia—seeing drops of 50% and above. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-05 21:19:43 UTC ]
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London book fair cancelled over coronavirus fears, amid growing anger

Around 25,000 publishers, authors and agents were due to attend the fair next week, where deals for biggest books are struckOne of the world’s biggest international literary events, the London book fair, has been cancelled over coronavirus fears, amid growing anger that the delay in calling it... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Baltimore Mayor Pugh amends financial disclosure filings amid scrutiny over book sales to UMMS hospital system

Baltimore Mayor Catherine E. Pugh did not fully disclose the $500,000 business relationship she started in 2011 with the University of Maryland Medical System during the time she was a state senator, a period during which she sat on the hospital network’s board of directors and oversaw issues... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2019-03-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Czech Book Sales Rise Amid Ongoing Industry Consolidation

Overall book sales in the Czech Republic are up as the number of new titles published declines slightly. Industry consolidation and a focus on high-performing books may be the cause. The post Czech Book Sales Rise Amid Ongoing Industry Consolidation appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-02-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sales of mind, body, spirit books boom in UK amid 'mindfulness mega-trend'

While fewer titles are selling in other genres, reading that offers a path to spiritual growth has risen 13% in 2017The UK’s “mindfulness mega-trend” shows no sign of running out of breath, with sales of “mind, body, spirit” books booming, against a background of slowing sales elsewhere on the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-07-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors Guild Joins Warnings on Amazon’s Buy-Button Book Sales Policy

Authors' and publishers' groups are protesting a change in Amazon's third-party sales policy. The retailer says it's in line with 'the rest of Amazon.' The post Authors Guild Joins Warnings on Amazon’s Buy-Button Book Sales Policy appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Sales of Zoella book club titles surge on Amazon

The eight books announced yesterday (8th June) as part of Zoella’s bookclub have rocketed on Amazon UK, with sales of one – The Potion Diaries by Amy Alward (Simon & Schuster Children’s) – increasing more than 11,000%. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Abingdon Fiction Axed Amid Poor Book Sales

After a downturn in fiction sales, Abingdon is closing its fiction program and broadening its Christian Living line. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Amazon Resolves Dispute With Top-Five Publisher Hachette Over Book Sales

After months of bitter fighting, Hachette and Amazon announced on Thursday morning that they have settled their differences and reached a new multi-year agreement for ebook and print book sales. The post Amazon Resolves Dispute With Top-Five Publisher Hachette Over Book Sales appeared first on... Continue reading at Wired

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Amazon and Simon & Schuster reach a deal on internet book sales

Amazon just found a way to put further pressure on Hachette in its ongoing pricing war: strike a deal with another publisher. The online retailer has forged a new agreement with Simon & Schuster that will keep the book giant's digital and physical... Continue reading at Engadget

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Amid Crisis, Greece Tries to Keep Thessaloniki Book Fair Alive

Evangelia Avloniti reports on the on struggle to sustain the Thessaloniki Book Fair, a vital connection between Greek publishers and the rest of the world. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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