Australian online retailers drop Catch and Kill following legal threats

Two Australian online book retailers have suspended sales of Ronan Farrow’s investigation into #MeToo, following legal threats from one of the book’s subjects.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-18 08:21:31 UTC ]
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UK tour of 'To Kill a Mockingbird' cancelled after US legal threat

A touring production of "To Kill a Mockingbird", set to open in February and tour the UK and Ireland, has been cancelled mid-rehearsals after the threat of legal action from Scott Rudin's company Atticus, which stages the current Broadway hit. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Elliott Advisors Buys Wordery, U.K. Online Retailer

Elliott Advisors, owner of Waterstones and Barnes & Noble, has bought Wordery, the online bookselling division of U.K. wholesaler Bertrams. Aurelius, which owns Bertrams, said it was "reviewing its strategic options" for the wholesaler. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-04 04:00:00 UTC ]
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An Online Library Is Venturing Into Uncharted Legal Waters

With public libraries closed, the Internet Archive announced an initiative to offer 1.4 million books for free online—reopening a heated copyright debate. Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2020-03-30 17:57:54 UTC ]
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Independent bookstores survived the rise of online retail. Coronavirus poses bigger challenges.

Indie bookstores thrive on being part of a community. Now, they’re taking desperate action to stay in business amid “social distancing.” Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-03-17 15:49:08 UTC ]
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Trump insider’s exposé faces legal threats from Washington

A Warning, by an anonymous senior official who wrote about ‘the Resistance’ last year, has been warned that publication could breach confidentiality rulesThe US Department of Justice (DoJ) has warned the senior Trump administration official who is about to publish an exposé of the current... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-11-05 13:15:37 UTC ]
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Ronan Farrow, author of 'Catch and Kill,' joins the Times Book Club

Journalist Ronan Farrow discusses "Catch and Kill" and #MeToo revelations on Oct. 22 with the L.A. Times Book Club. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-09-25 14:00:46 UTC ]
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The perfect buyer for the National Enquirer, Runner’s World does retail, The Onion’s threats: Publisher’s Brief

Welcome to the latest edition of Ad Age Publisher's Brief, our roundup of news from the world of content producers across digital and print. Got a tip? Send it our way. Joining us late? Here's the previous edition. All Peckered out: Supermarket tabloid the National Enquirer, as you’ve probably... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-04-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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At CONTEC Mexico: Booksellers on Countering the Online Retail Challenge

At the third CONTEC Mexico conference, booksellers from Germany and Spain discussed the art of attracting customers in an age of online shopping. The post At CONTEC Mexico: Booksellers on Countering the Online Retail Challenge appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-02-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Russian Booksellers Say Online Retail Competition Is Gaining Fast

The share of online sales of books could be as high as 35 percent in the Russian market within five years, according to one executive. The post Russian Booksellers Say Online Retail Competition Is Gaining Fast appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-01-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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DugoutZone calls it a game at retail location in Ellicott City; will continue online

After 21 years as the place where local sports fans could find a rare baseball card, an autographed football or even collectible photos, comic books and other memorabilia, the DugoutZone is closing its doors in Ellicott City. Rick Hubata, owner, said it’s time to shutter the brick-and-mortar... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2019-01-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Russian Market Book Sales Channels: Proponents of Both Online Retail and Off

Something of a debate is underway in the Russian market, where some see online retail as a key to future sales growth, while major chains are also showing good numbers in physical stores. Editor’s note: Following our pre-Frankfurt interview with Eksmo CEO Evgney Kapyev, reports from Moscow are... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-10-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The New York Times is cutting its online price, but there’s a catch

The $12.99/month package bundles online access to the Times with nearly unlimited ebooks, audiobooks, and other material from Scribd. With 3.8 million subscribers–2.9 million paying just for digital access–The New York Times has been one of the early success stories for paywalls, which partly or... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2018-10-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Australian Authors Start Online Marketplace

The Australian Society of Authors has launched a digital marketplace, showcasing and selling the work of writers to publishers, agents, and literary scouts throughout the world. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-08-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon is 'kids favourite online retailer'

Amazon is children's favourite online retailer, statistics from kids marketing platform SuperAwesome have revealed, with 54% of girls and 47% of boys, aged between 7 and 9 years old favouring the online giant. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-09-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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IndieCommerce Lags Other Online Retailers by 'A Decade,' Says NAIBA

Both the NEIBA and NAIBA boards contacted the ABA's board to express their dissatisfaction with ABA's IndieCommerce platform, which lacks many of the features that online shoppers have come to expect. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Amazon at 20: what has the online giant ever done for retail?

The e-commerce site is 20 years old this week. So what influence has it really had on the retail and internet industries?It was originally billed as “Earth’s Biggest Bookstore” and featured over one million titles. Twenty years later it boasts over 270m active accounts and claims to have more... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-07-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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E-books Gained, Online Retailers Slipped in 2014

E-books’ market share of new-book sales increased slightly in 2014 over 2013, while the share of all book sales made through online retailers and bookstore chains dipped in the same period. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-03-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Amazon-free’ Christmas campaign diverts reported £5m worth of sales from online retailer

Amazon Anonymous campaigners hand-deliver giant Christmas card to online retailer’s UK headquarters and call for company to pay workers a living wageDisenchanted shoppers have taken over £5m worth of business away from Amazon this Christmas in protest at the internet retailer’s business... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2014-12-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mail Online chief in clash with Australian reporter over copyright

Media journalist from Rupert Murdoch paper tried to confront Martin Clarke over alleged lifting of articles from other sitesThe spat between News Corp and Mail Online over copyright in Australia has spilled over to the Cannes Lions advertising festival, with a late night altercation between... Continue reading at The Guardian

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