Amazon's New European Sourcing Policies Raise Concerns for U.S. Publishers

A decision by the e-tailer, to stop importing books from U.S. publishers that are destined to be sold in its stores in Europe in favor of sourcing them locally, is leading to higher costs and lost sales, publishers contend. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-07-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon's New European Sourcing Policies Raise Concerns for U.S. Publishers

A decision by the e-tailer, to stop importing books from U.S. publishers that are destined to be sold in its stores in Europe in favor of sourcing them locally, is leading to higher costs and lost sales, publishers contend. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-07-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Booksellers raise Amazon monopoly concerns with European Commission

Booksellers have met with European Commission officials to discuss their concerns that Amazon holds a monopoly in the online book market. The booksellers urged the Commission to make sure that consumers will have a rich and diversified online book offering, said Françoise Dubruille, director of... Continue reading at PC World

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Amazon restricts authors from self-publishing more than three books a day after AI concerns

The company announced the new limitations after an influx of suspected AI-generated material was listed for sale but said that ‘very few’ publishers will be affectedAmazon has created a new rule limiting the number of books that authors can self-publish on its site to three a day, after an... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Amazon Publishing to Open European Division

Amazon's Jeff Belle announced in a letter to literary agents that Amazon Publishing will begin building a European publishing division in 2013. Hiring will begin in January. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Amazon to begin European publishing push from 2013

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UK publishers' "concern" over Amazon ebook removals

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Amazon publishing a "concern"—Barnsley

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‘Retention is a key strategic element for all publishers’: European publishers focus on churn

A report from Axel Springer shows churn prevention is a higher priority this year while satisfaction with platform support has declined. The post ‘Retention is a key strategic element for all publishers’: European publishers focus on churn appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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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

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Publishers stop Facebook ad spending over policy that treats publishers as political advertisers

The Financial Times and New York Media suspended their paid media on Facebook over concerns about how news publishers are treated under its new ad policy. The post Publishers stop Facebook ad spending over policy that treats publishers as political advertisers appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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Mikyla Bruder, Publisher of Amazon Publishing Worldwide: ‘When the Stories Are Good’

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Amazon Publishing Books Faring Better on Amazon's New Bestseller Lists

Four Amazon Publishing titles, which drew poor BookScan print sales numbers, are among the top 20 fiction bestsellers on the latest iteration of the e-tailer's new weekly bestseller list, bolstered by sales in non-print formats. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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German Publishers Association Cheers EC Commitments from Amazon: ‘Another Victory for Publishers’

Perhaps nowhere is there such a jubilant response to the European Commission's pressure on Amazon than in Germany. The Börsenverein hails the week's events. The post German Publishers Association Cheers EC Commitments from Amazon: ‘Another Victory for Publishers’ appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Publishing in the Pacific Northwest: Amazon Becomes a Publishing Force

Since its 2009 launch, Amazon Publishing has steadily ramped up its program, and is now the Pacific northwest's largest publisher. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Digiday’s Publishing summit: What’s on the mind of European publishing execs

It’s not often you get to shake out what publishers’ biggest concerns are across the entire range of European markets, all at once. When 250 execs from leading publishers from across Europe convened on the French riviera this week for the Digiday Publishing Summit, we asked them to literally map... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2016-10-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers shrug off concerns, eager to publish on Facebook

Facebook launched its Instant Articles product with a select group of prestige publishers last week. Now, others, if they had any reservations before, are determined not to be left behind. Other big-name publishers including Time Inc., Hearst Magazines and CNN are expected to start publishing... Continue reading at Digiday

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Amazon Publishing will get new publisher, based in Seattle

Amazon Publishing will have a new leader when publisher Larry Kirshbaum leaves on Jan. 17 and is replaced by Daphne Durham. Durham will be based in Seattle — not the New York office. She has served as editor in chief and has already taken over responsibility for adult trade books and children’s... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

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Spotify's Findaway Voices Terms of Use Still Raise Concerns

Updated terms of service for Spotifiy's indie author audiobook distribution platform Findaway Voices appeared to give Spotify broad powers to reuse content. An outcry forced a revision of terms, but clarification is still needed, say authors and affiliates. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Publishers’ Upbeat Assessments of AI Policy Developments

A vote at the EU and a new report from the House of Lords in London prompts  international publishing leadership approval, determination. The post Publishers’ Upbeat Assessments of AI Policy Developments appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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‘The potential to undermine democracy’: European publishing trade bodies call for action on generative AI

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