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'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-08-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Digiday | 2019-05-28 04:01:59 UTC ]
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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

[ The Bookseller | 2016-09-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ The Guardian | 2016-07-17 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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What you need to know about Amazon's fight with ebook publishers

Unless you've been living in a book-free cave, you may have heard that retail giant Amazon and book publisher Hachette are having a little tiff. It's all about digital versions of books -- so-called ebooks -- and it boils down to this: Amazon wants... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2014-08-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon and Disney are fighting, so you can't pre-order 'Guardians of the Galaxy' on Blu-ray

Neither side has confirmed it, but it looks like Amazon's latest pricing battle (after Warner Bros. and its ongoing battle with book publisher Hachette) is with Disney. That's why you can't pre-order a copy of Guardians of the Galaxy on DVD or... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2014-08-09 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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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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Much at Stake in Amazon-HBG Fight

Among the issues in dispute between Amazon and the Hachette Book Group are negotiations over new ebook terms, sources familiar with the matter said. And publishers also see the latest fight with Amazon as part of an ongoing battle to retain retail diversity. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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American Booksellers to Fight Amazon Through Negative Publicity

The ABA's CEO sent an open letter to independent booksellers encouraging them to publicize Amazon as a company "detrimental" to the book business and buyers. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-08-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon wins an ebook fight in Europe

European Union regulators ended an antitrust probe into ebook prices after Apple and other publishers offered to abandon the possibility of pricing agreements that would have hindered Amazon selling ebooks more cheaply than their rivals. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Barnes & Noble, Taking On Amazon in the Fight of Its Life

As Barnes & Noble fights for its future, the publishing industry is holding its breath. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Anobii chief says drop DRM to fight Amazon

Matteo Berlucchi, chief executive of the social e-retailer Anobii, has urged publishers to drop... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-01-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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In Fight with Amazon, Libraries Caught in the Crossfire

When Penguin announced last week that it was disabling library ebook lending on the Kindle and pulling its latest ebook titles from all library lending platforms, libraries and readers took the hit, but to some observers they were collateral damage in a fight between publishers and Amazon about... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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 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 Titles Dominate Amazon E-book Bestseller List

Titles published by Amazon Publishing imprints took 12 of the top 20 spots on the Amazon Kindle ebook bestseller list in the first half of 2017. Last year in the same period, Amazon had one ebook in the top 20. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-07-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Publishing Books Faring Better on Amazon's New Bestseller Lists

Four Amazon Publishing titles, which drew poor BookScan print sales numbers, are among the top 20 fiction bestsellers on the latest iteration of the e-tailer's new weekly bestseller list, bolstered by sales in non-print formats. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-05-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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