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 UK brings in ebook gifting

Amazon.co.uk has brought in a 'Buy for others' option on the detail page for Kindle books to allow people to gift ebooks. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon competitors left 'fighting for scraps' in ebook market

Amazon’s dominance in the UK ebook market is so huge that other competitors are left "fighting for scraps” tech entrepreneurs have said. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-09-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Self-published titles '22% of UK ebook market'

Sales of self-published ebooks accounted for 22% of the digital book market in the UK last year, the Nielsen BookInsights Conference today was told, although growth in overall ebook sales is slowing. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-03-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Girl on the Train tops Amazon's UK ebook sales this year so far

Paula Hawkins’ bestseller leads a crop of psychological thrillers, in a top 20 dominated by womenDark psychological thrillers dominate the list of the year’s bestselling ebooks unveiled by Amazon, with MP Nadine Dorries making it into a line-up composed almost entirely of female writers.The... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-08-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon brings Kindle Unlimited ebook subscriptions to the UK

Whether we like it or not, Amazon nearly always launches its new products and services in the US first. It happened with its Fire-branded tablets, set-top box and smartphone. The same can be said for its all-you-can-read ebook service, Kindle... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2014-09-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UK publishers' "concern" over Amazon ebook removals

UK publishers have expressed concern Amazon’s use of “power” to remove the e-... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-02-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon ups UK ebook sales five-fold

Amazon.co.uk increased Kindle ebook sales by five times in its fourth quarter but its parent... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-02-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Non-agency authors are Amazon UK’s bestselling ebooks

Written By: Lisa Campbell Amazon.co.uk has reiterated its opposition to agency pricing as it revealed its top-selling ebook authors are not governed by the model. Last week Amazon.com announced ebooks had begun to outsell paperbacks in the US for the first time, with 115 ebooks bought for every... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-03 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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-01-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UK BA Reveals 79 UK Bookstores Closed in 2012, 39 Opened

The Booksellers Association in the UK latest membership figures for the year 2012 revealed 79 stores closed, 39 opened and total membership was 3,580. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon to cut price of its ebooks to reflect removal of VAT

Chancellor drops 20% levy on online news subscriptions and books as industry strugglesAmazon has confirmed it will cut the price of its Kindle ebooks from Friday, after the government announced it would bring forward plans to stop charging VAT on online publications because of the pandemic.The... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-04-30 18:11:42 UTC ]
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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

[ The Guardian | 2020-04-23 11:37:33 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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Kindle Unlimited: We try Amazon's subscription service for ebooks

If you’re a Kindle user, you’ve undoubtedly come across titles with that Kindle Unlimited logo and an enticing “$0.00” price tag attached. You’re curious, yes? With titles in genres from mysteries and romance to sci-fi and self-help, Kindle Unlimited is an easy and affordable way to sate your... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2019-12-18 11:30:00 UTC ]
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Kindle Kids Edition -- Amazon launches ebook reader for younger bookworms

Amazon has launched a child-friendly version of its Kindle ereader -- the Kindle Kids Edition. At $110, this special edition device is slightly more expensive than the cheapest Kindle, but it has one massive advantage that will appeal to parents, kids and others: it is free from ads. But there... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2019-10-07 15:55:49 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-08-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-20 19:02:53 UTC ]
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Rachel Abbott tops first Amazon weekly UK chart

Amazon has begun releasing weekly UK book charts showing fiction and non-fiction bestsellers based on sales and reads, representing the first time print and digital sales have been recorded together. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-24 08:58:07 UTC ]
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