DC selling digital comics through Apple, Amazon, Barnes & Noble

In a move that could provide a boost to the small but growing digital comic book business, DC Comics has signed deals to sell comics through online stores owned by Apple, Amazon and Barnes & Noble. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2012-11-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Microsoft, Barnes & Noble teach Apple and Amazon a lesson about educational ebooks

Nobody partners, or negotiates deals, like Microsoft. That's evident from today's stunning agreement with Barnes & Noble, which is sure to turn the ebook market on its head. The two will jointly invest in Newco, temporary name for ebook venture that incorporates B&N's digital and College... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2012-04-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Once a book selling giant, Barnes & Noble sold to hedge fund

The one-time bookselling giant is being acquired by a hedge fund for $476 million. The national chain that many blamed for the demise of independent bookstores has been ravaged by Am…; and other... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at Crains New York

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Barnes & Noble CEO ouster is latest setback in age of Amazon

Barnes & Noble's sudden firing of its CEO after only 14 months on the job dealt another setback to the embattled book seller as it struggles against stiffer competition from Amazon.The sudden vacancy at the top leaves Barnes & Noble treading water while it looks for a new leader, says... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2018-07-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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DC Comics to Launch Digital Subscription Service

DC Universe, an online subscription service that will offer access to live action films, animation, digital comics, and merchandise, will go live in the fall. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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eBay starts selling discounted digital comic bundles

eBay is one of the go-to places for collectibles and old comic book titles, but now you can also make it a habit to check the website if you're looking for some sweet digital comic deals. The e-commerce platform has teamed up with Madefire to give sh... Continue reading at Engadget

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Barnes & Noble’s best-selling books of 2017 are just so 2017

What do The Handmaid’s Tale, 1984, Rupi Kaur’s stories of survival, and The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck have in common? They are all some of 2017’s best-selling books, according to Barnes & Noble. The bookseller has just released its top-selling fiction and nonfiction titles, and the... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2017-12-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble kills off Nook app and video store as part of digital retreat

Barnes & Noble ceded another battle in the ongoing war with Amazon over digital hearts and minds.The company will end the dedicated Nook app and video store on March 15, which was where you could purchase content for Nook-branded hardware, according to a report in diginomica.Nook digital... Continue reading at PC World

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Barnes & Noble Stock Gains in February; Amazon Drops

The Publishers Weekly Stock Index fell 3.6% overall, with declining share prices for Amazon and News Corp. offsetting gains elsewhere. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Barnes & Noble to launch 'digital-physical' store

Barnes and Noble has revealed plans to launch a new "prototype" store later this year, a US conference has heard. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Amazon Tightens Its Grip on Digital Comics Distribution

The digital comics market crossed the $100 million sales threshold in 2014, and purchases from Amazon, following its acquisition of Comixology last year, could account for as much as 90% of it. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Hoopla, DC Comics Ink Library Digital Pact

Library content service Hoopla Digital is broadening its recently launched comics category with new graphic novel content from DC Comics. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Marvel Expands Exclusive Digital Comics Agreement With Amazon

Amazon's domination of digital comics distribution continues with Marvel's new deal to sell single issues through Kindle.Last April, Amazon took steps to own the comic book industry's digital transition by purchasing comiXology, the leading platform for buying and reading digital comics. Today... Continue reading at Fast Company

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Amazon, Indies, Barnes & Noble Unite for E-tax Fairness

Advocates for Internet sales taxes, which include both the American Booksellers Association and Amazon, sent a letter urging Congress to act. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Surveying Digital Comics after Amazon-Comixology

Speaking with a wide variety of publishers at the San Diego Comic-Con revealed different reactions to DRM-free comics, in-app purchasing, storytelling and more as the industry adapts to Amazon's acquisition of Comixology. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-08-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble looks to Google to rival Amazon's same-day book deliveries

Need that yoga for dogs book yesterday? You can now get it "today" at least from Barnes & Noble, who have joined Amazon with same-day book deliveries. It's enlisting an odd partner for the service: Google, one if its competitors in the ebook space.... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2014-08-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon to Acquire Digital Comics Vendor Comixology

Amazon has reached an agreement to acquire Comixology, the dominant digital comics marketplace, and a platform that has been instrumental in driving the growth and popularity of digital comics. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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DC Releases a Choose Your Own Adventure-Style Digital Comic About Batman

If you loved choose your own adventure books as a child - the ones where you had to turn to page 34 to ride the unicorn or page 75 to enter the Cave of Time - you may find the narrative format of the latest DC Comics digital graphic novel familiar. Today, DC launched Batman: Arkham ...     Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2013-12-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble retail group CEO sells shares

Mitchell Klipper, CEO of Barnes & Noble Inc.'s retail group, which includes its bookstores but not its Nook unit, sold about 67% of his shares of the company, according to an SEC filing late Monday.Mr. Klipper sold a total of about 400,996 shares for between $13.99 and $14.53 per share.He... Continue reading at Crains New York

[ Crains New York | 2013-08-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble reports Q2 2013 earnings: digital content sales up 38%, Nook unit rakes $160 million

Barnes & Noble's Nook unit didn't have its greatest quarter. The $160 million in revenue the new Microsoft-backed spin off raked in was slightly better than last year's $152 million, but still a significant drop from $220 million. In a sign of the growing ubiquity of e-readers however,... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2012-11-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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