Amazon's Launching Pickup Locations, but Where Are Its Consumer Bookstores?

The mega-retailer has opened a dozen pickup locations to date, but it has yet to open its second Amazon Books, which was slated to be ready this summer. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-08-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH launches consumer website

Penguin Random House UK has launched its consumer website Penguin.co.uk, and a new corporate site Penguinrandomhouse.co.uk, designed to showcase its eight publishing divisions and their imprints. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-01-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon opening a brick-and-mortar bookstore

Twenty years after Amazon.com famously upended the brick-and-mortar book business, the e-commerce giant is going to open a physical bookstore of its own. Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2015-11-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Inside Amazon's First Physical Bookstore

On Tuesday, Amazon, the largest bookseller in the world, did something it has never done: it sold a book to a customer face-to-face. Despite appearances Amazon Books, the company's first branded retail storefront, is a far cry from the bookstore as we know it. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-11-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Brooklyn's Greenlight Bookstore to Open Second Location

The six-year-old bookstore in the borough's Fort Greene neighborhood is branching out with a 2,100 sq. ft. location in nearby Prospect Lefferts Gardens. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-11-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Opens First Bricks and Mortar Bookstore

The tech giant that pioneered online bookselling is going old school. Amazon unveiled its first bricks-and-mortar bookstore, Amazon Books, in Seattle’s upscale University Village shopping mall. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-11-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Toy Fair Launches Consumer Con

The Toy Industry Association, operators of the North American International Toy Fair has partnered with LeftField Media to launch a new co-located event called Play Fair. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon launches £50 tablet

Amazon has launched a new budget tablet for under £50. The device will be priced at £49.99 and will include a 7 inch IPS display, “all-day” battery life and the new Amazon content ecosystem – Amazon Underground. Through Amazon Underground, customers can shop for items including books and movies... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-09-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Launch Kindle Unlimited in India with Local Partners

Amazon launched Kindle Unlimited in India with local publishing partners that include Jaico, Westland, Grapevine, Orient, and Sinclude, and more promised. The post Amazon Launch Kindle Unlimited in India with Local Partners appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-09-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Fresh on cusp of launching in UK

Amazon could be on the cusp of launching a grocery delivery operation in the UK after leasing a warehouse from Tesco, it has been reported. Retail Week reported  the e-commerce giant has agreed a 10-year lease with Tesco for a warehouse in Surrey, which is currently being revamped by Clegg Food... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-08-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon launches global Prime day

Amazon is launching Prime Day, "a new global shopping event, offering more deals than Black Friday", open solely to members of its Prime service. The first such day will be held on Wednesday 15th July and will offer customers in the UK, US, Spain, Japan, Italy, Germany, France, Canada and... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-07-07 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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Single-Copy Locator App, MagFinder, Launches in a Shrinking Newsstand Market

New app helps consumers find their favorite magazines at retail. The post Single-Copy Locator App, MagFinder, Launches in a Shrinking Newsstand Market appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2015-06-06 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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Ursula K Le Guin launches broadside on Amazon's 'sell it fast, sell it cheap' policy

Fantasy author accuses the online giant of using its market dominance ‘to control what we write and what we read’The grande dame of fantasy Ursula K Le Guin has weighed in forcefully to the debate about Amazon’s role in publishing. In a blogpost on the site Book View Cafe, entitled “Up the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-06-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH to launch Penguin-branded consumer site

Penguin Random House UK is to launch a multi-million pound Penguin-branded consumer website in the second half of this year, but chief executive Tom Weldon reiterated the company's view that it had no plans to become a retailer, claiming that it would be "quicker for PRH to burn the money". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-03-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Will Amazon Prime Now Hurt Manhattan Bookstores?

Amazon has made its Prime Now one-hour delivery service available in Manhattan, and the service includes books. How will it impact B&N and other bookstores? The post Will Amazon Prime Now Hurt Manhattan Bookstores? appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-02-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Unveils First Staffed Location On a College Campus

Purdue University, the second of three colleges in the country to have a co-branded online store with Amazon, now has the first staffed campus location from the e-tailer. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-02-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon launches Kindle Textbook Creator

Amazon has launched Kindle Textbook Creator in the US, allowing academics to turn their textbooks into digital editions.  KDP EDU, a new segment of Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP), gives educators and authors the online tools to prepare, publish and promote e-textbooks and other educational... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-01-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-12-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Campaign group launches 'Amazon Free' shopping guide

Independent booksellers and WH Smith feature on an “alternative” shopping guide for Christmas created by campaign group Amazon Anonymous. The group has teamed up with Ethical Consumer to create an alternative shopping guide for those who have signed up to its “Amazon Free Challenge” – in which... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-12-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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