S&S, Amazon Agree on 'Version' of Agency Pricing

The new sales agreement supposedly reached on Monday by Amazon and Simon & Schuster, has been confirmed by both parties. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-10-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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S&S strikes 'version of agency' deal with Amazon

Simon & Schuster in the US and Amazon have signed a new multiyear deal which is a "return to a version of agency" and is also “economically advantageous for both Simon & Schuster and its authors”. An email from Carolyn Reidy (pictured), president and c.e.o. at Simon & Schuster, said... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-10-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon agrees ebook pricing deal

Online retailer Amazon reaches a deal with publisher Simon & Schuster over the pricing of ebooks. Continue reading at BBC News

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Firm Behind Apple E-books Case Now Suing Amazon for Price Fixing

On March 19, lawyers from Hagens Berman filed a class action suit on behalf of consumers in the U.S. District Court in Seattle, accusing Amazon of a massive horizontal price fixing scheme involving its two million third-party sellers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Amazon's Kindle and Kindle Paperwhite drop back to all-time low prices

Amazon's latest Kindle and Kindle Paperwhite are back down to their lowest prices since Black Friday. The newest Kindle Paperwhite is now $85, instead of the usual $130, while the latest standard Kindle is $60, instead of the usual list price of $90.... Continue reading at Engadget

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Amazon is selling Kindles at Black Friday prices

If you didn't manage to snag a Kindle on Black Friday, you have another chance to buy one at a steep discount. Amazon is currently offering $45 off the newest Kindle Paperwhite ($85) and $30 off the latest Kindle ($60). These are historic lows, and w... Continue reading at Engadget

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Barnes & Noble has a buyer—who agreed to pay the $476 million price tag

Beleaguered bookseller Barnes & Noble Inc. has a buyer. Elliott Management Corp. agreed to purchase the chain for $6.50 per share in an all-cash transaction valued about $476 million, plus the assumption of debt, the company said in a statement Friday. Barnes & Noble shares rose as... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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Amazon's upgraded Fire 7 and Fire 7 Kids Edition tablets get twice the storage for the same price

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Amazon introduces its latest Kindle, the first version under $100 with a front light

Amazon unveiled the latest model of its popular Kindle e-reader Wednesday, the first version of the device with a front light that costs less than $100. The new Kindle, priced at $89.99, is one-third of an inch thick and weighs 6 ounces, making it easy to use with one hand, Amazon said. But the... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Amazon Fire TV Stick now comes with Alexa Voice Remote at same affordable price

Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos may be having a difficult time in his personal life right now, but professionally, the multi-billionaire is doing phenomenally. Amazon's stock is through the roof, and  there seems to be no slowing down the online retailer. Long gone are the days when the... Continue reading at Betanews

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Amazon's Naggar tells publishers to slash ebook prices

Amazon’s publishing chief David Naggar has said publishers should slash their ebook prices to 99p to sell more books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Amazon slashes Whole Foods prices; supermarket shares plummet

Online retailer Amazon is to slash prices at US supermarket chain Whole Foods Market Inc in a move which could threaten supermarket rivals. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Amazon's Stock Price Soars in Q1 2017

With an 18% increase in Amazon's stock price for Q1 2017 over Q1 2016, the tech giant leads the PW Stock Index. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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How to get your Amazon credit from Apple's ebook price-fixing settlement

You might have a few extra dollars to spend on Amazon this week, all courtesy of Apple. On Tuesday, Amazon started issuing refunds as part of Apple’s price-fixing settlement. If you purchased a qualifying ebook from Amazon, you will be automatically receiving credits in your account. All you... Continue reading at PC World

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Shifting Thoughts on Agency Pricing: Shatzkin’s Pivot

‘Amazon demonstrated dazzling marketplace power,’ writes Mike Shatzkin, in what he presents as a new narrative on relations between the retailer and the Big Five. ‘Agency in 2010 Was a Strategy; By 2015 a Surrender’ By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson n an interesting... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Amazon set to slash price of Prime membership for one day only

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New app compares Amazon price with indie bookshops

Entrepreneur Will Cookson has developed an app which sends people to independent bookshops when they browse on the Amazon website. Cookson, who describes himself as an entrepreneur and creative director, has invented Bookindy, an extension for the Google Chrome browser which, when downloaded,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Macmillan US does agency deal with Amazon

Macmillan in the US has reached a new multi-year deal with Amazon, including an agency deal on ebooks. But in a carefully worded blog and letter to authors, Macmillan chief executive John Sargent hit out at the failure to address “one of the big problems in the digital marketplace”, namely that... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Amazon hints at ebook price hike on Jan 1st

Amazon has warned that ebook prices will rise come January following a change in VAT law in an email to self-published authors. On 1st January Amazon will “make a one-time adjustment to convert VAT-exclusive list prices provided to us to VAT-inclusive list prices” resulting in a rise in the list... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Deal Struck, Amazon Lets Hachette Set Its Own E-Book Prices

Amazon and Hachette Book Group have resolved their dispute over ebook prices and physical book sales with a multiyear agreement in the U.S., ending a standoff that cut off availability of some of the publisher's books by the online retailer and stirred up ugly PR for Amazon.The deal will take... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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