How the Amazon-Hachette Fight Could Shape the Future of Ideas

While the bookseller and publisher are battling over mundane business specifics, the state of publishing hangs in the balance. Continue reading at 'The Atlantic'

[ The Atlantic | 2014-05-29 00:00:00 UTC ]

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Amid Hachette fight, Amazon appeals to authors

Amazon.com Inc. is offering authors caught up in its dispute with Hachette Book Group all of the proceeds from the sale of any digital book, seeking to bypass the publisher and appeal directly to the... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at Crains New York

[ Crains New York | 2014-07-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon's battle with Hachette is a fight for readers, writers and retailers | Hugh Howey

As things stand, Hachette is making ebook discounts impossible, and almost everybody else stands to lose, writes Hugh HoweyNews: New Amazon terms amount to 'assisted suicide' for book industry, experts claimHow much should an ebook cost? And how should that money be split? These two questions... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2014-07-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon vs. Hachette: The Battle for the Future of Publishing

The outcome of the current Amazon/Hachette pricing war has implications for the entire publishing industry, Wharton experts and others say. Continue reading at [email protected]

[ [email protected] | 2014-06-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon VP On Amazon's New Bookstore: 'We Have No Idea What's Going to Happen'

Amazon Books vice president Jennifer Cast discusses Amazon's strategy for its first physical bookstore, where a mix of data and user reviews decides the inventory. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-11-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sinead Burke's debut children's book takes shape with Hachette Children's Group

Wren & Rook, an imprint of Hachette Children's Group will publish Sinead Burke's "empowering" non-fiction children's book Break the Mould: How To Take Your Place In The World. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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LBF LATEST: Amazon withdraws as US teams at HarperCollins and Hachette exit fair

Amazon has pulled out of the London Book Fair, as the US businesses of HarperCollins and Hachette have joined Simon & Schuster, Macmillan and Penguin Random House in withdrawing a number of their rights staff from the London Book Fair amid the coronavirus outbreak, adding pressure on the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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IndieBound Needs a Makeover If It's Going to Fight Amazon

An indie bookseller urges the American Booksellers Association to enhance its website for the good of booksellers everywhere. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Germany’s biggest publisher sales houses unite to fight Google, Facebook and Amazon

Axel Springer and Funke Mediengruppe’s joint sales house Media Impact has joined forces with the joint sales house of fellow publishing juggernauts RTL Groupe and Gruner+Jahr to solidify an advertising alliance that sells the combined inventory of all four media groups. The post Germany’s... Continue reading at Digiday

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Amazon Books heading to Pacific Palisades as new village center takes shape

Just a few years ago it was said that Pacific Palisades’ tiny commercial center had the beaten-down aura of a Midwestern Main Street where the mom-and-pop shops have been driven out by Walmart — only there was no Walmart. “It was a little village with one or two streets of stores and... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Wednesday Wake-Up Call: The Future of Ads on Amazon's Alexa. Plus, Diageo Suspends Snapchat Ads

Vice: Vice Media suspended President Andrew Creighton and Chief Digital Officer Mike Germano as it probes harassment complaints about them, Bloomberg News reports.Out: Patrick Scissons is out as KBS' global chief creative officer, after a year marked by high-profile departures from the agency,... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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Hachette launches The Future Bookshelf for underrepresented writers

Hachette UK has launched a new diversity initiative, a creative writing hub called The Future Bookshelf, to make publishing more accessible for writers who feel they aren’t well represented by the industry. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Amazon competitors left 'fighting for scraps' in ebook market

Amazon’s dominance in the UK ebook market is so huge that other competitors are left "fighting for scraps” tech entrepreneurs have said. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Indie bookshops turn a new page to fight off threat from Amazon

Spate of openings of ‘destination’ stores as owners offer drinks, performances and crafts to tempt customers away from Amazon It’s children’s story hour at the Book Nook in Hove and the owner, Vanessa Lewis, is doing a reading of Julia Donaldson’s rhyming picture book The Detective Dog. Related:... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Student Projects for Ikea, Amazon and Lego Win Future Lions at Cannes

A food container for Ikea that warns when its contents are about to spoil, an AI voice interface for Amazon designed for seniors and an app that reads books to children via Facebook Messenger were among the winning student work of this year's Future Lions awards at the Cannes Lions International... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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Spain’s Publishing Industry: Positioned to Fight for the Future

Despite media reports to the contrary, Spain’s publishing industry is robust and diverse, and investing for the future, writes Antonio María Ávila. The post Spain’s Publishing Industry: Positioned to Fight for the Future appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-10-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Bookindy app helps bookshops fight back against Amazon

Type in a book you’d like to read, and the app will compare the Amazon price with nearby independent book shops – in the hope you’ll go and buy thereIndependent booksellers have launched a new weapon in their two-pronged offensive against online retailers such as Amazon and the supermarket... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-06-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The Leading Players in the Amazon-Hachette Dispute: Notables of 2014

The dispute over ebook terms between Amazon and Hachette Book Group USA generated headlines around the world when the e-tailer stopped accepting preorders on HBG titles and delayed shipments on some print titles. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-11-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette Book Group reaches agreement with Amazon

Hachette Book Group (HBG) in the US and Amazon have reached a new multi-year agreement, after months of negotiations and a very public battle. The agreement will give HBG responsibility for setting consumer prices of its ebooks, and the publisher will “benefit from better terms when it delivers... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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