European Commission Opens Amazon E-book Probe

The European Commission announced that it has opened a formal investigation into some of the ebook practices of Amazon. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-06-11 00:00:00 UTC ]

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Amazon is opening a store across the street from Nashville’s Parnassus Books, because Amazon is bad.

Amazon, apparently intent on fostering the illest of will among book lovers, is opening a store directly across the street from Nashville’s Parnassus Books, an independent bookstore founded by Ann Patchett and Karen Hayes in 2011. (Full disclosure: I visited the store for the first time this... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-08-26 16:58:35 UTC ]
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Amazon Books to Open in Washington, D.C., and Austin

The retailer has confirmed it will open new bookstores in the Georgetown neighborhood of Washington, D.C., and in Austin, next year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Books Opens in New York City

Amazon will open its seventh bookstore, and first in New York City—the heart of U.S. trade publishing and the hometown of Barnes & Noble—on May 25. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-05-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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European Commission's New E-book Rules Worry Booksellers

The Commission ruled last week that booksellers must now fulfill orders from customers anywhere in the European Union. Some fear the shift will force small and medium-sized booksellers out of the ebook business. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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European Commission makes Amazon's removal of MFN clauses legally binding

Amazon's offer to remove its controversial "Most Favoured Nation" (MFN) clauses from its ebook contracts has been accepted and made legally binding by the European Commission. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-05-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Books Opening in Manhattan, Second Store Slated for Boston

The mega-retailer is picking up the pace of its bookstore openings, with a new store slated for NYC and a second for the Boston area before its first one even opens. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-01-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Books store opens in Southern California

Amazon Books, the e-commerce giant’s seemingly incongruous bricks-and-mortar venture, is now open in San Diego. The store marks the company’s second foray into offline retail. The 3,500-square-foot shop at a mall in the University City neighborhood premiered with little fanfare Sept. 7 and is... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-09-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon in European ebook probe

The European Commission open a formal antitrust investigation into Amazon's ebook business amid concern the online retailer stifles competition. Continue reading at BBC World

[ BBC World | 2015-06-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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European commission to investigate Amazon's ebook dominance

US tech sector’s problems with Brussels deepen as competition chief focuses on allegedly restrictive contract clausesThe European commission has launched a competition inquiry into Amazon’s dominant market position in ebooks, as Brussels steps up its scrutiny of US tech groups. The EU’s... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-06-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Booksellers raise Amazon monopoly concerns with European Commission

Booksellers have met with European Commission officials to discuss their concerns that Amazon holds a monopoly in the online book market. The booksellers urged the Commission to make sure that consumers will have a rich and diversified online book offering, said Françoise Dubruille, director of... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2014-10-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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European Commission details grounds for Apple tax probe

The European Commission believes Apple could have received significant tax reductions from Irish authorities, and is focusing its investigation on tax rulings that favored two Apple subsidiaries, according to a newly revealed Commission document.The 21-page document explained the Commission’s... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2014-09-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Publishing to Open European Division

Amazon's Jeff Belle announced in a letter to literary agents that Amazon Publishing will begin building a European publishing division in 2013. Hiring will begin in January. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2012-11-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple, Book Publishers Face European Antitrust Probe

Apple's entry into the ebook business hasn't been a huge success, but it has still registered with European antitrust regulators. Continue reading at AllThingsD

[ AllThingsD | 2011-12-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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European Commission opens formal investigation into sale of ebooks

The European Commission has announced it has opened formal antitrust proceedings to investigate... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-12-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2019: Sharjah Celebrates ’Open Books, Open Minds’

For more than a decade, the United Arab Emirate of Sharjah (booth 507) has focused energy and resources on fostering literacy and encouraging book publishing throughout the region. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Amazon ‘Prime Book Boxes’ for Children; National Book Festival September 1

Having tested the program on an invitational basis for three months, Amazon rolls out its children's book boxes offer to the US Prime membership. And the Library of Congress holds its annual National Book Festival this weekend. The post Industry Notes: Amazon ‘Prime Book Boxes’ for Children;... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-08-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The UK’s Book Aid International Opens ‘New Worlds Through Books’ Campaign

In a coordinated effort for the rest of the month, book charities Book Aid International and World Book Day are raising funds for the annual goal of a million donated books. The post The UK’s Book Aid International Opens ‘New Worlds Through Books’ Campaign appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-02-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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National Book Awards opens up to translated books

America’s National Book Awards will reportedly expand to recognise works in translation. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Open Book: Talking Books at the World's Biggest Music Festival

PW's Louisa Ermelino reports on the robust book culture scene in and around the Glastonbury festival. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-07-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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