Amazon Steams Ahead

Total revenue at Amazon rose 31% in the second quarter of 2016 and profits jumped. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-07-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Full STEAM Ahead: Spotlight on Chris Ferrie

With a new board book series focused on STEAM, Ferrie aims to instill in young readers a lifelong passion for science, technology, engineering, art, and math. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-02-17 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Charts: Secret Commonwealth steams into number one

Philip Pullman's The Secret Commonwealth (Penguin/David Fickling) has soared 15 places to top the Amazon Charts Most-Sold: Fiction chart, in the same week it sold 54,301 copies in hardback through Nielsen BookScan's TCM. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-09 20:59:35 UTC ]
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Amazon Publishing's advances move ahead of the market

The web giant's books imprint flexes its muscles after scoring an ebook No 1, but the little guy may yet win the dayA good month for Amazon's fledgling publishing business – the imaginatively-titled Amazon Publishing – just got better, after the imprint won the rights to Cath Quinn's historical... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2014-02-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kobo, Canada's answer to Kindle, debuts latest Android tablet ahead of Amazon

Just hours ahead of Amazon's debut of a new Kindle tablet on Thursday, Kobo, the ebook company that can be thought of as "Canada's Kindle" debuted a new color Android tablet called the Kobo Arc. Kobo Arc is the company's second Android tablet, following up on the Kobo Vox which debuted around... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2012-09-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Flammarion signs Amazon deal ahead of Kindle launch

Written By: Barbara Casassus Publication Date: Tue, 27/09/2011 - 15:18 French publisher Flammarion has signed an agreement to sell its electronic titles through Amazon and Apple’s iBookstore. The publisher is the first in France to sign up with Amazon, just before the Kindle is expected to be... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-27 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 Charts: Partridge flies back to the top

Robert Galbraith's Troubled Blood (Sphere) has held the Amazon Charts' Most-Sold: Fiction number one for a second week running, while Alan Partridge's From the Oasthouse (Audible) ousted Brian Masters' Killing for Company (Cornerstone) from the top of the Most-Sold: Non-Fiction chart. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-29 21:57:14 UTC ]
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With Challenges Ahead, New England Booksellers Stress Resilience

In an annual meeting and town hall that touched on the many issues and challenges that booksellers face today, New England Independent Booksellers Association members took up a message of resilience and looked ahead to 2021 with good spirits in spite of it all. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Charts: Troubled Blood surges to number one spot

Robert Galbraith's Troubled Blood (Sphere) and Brian Masters' Dennis Nielsen biography Killing for Company (Cornerstone) have rocketed to the top of the Amazon Charts. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-22 15:55:56 UTC ]
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Jewish Kids’ Books Pick Up Steam

Today’s Jewish child will find a bonanza of titles in upcoming months with stories of celebration, adventure, history, and mystery that highlight Jewish values. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Charts: Osman and Partridge double up

Richard Osman's The Thursday Murder Club (Penguin) has topped the Amazon Charts' Most-Sold: Fiction top 20 for a second week running, in the same week its hardback claimed a second week atop the UK Official Top 50 chart through Nielsen BookScan's Total Consumer Market. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-16 05:52:35 UTC ]
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Why this author is taking a stand against Amazon’s audiobook monopoly

Famed writer and activist Cory Doctorow is selling the audio version of his upcoming book via Kickstarter to sidestep the walled garden of Amazon-owned audiobook platform Audible. When science fiction writer and activist Cory Doctorow releases his new novel, Attack Surface, next month, you’ll be... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2020-09-12 09:00:52 UTC ]
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BA launches #ChooseBookshops video ahead of bumper autumn

The Booksellers Association has released a video encouraging the public to visit bookshops, as the industry prepares for spate of "super Thursdays" this autumn.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-28 00:25:22 UTC ]
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