Post office partnership trebles Amazon's UK collection points

Amazon has trebled its number of collection points for customers via a partnership with Royal Mail. The e-commerce giant revealed the link-up today ( 25th November), which has added an extra 10,500 collection points in post offices to its PickUp Location Programme in the UK, bringing its total number of collection points to 16,000. Customers will be charged a first class Royal Mail postage rate for the Post Office Pick Up service, but Amazon Prime members will be able to use it for free. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Amazon to treble London workforce in new office move

Amazon is to move to London offices near ‘Silicon Roundabout’, nearly trebling its... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Egmont UK saw 2019 revenue dip but posted profit ahead of HarperCollins sale

Egmont UK's 2019 revenue decreased 8.9% to £37.9m but the publisher had a £369,000 pre-tax profit in the financial year before the book business was bought by HarperCollins, new figures uploaded to Companies House show. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Amazon Publishing launches first UK ad campaign for celeb author

Amazon Publishing is launching its first ever ad campaign for a celebrity in the UK, rolling out digital signage across 100 London bus stops for essay collection Nothing Like I Imagined by US actress Mindy Kaling. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Amazon UK's Gurr leaves for Natural History Museum

Amazon UK country manager Doug Gurr is leaving the retailer to become director of the Natural History Museum. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Hachette UK confirms locations for five new regional offices

Hachette UK has revealed plans to open new offices in Edinburgh, Newcastle, Manchester, Sheffield and Bristol over the next 12 months, following a year-long consultation with staff who have volunteered to relocate.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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2020 Amazon Literary Partnership Grant Recipients Announced

The Amazon Literary Partnership has announced $1 million in grant funding to 66 organizations across the publishing industry. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Coronavirus Worklife: Amazon Publishing ‘At Home’ in Germany, the UK, and the States

'Our desk spaces are evolving their own personalities,' as the publishing house built by a tech and retail giant adapts to home-officing. The post Coronavirus Worklife: Amazon Publishing ‘At Home’ in Germany, the UK, and the States appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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UK’s Publishers Association Makes a Five-Point List of Requests

'Concerned about future solvency as a consequence of supply chain interruption,' British publishers appeal to the UK government for swift financial aid. The post UK’s Publishers Association Makes a Five-Point List of Requests appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Amazon revealed as mystery £250,000 donor to UK bookshops

Fundraiser for retailers facing hardship during the coronavirus pandemic reveals that benefactor is internet giant widely blamed for trade’s declineAmazon, the internet retail giant vilified for years as public enemy No 1 to booksellers, has been revealed as the surprise mystery benefactor that... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Global revenues dip at S&S but UK business sees 'turning point'

Simon & Schuster’s global revenues for 2019 fell 1% to $814m, with a 7% decline in operating income, parent firm ViacomCBS has said. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Pearson wins contract with UK Home Office

Pearson has won a contract with the UK Home Office to deliver secure English language tests (SELTs) to people who need to demonstrate their English language skills to work or live in the UK. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Egmont UK to move offices

Egmont UK is moving from its Shepherd Bush offices to a brand-new home in central London. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Central Florida software firm inks partnership with Amazon

Orlando software and digital publishing firm firm BlueToad Inc. has partnered with Amazon Inc. to launch a new voice technology service. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Amazon Polly, a service that turns text into speech, will adopt a Neural Text-to-Speech Newscaster Voice program that... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

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Rachel Abbott tops first Amazon weekly UK chart

Amazon has begun releasing weekly UK book charts showing fiction and non-fiction bestsellers based on sales and reads, representing the first time print and digital sales have been recorded together. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Point-Counterpoint: Amazon Responds at Length to a New York Times Critique

In a Times report on counterfeited book sales online–and a ringing response from Amazon–a long-growing publishing retail debate moves into the spotlight. The post Point-Counterpoint: Amazon Responds at Length to a New York Times Critique appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Amazon Literary Partnership grant recipients include nine groups in California

The Amazon Literary Partnership announced Monday that it was giving more than $1 million in grants to 66 literary nonprofit groups across the country, including nine in California. Amazon has awarded the grants annually since 2009, with the money going to small publishers, writing centers,... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Amazon Literary Partnership Announces More than $1 Million in 2019 Grants

Reiterating its emphasis on voices underrepresented in many parts of the publishing industry, the Amazon Literary Partnership reaches its 10th year. The post Amazon Literary Partnership Announces More than $1 Million in 2019 Grants appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Amazon Literary Partnership Awards $1M in Lit Funding

The Amazon Literary Partnership has awarded $1 million in support to 66 literary nonprofits, in addition to awarding grants of $120,000 each to the Academy of American Poets and to the Community of Literary Presses and Magazines. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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HGTV stars get their own collectible covers, the New York Post obsesses about AOC, Conde Nast diversifies: Publisher’s Brief

Welcome to the latest edition of Ad Age Publisher’s Brief, our roundup of news from the world of content producers across digital and print. Got a tip? Send it our way. Joining us late? Here's the previous edition. Cover stars: Chip and Joanna Gaines, who rose to fame through their hit HGTV... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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