Price war sees Kobo mini cut to £29

A price war has been sparked on e-reading devices as the summer holiday season begins, with many... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-06-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Price Cuts Bite Into Korean Book Sales, Fixed Price Considered

Despite a dramatic drop in book sales, Aladin used bookstores have thrived, with some publishers dumping books to boost sales; a fixed-price law is now under debate. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-11-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Keys to Amazon’s success: Price wars and big data

Brian Dumaine looks at the tactics and innovations that have powered the company. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-05-29 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon to cut price of its ebooks to reflect removal of VAT

Chancellor drops 20% levy on online news subscriptions and books as industry strugglesAmazon has confirmed it will cut the price of its Kindle ebooks from Friday, after the government announced it would bring forward plans to stop charging VAT on online publications because of the pandemic.The... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-04-30 18:11:42 UTC ]
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Half Price Books Cuts Workforce By More Than 2,000

Half Price Books has laid off or furloughed 2,146 people, representing 78% of its workforce of 2,752. The company operates 126 stores in 17 states, all of which are closed. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Welbeck's Mortimer Books sees 29% sales jump in 2018

Welbeck Publishing Group has announced net sales were up for 2018 by 29% at Mortimer Books, the company it acquired when it took on Carlton this year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-22 18:46:43 UTC ]
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Trump’s trade war means Apple’s earnings could fall by 29%

China can’t compete with America on raising tariffs, so it may choose to hinder American tech giants to show its power. As the trade war between the U.S. and China sees no signs of abating, investment banking firm Goldman Sachs says Apple’s earnings could take as much as a 29% hit if China... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2019-05-22 08:06:08 UTC ]
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The New York Times is cutting its online price, but there’s a catch

The $12.99/month package bundles online access to the Times with nearly unlimited ebooks, audiobooks, and other material from Scribd. With 3.8 million subscribers–2.9 million paying just for digital access–The New York Times has been one of the early success stories for paywalls, which partly or... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2018-10-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tronc chief executive Justin Dearborn cuts the price again on Florida home

Justin Dearborn, chief executive officer of publishing company Tronc Inc., has lowered the price on his Naples, Fla., home to $409,900, down from $419,000. That’s the fourth price-chop the one-story house has received this year. Hmm … can you say motivated seller? Built in 2004, the home opens... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-08-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers see short-form video views on Facebook cut in half

Publisher’s short-form Facebook videos have been on the wane after the algorithm has prioritized Facebook Live and the news feed has become flooded with content. Six months ago a well-performing video from The Sun would fetch 250,000 views, now it’s good to get over 100,000. In 2016, The... Continue reading at Digiday

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Waterstones cuts ebook deal with Kobo

Waterstones is to stop selling ebooks from its website and instead divert customers to Kobo’s reading platform for digital sales. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-05-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Richard Desmond's firm in £25m loss after price cuts and digital investment

Northern & Shell puts 2015 losses down to cutting prices of Star and Express titles and significant investment in digital publishingRichard Desmond’s Northern & Shell fell to a £25m loss last year after embarking on costly tabloid price cuts and boosting investment in digital... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-04-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook is cutting prices in its brand-content matchmaking program

Facebook is lowering the price it costs advertisers to join Anthology, which matches brands and top publishers like Vice and Vox, which help create content for promotion in the news feed. Anthology had set the minimum advertising commitment at several million dollars, according to sources, but... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2016-01-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Call for cut-price classics in schools

Publishers are urged to offer schools access to the great works of English literature at low cost by the Education Secretary. Continue reading at BBC News

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National Libraries Day to see Birmingham cuts protest

Protesters will use National Libraries Day on Saturday as a chance to campaign against planned cuts at the Library of Birmingham. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Apple's Eddy Cue on ebooks price-fixing war: 'I'd do it again'

iBooks chief fighting US court ruling that the company ‘conspired’ to fix prices in its competition with Amazon is defiant before trial. Tim Cook ‘feels the same’Apple goes before a US federal appeal court in two weeks to try to overturn a US Justice Department ruling on ebooks price-fixing. But... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2014-12-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kobo Sees Opportunities for Self-publishing in Europe

Camille Mofidi of Kobo Writing Life explains how the platform is helping writers in France, Germany and Italy leverage self-publishing opportunities. The post Kobo Sees Opportunities for Self-publishing in Europe appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-11-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Engadget | 2014-11-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon misrepresents Orwell and takes on Disney, as the pricing war intensifies

In a statement about its dispute with publisher Hachette, Amazon cited '1984' author George Orwell – while failing to understand the author's words, critics charged. Meanwhile, Amazon appears to be entering into a dispute with Disney. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-08-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon misrepresents Orwell and takes on Disney, as the pricing war intensifies (+video)

In a statement about its dispute with publisher Hachette, Amazon cited '1984' author George Orwell – while failing to understand the author's words, critics charged. Meanwhile, Amazon appears to be entering into a dispute with Disney. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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