E-books grow but at low prices

  The consumer ebook market was worth more than £90m in the first 10 months of 2012... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-12-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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In Uganda: Nobody Complains That Book Prices Are Too Low

In the West, years of deep discounts in the trade and audience-attracting freebies in self-publishing have led to concerns about books being undervalued. In Uganda, pricing runs the other way. The post In Uganda: Nobody Complains That Book Prices Are Too Low appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-05-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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So low, so fast: E-book prices drop following settlement

Just four days after a federal judge approved a settlement in the ebooks price fixing case, HarperCollins has already started discounts. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2012-09-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Growing Russian Book Market Looks to Educational and Children’s Books in 2017

With book production down 40 percent in Russia, the country's publishers are looking to favorable book pricing as a source of revenue growth in 2017. The post Growing Russian Book Market Looks to Educational and Children’s Books in 2017 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-01-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Net Pricing: Is It Time to Take Prices off Book Covers?

Pointing to the need for pricing flexibility at a time when bookstores face a growing number of economic challenges, some booksellers question whether it’s time for publishers to stop printing suggested retail prices on book covers and dust jackets. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-08-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Price Cuts Bite Into Korean Book Sales, Fixed Price Considered

Despite a dramatic drop in book sales, Aladin used bookstores have thrived, with some publishers dumping books to boost sales; a fixed-price law is now under debate. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-11-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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World Book Night books defy the critics as sales grow

Written By: Philip Stone and Felicity Wood Publication Date: Fri, 04/03/2011 - 09:43 The majority of the books to be handed out tomorrow (5th March) as part of World Book Night have already received a sales boost in 2011. The figures will be a welcome fillip for the organisers, with founder... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Librarians fighting 'exorbitant' e-book pricing hope for CMA action

Librarians fighting the “exorbitant” pricing and licensing of academic e-books claim others are afraid of speaking out about the subject and are hoping the Competitions & Marketing Authority (CMA) will take action. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-11 20:10:02 UTC ]
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Court Appoints Hagens Berman Lead Counsel in Amazon E-book Price Fixing Case

In a brief order, judge Gregory Woods said the move, which is common in consumer class action cases, will bring "efficiency and economy" to what is "likely to be expensive and complicated litigation." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Big Five named as defendants in US e-book price-fixing suit

US publishing's Big Five–Hachette, HarperCollins, Macmillan, Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster–have now been named as defendants in an amended class suit originally brought against Amazon alone for anti-competitive behaviour in relation to e-books in the US.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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AIE: Italy’s Trade Book Publishing Sales Grow 2.4 Percent in 2020

Overall in 2020, the AIE and ALI with Nielsen have reported, Italians purchased 104.5 million book in 2020. The post AIE: Italy’s Trade Book Publishing Sales Grow 2.4 Percent in 2020 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-01-29 21:50:15 UTC ]
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Bracing for Another E-book Price-Fixing Case

On January 14, a prominent class-action law firm announced it was suing over alleged price-fixing in the e-book market—the second such suit in a decade. What should we make of the news? Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-22 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Class suit filed against Amazon for e-book price fixing in US

Amazon is being sued for anti-competitive behaviour in the United States by the same law firm that successfully sued Apple and five major publishers for colluding to fix e-book prices in 2011. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-17 12:13:54 UTC ]
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Amazon Hit with E-book Price Fixing Suit

The law firm that successfully sued Apple and five major publishers for colluding to fix e-book prices in 2011 has filed a class action against Amazon, accusing the company of colluding with the Big Five publishers to eliminate price competition from the e-book market. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-14 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Marcus Rashford's book club couldn't come at a better time – children's reading is at a 15-year low

Research shows action is needed to get more kids reading for pleasure – especially those from disadvantaged and minority backgrounds. Continue reading at The Conversation

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Half Price Books Cuts Workforce By More Than 2,000

Half Price Books has laid off or furloughed 2,146 people, representing 78% of its workforce of 2,752. The company operates 126 stores in 17 states, all of which are closed. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Firm Behind Apple E-books Case Now Suing Amazon for Price Fixing

On March 19, lawyers from Hagens Berman filed a class action suit on behalf of consumers in the U.S. District Court in Seattle, accusing Amazon of a massive horizontal price fixing scheme involving its two million third-party sellers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Half Price Books Closes All 126 Stores

Half Price Books became the largest U.S. bookstore chain to close its doors as a result of the pandemic. The company, which has 126 stores in 17 states, said there would be no layoffs among its 3,000 employees. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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London book fair cancelled over coronavirus fears, amid growing anger

Around 25,000 publishers, authors and agents were due to attend the fair next week, where deals for biggest books are struckOne of the world’s biggest international literary events, the London book fair, has been cancelled over coronavirus fears, amid growing anger that the delay in calling it... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Amazon's Kindle and Kindle Paperwhite drop back to all-time low prices

Amazon's latest Kindle and Kindle Paperwhite are back down to their lowest prices since Black Friday. The newest Kindle Paperwhite is now $85, instead of the usual $130, while the latest standard Kindle is $60, instead of the usual list price of $90.... Continue reading at Engadget

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