Amazon loses physical retail VP after 14 years with the company

Cameron Janes, an Amazon veteran who has overseen Prime Video, retail and Kindle ventures left the company earlier this week. Continue reading at 'Silicon Valley Business Journal'

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2021-11-24 22:24:32 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2018: Why Amazon’s 'Digital Roots' Will Reshape Physical Retail

On a Christmas Eve shopping visit to the bustling Amazon Books in New York, journalist Cherie Hu realized that Amazon had flipped the table on the analog environment of traditional bookselling. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon's physical retail presence grows in Seattle, New York

As Amazon runs out of ways to expand its mountain-sized market share in the online retail space, its attempts to grow its presence in the real world are continuing to materialize, with new plans being firmed up on both coasts of the United States. Today, it officially launched AmazonFresh... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2017-05-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon VP On Amazon's New Bookstore: 'We Have No Idea What's Going to Happen'

Amazon Books vice president Jennifer Cast discusses Amazon's strategy for its first physical bookstore, where a mix of data and user reviews decides the inventory. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Amazon Names 'The Lincoln Highway' Best Book of Year

'The Lincoln Highway' by Amor Towles (Viking) was named the Best Book of the Year by Amazon Books editors. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-11-16 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Living in a Booktopia: Nash reveals how his retail start-up grew to defy Amazon

Booktopia co-founder and c.e.o. Tony Nash, who will be interviewed as part of this year’s FutureBook Conference, discusses how he spotted a gap in the online retail marketplace, and helped Australian publishers resist Amazon. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-08 10:37:03 UTC ]
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He Spent 14 Years at Guantánamo. This Is His Story.

“Don’t Forget Us Here,” by Mansoor Adayfi with Antonio Aiello, is the memoir of a Yemeni man who claims he was kidnapped in Afghanistan, sold to the C.I.A. and sent to the detention camp in a case of mistaken identity. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-08-17 09:00:05 UTC ]
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Diamond moves to Quercus after 14 years with Pan Mac

Lucy Diamond is moving to Quercus in a new two-book deal after 14 years with Pan Macmillan.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-07 07:46:47 UTC ]
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‘The big guys are winning’: Digital media budgets prioritize Walmart, Amazon despite a glut of retail media inventory

Despite ample inventory available on other retail media platforms, brands still mostly turn to Walmart and Amazon. The post ‘The big guys are winning’: Digital media budgets prioritize Walmart, Amazon despite a glut of retail media inventory appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2021-03-23 04:01:00 UTC ]
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Amazon loses its head of Fire TV, Kindle and Luna to Unity

After a five-year stint, Marc Whitten — the man in charge of Fire TV, the Kindle and more — has stepped down as Amazon's VP of entertainment devices and services. News of Whitten's departure was spotted yesterday by consultant Matthew Ball o... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2021-02-25 17:27:36 UTC ]
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‘A retail media company’: How CAMP wants its online content to eventually drive customers back to stores

CAMP had to shift from brick-and-mortar to a strategy that more directly resembles a digital publisher with a penchant for e-commerce. The post ‘A retail media company’: How CAMP wants its online content to eventually drive customers back to stores appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2021-02-03 05:01:00 UTC ]
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‘A retail media company’: How CAMP wants its online content to eventually drive customers back to stores

CAMP had to shift from brick-and-mortar to a strategy that more directly resembles a digital publisher with a penchant for e-commerce. The post ‘A retail media company’: How CAMP wants its online content to eventually drive customers back to stores appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2021-02-03 05:01:00 UTC ]
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Black Bookstore Selling Out of Books For First Time in 30 Years: Critical Linking, June 14, 2020

An awesome daily roundup of the most interesting bookish links from around the web. Continue reading at Book Riot

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AT&T’s advertising unit chief resigns after joining company less than three years ago, report says

AT&T’s Brian Lesser, who heads up the company’s key advertising unit, Xandr, is leaving the company, according to a new report from Reuters. Lesser felt comfortable stepping down because Xandr is in a good position and its first quarter results are expected to show significant growth, the... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2020-03-11 18:26:08 UTC ]
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Clearwater company fills its CMO position after three years — and for the first time, it's a woman

Digital Media Solutions, a Clearwater based company, has hired its first ever female chief marketing officer. Kathy Bryan has been hired for the CMO position, rising from a previous role within the company's marketing department. “Kathy Bryan represents everything DMS stands for,” DMS CEO... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

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A Woman Confronted Her Rapist 14 Years Later. Here’s What He Said.

In her memoir “Things We Didn’t Talk About When I Was a Girl,” Jeannie Vanasco seeks answers to her trauma. Continue reading at The New York Times

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EU launches anti-trust probe into Amazon's use of retailers' data

Amazon is facing a European Commission (EC) anti-trust investigation into how it uses sensitive data from independent retailers who sell on its marketplace. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-16 20:36:53 UTC ]
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From Amazon to Uber, internet companies are driving U.S. ad spend

If you want to see what’s driving ad spending, just look at the gains: The biggest U.S. internet companies—including the likes of Amazon, Facebook and Uber—are powering the ad market as they double down on their own marketing. That’s the key takeaway from the 64th annual Ad Age Leading National... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-06-28 09:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2019: Amazon Publishing Marks Its First 10 Years

Almost exactly 10 years ago, in May 2009, Amazon expanded from selling books to publishing them as well with the launch of Amazon Encore, a publishing program for promising self-published books and out-of-print works from major houses. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Amazon’s Kindle Storyteller Award returns for third year

Amazon’s Kindle Storyteller Award, recognising outstanding work by independent authors with a £20,000 cash prize, will return for its third year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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