Amazon is Closing Book Depository at the End of April

The online book retailer Book Depository was bought by Amazon in 2011. By the end of April, it will be shutting down for good. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2023-04-04 13:41:38 UTC ]
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Amazon is Closing Book Depository at the End of April

The online book retailer Book Depository was bought by Amazon in 2011. By the end of April, it will be shutting down for good. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-04-04 13:41:38 UTC ]
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Amazon to close Book Depository online shop

Gloucester-based bookseller bought by the retail giant in 2011 will shut at the end of AprilThe online shop Book Depository is due to close at the end of April, vendors and publishing partners have been told. This comes after the bookseller’s parent company Amazon announced it had decided to... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2023-04-04 11:07:43 UTC ]
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10 best books of April 2017, according to Amazon's editors

From a new novel by writer Fredrik Backman to a follow-up from 'Lean In' writer Sheryl Sandberg, April has various intriguing options for book lovers. Amazon staff have selected the titles they think are the best to be released this month – check out the full list, with thoughts from Amazon... Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2017-04-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon and Apple end exclusive deal on audio books

Apple and Amazon have ended a deal that tied them into an exclusive contract for the supply and sale of audio books. Continue reading at BBC World

[ BBC World | 2017-01-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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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Fair Play? French Want to End Amazon’s Free Book Delivery

The French government announced a plan to introduce a law to stop Amazon from offering discounts and free delivery for books, citing it as "unfair" competitive practice. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Irish authorities clear Amazon Book Depository acquisition

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Wed, 27/07/2011 - 07:40 The Irish Competition Authority has cleared the acquisition of The Book Depository by Amazon after a three-week investigation into the deal. In a short statement, the authority said: "[We have] formed the view that the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Irish authorities clear Amazon Book Depository acquistion

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Wed, 27/07/2011 - 08:17 The Irish Competition Authority has cleared the acquisition of The Book Depository by Amazon after a three week investigation into the deal. In a short statement, the authority said: "[We have] formed the view that the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BA opposes Amazon and Book Depository merger

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Thu, 07/07/2011 - 09:06 The Booksellers Association has announced it will formally oppose the merger of Amazon and The Book Depository, saying that Amazon already had a "de facto monopoly". read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BA and PA set to oppose Amazon-Book Depository merger

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Thu, 07/07/2011 - 09:06 The Booksellers Association has announced it will formally oppose the merger of Amazon and The Book Depository, with the BA saying that Amazon already had a "de facto monopoly". Meanwhile, the PA is actively considering... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Depository to "operate independently" of Amazon

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Mon, 04/07/2011 - 16:00 The Book Depository has said it will continue to operate independently of Amazon, as the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) said it was "too early" to say if today's takeover of the online bookseller would trigger an investigation.... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon to acquire The Book Depository

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Mon, 04/07/2011 - 12:29 Amazon.com has reached an agreement to acquire The Book Depository, the fast-growing online retailer founded by Andrew Crawford in 2004. Greg Greeley, Amazon's vice president of European Retail, said: "Customers in more... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Utah’s Draconian Book Banning Bill Close to Passage; An Anti-Book Ban Bill Proposed In Response

Although a major book ban bill is close to passage in Utah, another bill meant to end book bans by the state has hit the legislature. Here's what is in both bills–and what you can do. Continue reading at Book Riot

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These are the 10 Best Books of the Year, According to Amazon Book Editors

Here are Amazon Book Editors' top ten books of the year, as well as trends they've noticed in published in 2022. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Discover New Japanese Books and Authors: Close-up on Japan Book Bank

As the largest online catalog of published Japanese content in the world, Japan Book Bank is the best and easiest way for publishers and copyright agents to discover new Japanese books and authors. PW caught up with Yoshiaki Hamza Yoshino of Japan Book Publishers Association to discuss JBB and... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-10-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Riot’s Children’s Book Deals for April 13, 2022

Today’s edition of kids' book deals is sponsored by Pixel+Ink`Pixel+Ink`https://holidayhouse.com/book/the-great-peach-experiment-2-the-peach-pit/`https://bookriot.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/ThePeachPit_Cover-205x300.jpg.optimal.jpg` Continue reading at Book Riot

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Book Riot’s YA Book Deals of the Day: April 9, 2022

The best YA ebook deals, sponsored by the audiobook of The Silent Unseen by Amanda McCrina.`the audiobook of The Silent Unseen by Amanda... Continue reading at Book Riot

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No Actions Offered to Librarians to Help With Book Bans From National Org: Book Censorship News, April 8, 2022

This week's book censorship news includes a look at what the American Library Association is -- and is not -- doing right now. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Powell’s Books will stop selling books through Amazon due to its “detrimental impact” on stores.

With this year’s Independent Bookstore Day occurring at a particularly rough time for booksellers, the iconic Powell’s Books in Portland has decided to make a statement and stop selling through Amazon. In a statement, owner Emily Powell notes that the occasion, this year, feels “especially... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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“Literature Locked Up” Supports An End to US Prison Book Bans for Banned Books Week

PEN America launches their "Literature Locked Up" program for Banned Books Week in support of ending prison book banning. Continue reading at Book Riot

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