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 development in perspective on ebooks and their sales, publishing industry commentator and consultant Mike Shatzkin has put forward ... The post Shifting Thoughts on Agency Pricing: Shatzkin’s Pivot appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

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Q&AA: Dawn Ostroff Has Some Thoughts for Video Pivoters

In a year when publishers have been talking about the "pivot to video," Cond Nast has some hard-won lessons to impartfor example, success in video can have less to do with quick-hit food clips than TV and even movie-length fare. Today, Cond Nast Entertainment is garnering a billion monthly views... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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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

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Agency shift sparks anger, uncertainty at LBF

The London Book Fair has opened in a mood of uncertainty and anger as the industry continues... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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E-book landscape shifts as DoJ rocks agency model

The future of the agency model looks uncertain this evening (11th April) after three giant US... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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OFT launches investigation into agency pricing

Written By: Charlotte Williams The Office of Fair Trading has announced an enquiry into the ebook agency model, following what it described as a "significant number of complaints". The OFT said the investigation is "into whether arrangements that certain publishers have put in place with some... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Agency Rights Update: Athens’ Ersilia Literary Agency

Adult fiction and a middle-grade environmentally engaging series are on Evangelia Avloniti's list in the run-up to Frankfurt Book Fair. The post Agency Rights Update: Athens’ Ersilia Literary Agency appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Salomonsson Agency Acquires Storytellers Agency

Storytellers Agency, a literary agency owned by Swedish publishing group Bonnierförlagen and authors Alexandra and Alexander Ahndoril, is being sold to the Salomonsson Agency. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Trio of Literary Agencies Merge Into an Italian Super Agency

Three literary agencies in Italy — Marco Vigevani, the International Literary Agency, and Luigi Bernabo — merged to form The Italian Literary Agency. The post Trio of Literary Agencies Merge Into an Italian Super Agency appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Net Pricing: Is It Time to Take Prices off Book Covers?

Pointing to the need for pricing flexibility at a time when bookstores face a growing number of economic challenges, some booksellers question whether it’s time for publishers to stop printing suggested retail prices on book covers and dust jackets. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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

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U.S. files price-fixing lawsuit over eBook pricing

The U.S. filed an antitrust lawsuit against Apple Inc., Hachette SA, HarperCollins, Macmillan, Penguin and Simon & Schuster in New York district court, claiming collusion over eBook pricing. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Chang leaves The Good Literary Agency for David Higham

Niki Chang is leaving The Good Literary Agency (TLGA) to join David Higham Associates (DHA) in April as a literary agent. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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At On Air Fest, the Lit World Pivots to Audio

The fourth annual On Air Fest, held earlier this month in Brooklyn, prominently featured a number of figures and institutions from the book world, reflecting a growing publishing and literary presence in the podcast sector. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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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A New Spiritual Age Dawns, and Publishers Are Pivoting Toward It

Books for and about unconventional seekers of faith and spirituality are multiplying. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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A writer ponders Emily Dickinson’s most pivotal moments

Martha Ackmann’s “These Fevered Days” considers the life events that made the poet who she was. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Half Price Books Closes All 126 Stores

Half Price Books became the largest U.S. bookstore chain to close its doors as a result of the pandemic. The company, which has 126 stores in 17 states, said there would be no layoffs among its 3,000 employees. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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YouTube’s Brandcast NewFront Will Shift to Digital-Only Due to Coronavirus Concerns

YouTube's Brandcast, an annual presentation for advertisers that is part of the Interactive Advertising Bureau's NewFronts in New York, will stream over YouTube instead of the traditional in-person event this year, the company said today. The news comes amid growing coronavirus concerns, which... Continue reading at AdWeek

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“Books Find Their Way to Readers”: The Barcelona Literacy Agency Casanovas & Lynch

I SIT WITH María Lynch and Sandra Pareja in the sixth-story office of Casanovas & Lynch, a literary agency in the Gràcia neighborhood of Barcelona. Lynch is a partner at the agency, Pareja does foreign rights, and both of them are also literary agents. We talk about the many roles an agent... Continue reading at Los Angeles Review of Books

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