EU launches anti-trust probe into Amazon's use of retailers' data

Amazon is facing a European Commission (EC) anti-trust investigation into how it uses sensitive data from independent retailers who sell on its marketplace. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-16 20:36:53 UTC ]
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Amazon Publishing Launches Amazon Crossing Kids

The new imprint will publish English-language translations of picture books from around the world. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-01-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon launches Amazon Video Direct

Amazon has launched a new self-service video uploading platform called Amazon Video Direct. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-05-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon rebrands Cloud Player with launch of Amazon Music 3 for mobile and desktop

Amazon has refreshed its entire collection of cloud music apps with the releases of Amazon Music for Windows 3.0, Amazon Music for Mac 3.0, Amazon Music  for iPad and iPhone 3.0 and Amazon Music for Android 3.0. All four platforms share similar updates, and accompany Amazon’s foray into music... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2014-06-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Data Giant Acxiom Launches Data Management Platform

It's a day for launching advertiser tools: not just Tremor Video but data leviathan Acxiom, as well, is bringing a new tool to the digital marketplace, and where Tremor has extensive publisher relationships to leverage its new DSP, Acxiom has all the information anyone could ever want about more... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2013-09-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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IDG Enterprise Marries First, Third-Party Data With Launch of Premium Data Services

IDG Enterprise looks to better serve their advertisers with the launch of its Premium Data Services, a portfolio of products that will integrate both first and third party data for ad clients looking to more deeply understand their target audiences. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2012-06-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Women's Prize Trust launches writers' development programme

The Women's Prize Trust is launching Discoveries, a writers’ development programme offering aspiring female writers of all ages and backgrounds "encouragement and support" at the beginning of their creative journeys. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-18 07:15:38 UTC ]
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Amazon Charts: anti-racism titles flock into the charts

Reni Eddo-Lodge's Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race (Bloomsbury) has once again held both the Amazon Charts' Most-Read and Most-Sold: Non-Fiction chart number ones, as anti-racism titles rocketed up the charts. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-16 13:40:20 UTC ]
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Keys to Amazon’s success: Price wars and big data

Brian Dumaine looks at the tactics and innovations that have powered the company. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-05-29 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Greg James and Chris Smith team up with National Literacy Trust to launch new series

The National Literacy Trust's new Author of the Week series will kick off with Greg James and Chris Smith, authors of the Kid Normal series. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-20 21:56:16 UTC ]
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National Literacy Trust launches online zone to support home learning as schools close

The National Literacy Trust has launched new online zone for parents to engage children and support learning at home, with author videos, poetry workshops and illustration sessions, as schools close across the UK.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-19 01:46:19 UTC ]
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CBLDF Launches Rory Root Comics Retailer Grants

The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund plans to create the Rory D. Root Comics Ambassador Grant, a program designed to support community building by retailers, named in honor of the late Rory Root, an influential Berkeley comics retailer noted for his pioneering embrace of book trade practices and... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-02-25 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Kindle Kids Edition -- Amazon launches ebook reader for younger bookworms

Amazon has launched a child-friendly version of its Kindle ereader -- the Kindle Kids Edition. At $110, this special edition device is slightly more expensive than the cheapest Kindle, but it has one massive advantage that will appeal to parents, kids and others: it is free from ads. But there... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2019-10-07 15:55:49 UTC ]
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Amazon launches Kindle for children

Amazon has launched a Kindle for children, in its first ever dedicated reading experience built for youngsters.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-07 01:02:07 UTC ]
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Outdoor retailer REI launches a magazine, Uncommon Path

Ad Age’s Launch Pad offers brief looks at new products and activations of interest to marketers and media people. Outdoor retailer REI today launched Uncommon Path, a quarterly print magazine, in partnership with HearstMade, the division of Hearst Magazines that produces Airbnb Magazine with... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-09-17 18:14:21 UTC ]
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Scottish Book Trust launches new award

Scottish Book Trust has announced a new Bookbug Hero Award alongside its annual Learning Professional Award, with applications now open for both. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-14 09:24:00 UTC ]
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Church refuses to hold launch for anti-Brexit anthology

An indie publisher has been forced to find a new venue to launch its anti-Brexit poetry anthology Bollocks to Brexit: An Anthology of Poems and Short Fiction after the church where it was due to be held refused to host the event, citing issues with political balance.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-20 07:09:36 UTC ]
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Amazon launches scheme to boost gender diversity

Amazon will launch a programme to boost gender diversity and inclusion across its UK business with plans to ramp up the recruitment and retention of women employees.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon 2018 sales hit $232.9bn as retailer enjoys record fourth quarter

Amazon's 2018 sales increased  31% to $232.9bn as the online giant revealed a record $72bn revenue for the fourth quarter, in its latest financial results.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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An NFL-backed data firm is launching a sports-gambling marketing company

Sportradar AG, a data provider backed by the NFL and Michael Jordan, is launching a new sports-gambling marketing company, seeking to capitalize on the rapidly growing billion-dollar industry.Called Ad:s, the company will help sports books reach new customers through TV, radio, internet and... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-01-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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