Amazon's Source program invites indie stores to sell Kindles

Amazon's new program invites indies to sell Kindles and receive a commission from ebooks bought by their customers (if the store is eligible). Many stores are unimpressed, with one bookstore worker likening the program to 'being complicit in your execution.' Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-11-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Publishing to sell series of ebooks outside the Kindle Store

It remains to be seen if it's a full-on change of policy, but it looks like Amazon is at least shifting it stance when it comes to where some of the ebooks put out by its Amazon Publishing division are sold. As you may recall, Barnes & Noble and other booksellers recently pulled print... Continue reading at Engadget

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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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Amazon is selling Kindles at Black Friday prices

If you didn't manage to snag a Kindle on Black Friday, you have another chance to buy one at a steep discount. Amazon is currently offering $45 off the newest Kindle Paperwhite ($85) and $30 off the latest Kindle ($60). These are historic lows, and w... Continue reading at Engadget

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HarperCollins Launches New Indie Store Backlist Program

HarperCollins will introduce a new backlist program for U.S independent retailers on January 1, 2017. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Amazon appears to be considering opening more brick-and-mortar stores selling groceries and apparel

Amazon’s keen on both fashion and retail — and whether those interests ever intersect could help shape the next leg of the digital retail revolution. The Seattle-based Amazon has already opened two bookstores (three more are on the way) and multiple pop-up mall kiosks. Now the endless aisle... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Camex 2015: College Stores Revamp; Amazon, Indies Arrive on Campus

Five years ago, the National Association of College Stores issued a white paper that looked forward to what the state of the college store would be in 2015. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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In Brazil, Amazon Starts Selling Kindles Direct, Books are Next

After 13 months of using partners to sell Kindles in Brazil, Amazon is now offering direct sales. If they can do that, books are not likely far behind. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Amazon reveals quarter of Kindle ebook sales in US were for indie publishers

Figures from world's biggest bookseller trumpeted as sign of how self-publishing and smaller labels are changing the industryAs many as a quarter of the top 100 Kindle books on Amazon.com are from indie publishers, according to data revealed at a trade presentation by the retailer.A chart... Continue reading at The Guardian

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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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Amazon US offers Kindle deal to indies

Amazon.com is offering independent booksellers the opportunity to sell Kindle e-readers. The... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Amazon to Let Independent Bookstores Sell Kindles and Gives Them a Cut of E-Book Sales

Amazon, which has been blamed in part for the decline of independent bookstores, said it has a new program called Amazon Source to allow them and other retailers to resell Kindle devices and accessories, and also give them 10 percent on every ebook bought on them for two years. "With Amazon... Continue reading at AllThingsD

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Amazon launches Mexico Kindle store

Amazon has launched the Kindle store in Mexico with over 70,000 Spanish language ebooks. The e-... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Amazon opens up Kindle Worlds Store, for all your licensed fan fic needs

Come on now, why are you wasting your time here, when you could be reading some Gossip Girl fan fic? Roughly a month after announcing its licensed character publishing platform, Amazon has taken the wraps off of Kindle Worlds. The site currently offers up 50-plus commissioned stories based on... Continue reading at Engadget

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Is Amazon asking independent bookstores to sell Kindles?

Some independent booksellers say they've received calls from someone claiming to be an Amazon staff member, asking if they'd be interested in selling Kindle e-readers. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Amazon's Kindle Worlds will allow writers to sell fan fiction

The digital publishing platform will let fans write, publish, and sell the stories they've written based on popular books, TV shows, and more. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Amazon's new China app store could help pave way for Kindle products

Amazon.com has updated its mobile app store to include support for its Chinese customers, in a sign that the U.S. company could be preparing to sell its Kindle e-readers and tablets in the country.The update effectively launches a new version of Amazon's app store built in the Chinese language.... Continue reading at PC World

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Amazon's Kindle Gets Exclusive Role In New PTA Family Reading Program

Amazon's got a new Kindle promotion vehicle, thanks to the National PTA, which wants to boost kids' reading with their families. Amazon's Kindle is the exclusive sponsor of the new Family Reading Experience program that the National PTA wants to roll out across the U.S. to boost kids' reading... Continue reading at Fast Company

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PublishNews Brazil: Amazon Opens Kiosks to Sell Kindles in Brazil

This week on PublishNews Brazil: Amazon partners with a kiosk-retailer to sell Kindles in Brazil, Kobo launches two new ereaders, 33% of Brazilians read a book last month. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Amazon’s Plan: “Sell Millions of Kindles in Brazil,” says Naggar

Through exclusive interviews with Amazon's David Naggar, author Paolo Coelho, and others, we get behind the scenes of Amazon's Kindle Store launch in Brazil this week. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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