Hachette Livre's Nourry discusses Amazon and ebooks

Arnaud Nourry, the chairman and chief executive of Hachette Livre discusses the terms impasse with Amazon and the future for print and 'e' Hachette Livre will move into its new purpose-built offices in Vanves (on the outskirts of Paris) on April 7. Even though the new building is very elegant, isn’t it a handicap for the group to be based on the periphery of the capital ?  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Amazon and Hachette call a truce in their ebook pricing war

Well, that was anticlimactic. Online retail titan Amazon and the publisher Hachette have been sniping at each other for months because they couldn't see eye to eye on how much ebooks should cost (and how much revenue Amazon should get off of them).... Continue reading at Engadget

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Amazon wants you to ask Hachette's CEO for lower ebook prices

Amazon's fight with Hachette over ebook pricing just got extra-personal. Hot on the heels of writers attacking Jeff Bezos' "retaliation," the Amazon Books Team has posted a Readers United site that calls on you to email Hachette CEO Michael Pietsch... Continue reading at Engadget

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Hachette ebook sales fall in wake of dispute with Amazon over pricing

Hachette finance chief plays down effect of Amazon tactics as parent Lagardère reports 1% overall dip in salesThe Hachette publishing group has reported a fall in ebook sales as it continues its battle with Amazon over pricing.The publisher of Ian Rankin and Booker prize nominee Joshua Ferris... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Amazon to Hachette: Lower ebook prices and we won't ask for more of the revenues

Amazon recently extended a public challenge to Hachette, saying that if the publisher will lower ebook prices to $9.99, the company won't ask for a larger share of the revenues. This is the first time Amazon has publicly shared details of the dispute between the two companies. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Amazon: 'Hachette paying authors too little on ebooks'

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Amazon says $9.99 ebooks will boost revenue, including for Hachette

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Amazon offers 100 percent of ebook profits to Hachette authors as dispute rages on

Amazon recently offered Hachette writers 100 percent of ebook profits until the dispute between the publisher and the bookselling giant is resolved. The move prompted criticism from Hachette.  Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Amazon and Hachette take ebooks battle into public domain

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Amazon offers Hachette authors 100% ebook royalties

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Amazon Responsible for Huge Share of Hachette Ebook Sales

Amazon is responsible for 78% for Hachette ebook sales in the UK, and 60% in the United States — which makes the company especially vulnerable. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Amazon war with Hachette over ebook profit margins intensifies

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Hachette Livre drops 2,000 ebook prices

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Hachette Livre sells its ebook distribution platform

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Hachette Livre US ebook sales nearly 25% of total

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Coronavirus: Leipzig Book Fair Is Canceled; London Still On, Pan Mac Now Out with Hachette Livre

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