Amazon launches 60-minute delivery service in New York

Amazon has launched a one-hour new delivery service in selected areas of Manhattan, New York, today (19th December), which it plans to expand in 2015. The service, called Prime Now, promises to deliver in one hour a range of more than 25,000 daily essentials, such as “paper towels, shampoo, books, toys and batteries”, through a mobile app. Amazon says that Prime Now is powered by its “growing network of fulfillment centers that utilise high-end technology to speed up order delivery times for customers”. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-12-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon US launches subscription service for children's books

Amazon US has launched its first subscription service for physical books - a service called Prime Book Box specialised in children's books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Launches Kids' Subscription Service

Amazon has introduced Prime Book Box, a subscription service that will deliver children’s books every one, two, or three months to customers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sainsbury's takes on Amazon with one-hour delivery service

Supermarket Sainsbury’s is taking on Amazon by offering a one-hour delivery of goods, via a courier on a bicycle. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-09-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon launches one-hour London delivery

Amazon UK has launched Prime Now in London, which will allow customers in the capital to receive purchases within one hour of ordering them. Only Amazon Prime members are eligible for the service, in a further move to encourage customers to sign up to the £79-a-year membership. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-07-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon launches kids subscription service and tablet

Amazon UK has launched a subscription service for children that includes ebooks, educational apps, videos and games. The company has launched the service at the same time as revealing a new Amazon Fire Tablet aimed at children, priced £119 and upwards.  The subscription service called Fire for... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-06-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon launches Kindle Unlimited ebook service

Amazon.com Inc. on Friday introduced Kindle Unlimited, an all-you-can-read ebook subscription service available for $9.99 a month. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2014-07-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon to Launch “Netflix for Ebooks” Subscription Service

Amazon will likely introduce an ebook subscription service, Kindle Unlimited, in the near future. Subscribers will have access to over 600,000 ebooks and audiobooks for $9.99 per month. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-07-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Reportedly Will Launch Music-Streaming Service This Summer

Amazon will launch a music-streaming service under its Prime membership plan, BuzzFeed reported Thursday. According to the news site, the e-commerce giant has inked deals with two out of the three major music labels, Warner Music Group and Sony Music Entertainment. The service, slated for June... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2014-05-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Condé Nast launches Amazon subscription service

Condé Nast and Amazon have struck a deal in which the online giant will begin managing print and digital subscriptions for Condé titles, the companies said on Tuesday.The program, called All Access, is meant to simplify the subscription process by sending potential subscribers from the... Continue reading at Crains New York

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Amazon Publishing Launches Amazon Crossing Kids

The new imprint will publish English-language translations of picture books from around the world. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-01-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon launches Amazon Video Direct

Amazon has launched a new self-service video uploading platform called Amazon Video Direct. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-05-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon rebrands Cloud Player with launch of Amazon Music 3 for mobile and desktop

Amazon has refreshed its entire collection of cloud music apps with the releases of Amazon Music for Windows 3.0, Amazon Music for Mac 3.0, Amazon Music  for iPad and iPhone 3.0 and Amazon Music for Android 3.0. All four platforms share similar updates, and accompany Amazon’s foray into music... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2014-06-13 00:00:00 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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CBS takes weekly Nielsen crown behind ’60 Minutes’

CBS won television’s weekly Nielsen crown, despite not having a prime-time football game, primarily because games on rival NBC and Fox had relatively lackluster showings Continue reading at ABC News

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BookLife Launches Paid Review Service for Self-Pubbed Books

BookLife, Publishers Weekly's website and monthly supplement dedicated to self-publishing, has launched BookLife Reviews, a paid reviews service open exclusively to self-published authors. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-29 04:00:00 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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Amazon launches Kindle for children

Amazon has launched a Kindle for children, in its first ever dedicated reading experience built for youngsters.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-07 01:02:07 UTC ]
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Amazon Charts: One Minute Later scores a second week

Susan Lewis' One Minute Later (HarperCollins) has held the Amazon Charts Most Sold number one for Fiction for a second week, as Rosie Walsh's The Man Who Didn't Call (Mantle) leapt five places into second place. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-21 10:06:24 UTC ]
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Movies Aren’t Telling Love Stories Anymore. So The New York Times Brought Them to Amazon

The romance genre has all but disappeared from films, so now several cable and streaming outlets have claimed it for themselves. The latest to jump on board is Amazon Prime Video. The streaming service will soon air Modern Love, a new anthology series debuting Oct. 18 that features eight... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-07-28 00:59:10 UTC ]
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