Kobo acquires ebook and print bundling service Shelfie

Rakuten Kobo has acquired Shelfie, a service which enables customers to get free or discounted ebook versions of their print books. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kobo Acquires Shelfie Technology Platform

Kobo has acquired the technology platform and staff of Shelfie, a now defunct service that offered consumers the ability to get free or discounted ebook editions of print titles that they already owned. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-04-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canadian Retail: Rakuten Kobo Acquires Shelfie Technology

Rakuten Kobo will use Shelfie's tech to identify reader preferences for recommendations and to offer ebook editions of print books owned by users. The post Canadian Retail: Rakuten Kobo Acquires Shelfie Technology appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-04-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kobo is the next to offer an ebook subscription service

All-you-can-read ebook subscriptions are nothing new (just ask Amazon), but Kobo is just now joining the fray. It's launching Kobo Plus, a service that offers unlimited reading of eligible books (currently 40,000 titles) for a flat monthly fee. Wh... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2017-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canada’s Shelfie Partners with Germany’s De Gruyter in Ebook Bundling

With more than 1,200 publishers on its list, Vancouver's Shelfie adds Berlin's De Gruyter, making ebook editions of its books available to individual owners of the print copies. The post Canada’s Shelfie Partners with Germany’s De Gruyter in Ebook Bundling appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-08-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canada’s Ebook-Bundling ‘Shelfie’ Adds Recommendations to Its Repertoire

More than 1,200 publishers now have signed on to the ebook-bundling app Shelfie. New this season: recommendations for readers. The post Canada’s Ebook-Bundling ‘Shelfie’ Adds Recommendations to Its Repertoire appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-03-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon bundles print and ebooks

Amazon is to offer US shoppers the ability to obtain digital copies of previously purchased printed books for free or at a discount. Continue reading at BBC World

[ BBC World | 2013-09-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ghost in the Machine: Does Print+Ebook Bundling Have a Future?

Several publishers are finding success with print+ebook bundling, yet the industry remains reticent to embrace what seems an obvious direction for the industry. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-08-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kobo and Bol.com Launch ‘Kobo Plus’ Ebook Subscription

Entering a sector with a checkered track record, Canada's Kobo and The Netherlands' bol.com start an ebook subscription model for 9.99 euros a month. The post Kobo and Bol.com Launch ‘Kobo Plus’ Ebook Subscription appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kobo and Bol.com Open ‘Kobo Plus’ €9.99 Ebook Subscription

Entering a sector with a checkered track record, Canada's Kobo and The Netherlands' bol.com are talking sustainability in an ebook subscription model. The post Kobo and Bol.com Open ‘Kobo Plus’ €9.99 Ebook Subscription appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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In London and New York, Authors’ Trade Groups Hail Amazon’s Change on Self-Service Ebook Returns

Amazon's change reportedly will prevent a self-service return of a Kindle ebook for a full refund if a consumer has read more than 10 percent of the text. The post In London and New York, Authors’ Trade Groups Hail Amazon’s Change on Self-Service Ebook Returns appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Oasis Acquires Enclave Publishing, Expands into Print

Oasis Family Media, which houses Oasis Audio, is expanding into print publishing with the acquisition of Enclave Publishing—an independent press focused on Christian fiction. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-12-06 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Woodland Group acquires 50% of Worldwide Book Services

Supply chain specialist Woodland Group has acquired 50% of logistics company Worldwide Book Services, Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Bloomsbury acquires Artfilms video streaming service

Bloomsbury has completed the acquisition of certain assets of Artfilms, the video streaming service of Contemporary Arts Media, as it expands its digital resources portfolio. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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'Price gouging from Covid': student ebooks costing up to 500% more than in print

Call for inquiry into academic publishers as locked-down students unable to access study material onlineCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageLibrarians at UK universities say students’ reading lists for this term are being torn up because of publishers’ “eye-watering”... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-01-29 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Coronavirus: Canada’s Kobo Joins Mondadori in Providing Free Ebooks to Italians in Lockdown

Amid Europe's largest COVID-19 outbreak, Italian citizens in lockdown have been able to read free Mondadori ebooks in a program facilitated by Kobo. The post Coronavirus: Canada’s Kobo Joins Mondadori in Providing Free Ebooks to Italians in Lockdown appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Kindle Unlimited: We try Amazon's subscription service for ebooks

If you’re a Kindle user, you’ve undoubtedly come across titles with that Kindle Unlimited logo and an enticing “$0.00” price tag attached. You’re curious, yes? With titles in genres from mysteries and romance to sci-fi and self-help, Kindle Unlimited is an easy and affordable way to sate your... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2019-12-18 11:30:00 UTC ]
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NAPCO Media Acquired by Printing Industry Trade Association

The Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA), a printing industry trade group, announced this week that it has acquired NAPCO Media—the Philadelphia-based B2B publisher of Book Business, Printing Impressions and Publishing Executive, among a handful of other titles—for an undisclosed... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-08-08 18:53:40 UTC ]
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Simon & Schuster prepares Mueller Report ebook release and 'hefty print run'

Simon & Schuster (S&S) is gearing up to release an ebook version of the Mueller Report, with print copies hitting the shelves by the end of the month. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Kinokuniya Partners With PRH on Ebooks; ‘Scribner Building’ Acquired

A partnership with PRH lets Kinokuniya consumers compare English and Japanese editions. And a building in which Hemingway once was printed has been bought. The post Industry Notes: Kinokuniya Partners With PRH on Ebooks; ‘Scribner Building’ Acquired appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-04-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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