Bailey fiancé pushed for property sale, court hears

The fiancé of murdered children’s author Helen Bailey pushed for a sale of her property, a court has heard. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon France ordered to stop non-essential deliveries following court hearing

Amazon is to close six of its warehouses in France, after a court ruling stopped the delivery of non-essential items during the pandemic. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-15 21:29:21 UTC ]
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Audible to delay parts of speech-to-text feature as court hearing looms

Amazon's audiobook company Audible has agreed to delay parts of its disputed speech-to-text feature until permission and licensing issues are resolved.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-29 22:46:55 UTC ]
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Juvenile Titles Push Unit Sales Up 5.9% in Mid-April

Led by big gains in the juvenile categories, total print unit sales rose 5.9% in the week ended Apr. 13, 2019, over the comparable week in 2018, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Court Shakes Up Tax Landscape for Online Sales

The Supreme Court overturned the law requiring that the collection of taxes for online sales was limited only to states where the seller had a physical presence. Bricks-and-mortar retailers applauded the decision. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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With billions at stake, Supreme Court urged to revisit ruling shielding internet purchases from sales tax

The last time the Supreme Court took a hard look at how to impose sales taxes on home shopping, it was the era of mail-order catalogs — “before Amazon was even selling books out of Jeff Bezos’ garage,” lawyers recently told the justices. In 1992, the high court upheld a constitutional rule that... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-01-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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For Second Time, Appeals Court Hears GSU E-Reserves Case

The decade-old litigation over digitized course readings made another appearance before the 11th Circuit last week, but the case could still be far from a conclusion. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-08-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rebel Wilson lied to journalist about age and real name, court hears

Caroline Overington says Wilson ‘had not been honest’ when she confirmed her age was 29 and her ‘real name’ was Rebel​A journalist at the centre of a​ trial between Hollywood ​actor Rebel Wilson and a magazine publisher ​has said the comic star lied to her face.Caroline Overington worked for the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-06-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Appeals Court Orders Expedited Hearing in ReDigi Case

The order, issued by Denny Chin, the judge who presided over Google’s library book scanning litigation, could mean oral arguments in the copyright case could be heard this summer. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-05-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tribune Publishing's No.2 shareholder pushes for sale

The second-largest shareholder of Los Angeles Times owner Tribune Publishing said Wednesday that passing up a buyout offer from rival publishing company Gannett could "destroy enormous shareholder value."  In a letter sent to Tribune's board and filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission,... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-05-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Changed retail landscape' pushed sales growth in 2015

A revitalised bricks and mortar offer, new routes to readers and healthy exports are among the key elements that combined to create “a new landscape” for the trade in 2015, with publishers saying last year’s market growth is sustainable—despite a drop in digital sales. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-01-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors Guild Petitions Supreme Court to Hear Google Case

Authors Guild executives say that the case represents an opportunity for the Supreme Court to clarify fair use for the digital age. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-12-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Halt sales of Jonasson bestseller, court tells UK publisher

High court backs Hachette against Hesperus Press, British publisher of Jonas Jonasson’s The 100-Year-Old Man, after claims of missing royalty paymentsThe high court has ordered the British publisher of Jonas Jonasson’s smash-hit novel The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-04-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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US court hears Authors Guild's Google appeal

Google’s effort to scan and digitize millions of library books violates copyright law and deprives authors of licensing fees, royalties and sales, a lawyer for the Authors Guild told an appeals court in New York yesterday (3rd December). The Authors Guild has taken its battle with Google over... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-12-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Supreme Court Won't Hear Amazon Appeal in NYS Tax Case

New York State’s collection of online sales tax has withstood a legal challenge by Amazon and Overstock, as the U.S. Supreme Court decided this morning not to hear an appeal of a March ruling by New York’s top court that found that the state could impose the tax. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-12-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jamie helps push sales to 2013 high

Superstar chef Jamie Oliver's new cookbook, Save with Jamie (Michael Joseph), was comfortably... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-09-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Court hears terse testimony in ebook trial

Macmillan CEO John Sargent, who testified this week at a trial over alleged price-fixing of ebooks, was no one's idea of a friendly witness. Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2013-06-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Big children's brands push up 2012 sales

The value of the children’s physical books market last year was marginally up on 2011,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-01-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kobo plans marketing push to bolster British sales

E-bookseller Kobo plans to grow device sales in the UK with a strong marketing push towards the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Borders seeks court approval for closing-down sales

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Thu, 21/07/2011 - 09:10 Borders goes to court today to seek approval for liquidators to launch closing down sales across its stores. It is expected the sales will bring in between $250m and $284m the bankrupt book chain owes to creditors. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Digital and Kobo help push sales at Indigo

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Wed, 09/02/2011 - 07:00 Profits at Indigo Books & Music have dropped by $4.4m year-on-year in its fourth quarter. The Canadian book retailer reported profits of C$30.1m in the fourth quarter ending 1st January, down from C$34.5m in the same... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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