Sony to Close E-bookstore, Move Customers to Kobo

Sony, one of the first companies to enter the ebook market, will close its ebookstore in March and allow its American and Canadian customers to migrate their accounts to Kobo. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-02-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sony to close Reader store and move users to Kobo's ebook platform in 'late March'

With its eye firmly fixed on a return to profitability, Sony's been making extensive cuts to its business arms in recent days (bye bye, VAIO!). So it's no surprise the company would train that cost-cutting eye onto another underperforming unit -- its... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2014-02-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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South Africa’s Exclusive Books Customers Move to Canada’s Kobo

In another deal that expands its international reach, Canada's Kobo is taking on the ebook customers of South African bookseller Exclusive Books. The post South Africa’s Exclusive Books Customers Move to Canada’s Kobo appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-01-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sony customers shift to Kobo platform

Sony's e-reading customers will shift to the Kobo platform in the US and Canada from March,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-02-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Two Bookstores Close, While Two Move Forward, in Wisconsin

While two independent bookstores in Door County, Wisconsin, have closed or will close, two others report an uptick in sales. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Amid a virus surge and government repression, Hong Kong’s oldest bookstore is closing.

I know that fingers can’t “plod,” but that is what they are doing now, delivering upsetting news that encapsulates this shitty year. As Hong Kong teeters on the edge of a serious coronavirus outbreak and democratic institutions continue losing a war of attrition with the Chinese government, the... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Powell's Bookstores Remain Closed, Owner Concerned

The owner of Powell's Books, with five locations in Portland, Ore., says the stores will remain closed due to health concerns, and noted that once the company's PPP loan runs out, it will face "painful choices." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Greenlight Bookstore is pledging to improve treatment of Black employees and customers.

The owners of Greenlight Bookstore, which has two Brooklyn locations, came forward this week to take responsibility for “negative experiences of Black customers and employees in our stores” with a commitment to improving. In an open letter published Wednesday, co-owners Rebecca Fitting and... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Irish customers welcome reopened bookstores

"Eager" customers have "welcomed" the opening of bookstores in Ireland this week, The Bookseller has heard.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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How to Get Books When Bookstores and Libraries Are Closed

Even for people who have lost jobs or income during the coronavirus epidemic, there are books and reading material available online for free. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Two Indie Bookstores In Chicago Closed Their Doors Right After They Opened—and These Authors Are Trying to Help

Chicago authors are spotlighting the unique plight of two local indies that both closed to walk-in traffic on March 16: one bookstore that was only officially open for one day, and another that had changed ownership two weeks earlier. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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MPA to Close New York Office and Move Headquarters to D.C., Prioritizing Gov’t Affairs

MPA — The Association of Magazine Media, the nonprofit trade group that represents around 75 of the largest consumer magazine publishers in the U.S., as well as suppliers and other industry stakeholders, is leaving New York after 100 years and relocating its headquarters to Washington, D.C.,... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Microsoft ebooks store closes and customer libraries to be deleted

Microsoft has removed the ebooks category from its online store in a move that will see purchased titles deleted from customer libraries. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Microsoft has closed its e-bookstore, and everything you purchased will vanish in July

Microsoft has shuttered its ebook bookstore, yet another move by the company away from selling traditional consumer goods and services, with the exception of its Xbox console.Microsoft made its decision without fanfare on Tuesday, simply posting a notice in the corner of the Microsoft Store app... Continue reading at PC World

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Big Green Bookshop to close physical shop and move online

The Big Green Bookshop is closing down its physical premises as owner Simon Key moves the business to online only, with "absolute monster" rates and rents forcing him to shut the bricks and mortar shop. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Popular Broadway bookstore to close after rent hike

The Drama Book Shop, known for its exhaustive collection of plays and books on theater and as hallowed ground for the Broadway set, will shutter its store at 250 W. 40th St. early next year. Its... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at Crains New York

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Świat Książki Closes in on Second Place Among Polish Bookstore Chains

As other companies have done, Świat Książki has gained traction in part by taking over some locations of the distressed Matras chain in Poland's bookstore marketplace. The post Świat Książki Closes in on Second Place Among Polish Bookstore Chains appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Eerdmans to Close its Bookstore

Wm. B Eerdmans, the independent religion publisher based in Grand Rapids, Mich., is closing its longstanding bookstore next month and will focus on its publishing program. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Beer at your bookstore or nail salon? Alcohol at unexpected businesses could draw customers - but also health concerns

Wandering around Echo Park recently, Tyler Sharkey was pleasantly surprised to find that he could now grab a beer at his neighborhood bookstore, Stories Books and Cafe. He’d already discovered some other unexpected places nearby with booze: Golden Saddle Cyclery, a Silver Lake bike repair shop... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Athens Named World Book Capital as 118-Year-Old Bookstore Closes

Athens learns it's UNESCO's World Book Capital 2018 and that its largest bookstore, the 118-year-old Eleftheroudakis, is going under. The post Athens Named World Book Capital as 118-Year-Old Bookstore Closes appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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