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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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 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

[ Engadget | 2020-01-13 16:27:00 UTC ]
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Digital Bestseller Lists: Kay tops weekly e-book ranking as Amazon list joins line-up

As the old saying goes, new year, new e-book charts—the Bookstat E-Book Top 10 is joining the Publisher E-Book Ranking in The Bookseller’s regular e-book chart section. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-10 11:38:52 UTC ]
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Amazon Charts: The Silent Patient scoops number one

Alex Michaelides' The Silent Patient (Orion) has reached the top of the Amazon Charts' Most-Sold: Fiction chart, defeating Andrzej Sapowski's Netflix-boosted The Last Wish (Gollancz). Self-published L J Ross' Ryan's Christmas held firm in second place. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-07 13:48:55 UTC ]
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Amazon Charts: Kay and Ross ‘most-read’ since Christmas Day

Adam Kay’s Twas the Nightshift Before Christmas (Picador) and Ryan’s Christmas by self-published author L.J. Ross were the most read books since Christmas Day, according to Amazon. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-02 10:20:56 UTC ]
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Amazon claims Kindle sales boost in 2019

Kindle sales increased "again in 2019 thanks to independent publishing, Unlimited subscriptions and Amazon Publishing", the company claims. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-24 00:23:43 UTC ]
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5 Ways Amazon Changed Shopping in the 2010s

If it wasn't for Amazon, we might still be buying books at bookstores or at least from another website. Barnes and Noble could still be independent. Borders might still be around. Your mom and pop could possibly eke out an honest living as independent booksellers. And so on. Click here to read... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-12-23 12:00:31 UTC ]
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Kindle Unlimited: We try Amazon's subscription service for ebooks

If you’re a Kindle user, you’ve undoubtedly come across titles with that Kindle Unlimited logo and an enticing “$0.00” price tag attached. You’re curious, yes? With titles in genres from mysteries and romance to sci-fi and self-help, Kindle Unlimited is an easy and affordable way to sate your... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2019-12-18 11:30:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Charts: Walliams and Kay hold strong

David Walliams' The Beast of Buckingham Palace (HarperCollins) and Adam Kay's Twas the Nightshift Before Christmas (Picador) have held the Amazon Charts Most-Sold number ones in their respective categories.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-18 10:41:33 UTC ]
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