Amazon wants 'all businesses to survive'

It is in Amazon’s “interests" to "treat suppliers well” but the company should communicate with them better, Amazon’s head of public policy for the UK & Ireland has said. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-07-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin Business acquires survival guide from 'serial entrepreneurs' Cole and Miller-Cole

Penguin Business will publish The Business Survival Kit by Byron Cole and Bianca Miller-Cole. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-26 12:02:42 UTC ]
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Amazon signs memoir on surviving depression by Amanda Prowse and her son

Amazon Publishing imprint Little A has signed a memoir from author Amanda Prowse and her son, Josiah Hartley, about coping with depression within a family. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-24 18:02:02 UTC ]
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Creative Industries Federation calls on government to help creative businesses survive

The UK's self-employed creative workforce will be "hit hard", according to the Creative Industries Federation, raising concerns the Chancellor's measures in response to the coronavirus outbreak "fall short of guaranteeing these workers’ income".  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-18 05:26:17 UTC ]
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Daunt tells booksellers 'don't be boring' to survive Amazon era

Bookshops need to avoid being “boring” and apply a “bookseller's mind” to data if they want to survive in an era dominated by Amazon, Waterstones m.d. and Barnes & Noble c.e.o. James Daunt has said. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-24 17:39:21 UTC ]
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Amazon puts former Kindle leader in charge of its pharmacy business

Amazon's entry into the pharmacy business might not have the leader you'd expect. CNBC has learned that the online retailer has picked Nader Kabbani, an executive who helped establish the Kindle self-publishing system and has worked in Flex and logi... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2019-02-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BA says Amazon ‘gaming system’ as £63m business rates bill revealed

The Bookseller's Assocation has warned Amazon is "gaming the system" and branded the business rates regime "unfair" yet again after it emerged the online retail giant paid £63m in business rates despite recording £8bn in UK sales. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Chancellor confirms cut to business rates, schedules 'Amazon tax' for 2020

The Chancellor Philip Hammond has confirmed a tax cut to business rates of one third for all retailers in England with a rateable value of £51,000 or less. The measure will last for the next two years, until the next re-evaluation of rateable values in 2021. Hammond told the House of Commons... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How Amazon is priming its ad business for the next year

Amazon's brutal efficiency, obsession with automation and ruthless pricing tactics have helped it disrupt or conquer market after market, starting with books in 1997. Now it's bringing those tactics to bear on the company's latest target: the ad business.To shoulder its way into an industry... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2018-04-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon and PRH among businesses backing literacy pledge

Publishers and retailers including Amazon, W H Smith, Walker Books and Penguin Random House have signed a pledge to "tackle the nation’s growing literacy and social mobility crisis". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook and Amazon among businesses to sign literacy pledge

More than 50 businesses, including Facebook, Amazon and Experian have signed this year’s Vision for Literacy Business Pledge, orchestrated by the National Literacy Trust. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors call on the US to investigate Amazon's book business

Just because Apple is on the hook for allegedly anti-competitive book sales doesn't mean that Amazon is above reproach. As promised, groups representing both authors and booksellers are calling on the US Department of Justice to investigate Amazon fo... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2015-07-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Luxembourg acted as Amazon's 'business partner'

A former top Amazon employee has revealed that European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker acted as a “business partner” to the company when it came to negotiating its tax arrangements. Bob Comfort, the former head of tax for Amazon, has given an interview with Luxembourg newspaper... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-12-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How The News Business Can Survive Facebook

The social network's plans to control even more of the media industry squeezed a collective gasp out of publishers. Was that a last breath?Facebook recently wrapped up a "listening tour," hoping to lure publishers across the United States to deliver their content pages and news feeds to... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2014-11-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Comic David Mitchell rails at Amazons cynical life-crushing business style

Online giant operates a rapacious near monopoly, the Observer columnist and Peep Show star tells Booksellers conferencePeep Show star David Mitchell blasted the monopolistic, cynical and frankly life-crushing way that Amazon operates to a roomful of booksellers.The comedian was giving the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2014-09-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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DBW 2014: Amazon, Subscription and the Book Business

In a morning session entirely devoted to Amazon.com, author Brad Stone and consultant Joe Esposito looked back over the history of Amazon's growth (and remorseless tactics) before looking ahead to its next round of competitive targets. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-01-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Condé Nast Cuts Deal With Amazon To Turn Magazine Subscriptions Into An All–Access Business

Condé Nast has struck a deal with Amazon that will give the Vogue, Vanity Fair, and New Yorker publisher access to 200 million potential new subscribers who are already spending money shopping on Amazon, according to a Reuters exclusive. The deal, the first of its kind, will allow Condé Nast to... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2013-08-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Busy Negotiating First Russian Ebook Contracts

Amazon has contracted Rosman to supply its first ebook titles for sale in Russia. For now, the retailer is concentrating on digital in lieu of establishing a Russian print supply chain. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-08-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon's E-Book Business Is Up 70 Percent, but It's Still Not Disclosing Kindle Sales

Whatever Kindle sales were in Q4, they could have been better had Amazon not sold out of its flagship e-reader. Continue reading at AllThingsD

[ AllThingsD | 2013-01-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Six Ways Amazon Book Streaming Could Help Small Business

Amazon's rumoured streaming-book service would be great for businesses, students, and educators. Here's why. Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2011-09-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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