Amazon 'sold close to 40m items on Cyber Monday'

Amazon has said it took orders for more than 36.8 million items worldwide on Cyber Monday (2nd... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-12-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Charts: Walliams slips into Most-Sold: Fiction top spot

David Walliams and Tony Ross' Code Name Bananas (HarperCollins) has bounced up five places to claim the Amazon Charts' Most-Sold: Fiction number one spot, in the same week it sold 89,558 copies through Nielsen BookScan's TCM. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-10 16:20:16 UTC ]
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Amazon Expands List of Priority Items

In a new announcement to suppliers and vendors, Amazon said that while it will continue to prioritize products such as household staples and medical supplies, it now has the capacity to add more products to its priority list. It isn't clear if books made the list. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-31 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Charts: Mantel maintains Most-Sold number one

Hilary Mantel's The Mirror and the Light (Fourth Estate) has held the Amazon Charts' Most-Sold: Fiction top spot for a second week, the same week the eagerly awaited title sold 95,141 copies across all print editions through Nielsen BookScan's TCM. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-10 16:43:19 UTC ]
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Microsoft's Cyber Monday laptop deals are going fast—here are the best we found

Just like Microsoft’s holiday sales last Christmas, the company’s Cyber Monday deals are going fast, though you can still hunt down a few decent ones.The company’s Surface and Xbox deals for Cyber Monday include discounts on the Surface Pro 6 and Surface Book 2. Historically, Microsoft has also... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2018-11-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Both Text and Audio Sold Together in Amazon Original Stories Collections

The second-newest imprint in Amazon Publishing’s portfolio offers both audio and ebook editions of works brought together in thematic collections. The first was released during BookExpo in New York City. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson A First Collection Bundles Text and... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-06-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BN.com Offers Cyber Monday Deals

Barnes & Noble is looking to boost holiday sales with an aggressive promotion online at BN.com today, starting with a 15% discount on the entire order. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-11-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon sells 86 items per second on Black Friday

Amazon UK said Black Friday this year was its busiest day ever, as it sold around 86 items per second. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-12-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon is opening a store across the street from Nashville’s Parnassus Books, because Amazon is bad.

Amazon, apparently intent on fostering the illest of will among book lovers, is opening a store directly across the street from Nashville’s Parnassus Books, an independent bookstore founded by Ann Patchett and Karen Hayes in 2011. (Full disclosure: I visited the store for the first time this... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-08-26 16:58:35 UTC ]
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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 Titles Dominate Amazon E-book Bestseller List

Titles published by Amazon Publishing imprints took 12 of the top 20 spots on the Amazon Kindle ebook bestseller list in the first half of 2017. Last year in the same period, Amazon had one ebook in the top 20. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-07-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-05-25 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 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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-11-06 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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Amazon discounts the Kindle Paperwhite to $85 for Black Friday

If the pandemic has helped you rediscover the joy of reading, Amazon’s latest Kindle deal may be exactly what you’re looking for. For Black Friday, the retailer has discounted the base 8GB Paperwhite with ads by $45 to $85. That’s the same price the... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2020-11-26 05:01:14 UTC ]
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Amazon Charts: A Promised Land breaks ground

Barack Obama's A Promised Land (Penguin) has risen into the Amazon Charts' Most-Sold: Non-Fiction top spot, after debuting a week ago, ahead of its publication.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-24 22:23:24 UTC ]
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Obama memoir hits charts top spot, PRH says 147,000 sold

Barack Obama's A Promised Land (Viking) has soared straight into the UK Official Top 50 number one spot in its first week on sale.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-24 12:37:14 UTC ]
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Amazon adds X-Ray features to its music service

Amazon is bringing over a popular feature from Kindle and Prime Video to its Music service. The company announced today the Music X-Ray experience is now available for tens of millions of songs in its catalog. According to the company, this will “off... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2020-11-20 16:45:39 UTC ]
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Amazon's Kindle drops to $60 again in Black Friday sale

You can now start shopping for Black Friday deals on Amazon devices, and one of the first models you can get at a discount is the company’s Kindle e-reader. The latest version of the company’s basic e-reader is now on sale for $60, down $30 from its... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2020-11-20 11:45:42 UTC ]
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