To Defy Amazon, Kinokuniya Corners the Market on New Murakami

Kinokuniya, Japan's largest bookstore chain, has purchased 90% of the print run of Haruki Murakami's new book to encourage readers to go to physical store. The post To Defy Amazon, Kinokuniya Corners the Market on New Murakami appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-08-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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To Defy Amazon, Kinokuniya Plans to Monopolize More Titles

After snapping up most of Murakami's latest book to thwart Amazon, Kinokuniya bookstore chain plans to try monopolizing more titles. The post To Defy Amazon, Kinokuniya Plans to Monopolize More Titles appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-10-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Keeps Firm Grip on E-book Market, Even as the Format Loses Market Share

With sales of ebooks slipping and print books enjoying a mild rebound, ebooks’ share of consumer spending on books has declined over the past two years. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Publishing Leaders Issuing Warning over Amazon’s Market Power

If Amazon's market power over book publishing is left unchecked, competition in the industry will continue to diminish, the heads of the AAP, ABA, and Authors Guild wrote in a letter to the chairman of the House Antitrust Subcommittee. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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US Publishers, Authors, Booksellers Call Out Amazon’s ‘Concentrated Power’ in the Book Market

American professional associations for authors, publishers, and booksellers write to the House subcommittee on antitrust issues about Amazon. The post US Publishers, Authors, Booksellers Call Out Amazon’s ‘Concentrated Power’ in the Book Market appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Bibliotheca Calls Out Amazon for Meddling in the Library E-book Market

In a message sent to library customers, Tom Mercer, senior v-p of digital products for Bibliotheca (formerly 3M), called out Amazon for its role in the increasingly contentious library e-book market. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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PubWest Keynote Focuses on Amazon's Dominance of the Book Market

In her speech, Open Markets Institute senior fellow Lina Khan said: “More than any other firm, Amazon depicts how a company can come to monopolize all sorts of markets without triggering scrutiny under our anti-monopoly laws.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Osiander success story defies tough market

Increasing pressure on sales and costs together with fewer customers on the shopfloor has created a challenging bookselling environment in Germany. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Amazon competitors left 'fighting for scraps' in ebook market

Amazon’s dominance in the UK ebook market is so huge that other competitors are left "fighting for scraps” tech entrepreneurs have said. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Italian children’s sector defies market fall

The children’s sector outperformed the overall market in Italy in 2014, and has been “the saviour of the Italian book market”, according to Associazione Italiana Editori (AIE), the Italian publishers association.  While the Italian book market declined in 2014 (–3.8% in value terms, to €2.56bn)... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Amazon Pursues Education Market with Kindle Textbook Creator

Amazon has launched a new tool for authors to create and sell digital textbooks. But there are questions about royalty rates on higher priced e-textbooks. The post Amazon Pursues Education Market with Kindle Textbook Creator appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Will Amazon Disrupt Sweden’s Book Market?

Sweden's book market is bracing for the launch of Amazon, where ebooks are hamstrung by high taxes and print books are still relatively affordable. The post Will Amazon Disrupt Sweden’s Book Market? appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Amazon Publishing's advances move ahead of the market

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Amazon Publishing Aims at Christian Market with New Imprint

Amazon Publishing adds Waterfall Press to its growing family of publishing imprints. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Amazon has '79% of ebook market in UK'

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UK academic library market defies financial squeeze

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Amazon market share ‘increases dramatically after Kindle buy’

Amazon's market share of book sales significantly increases once a customer buys a Kindle... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Rakuten beats Amazon to Japanese e-reader market

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Amazon Picks Up Market Share

Amazon appears to have been the big winner in picking up former Borders customers. According to new figures from Bowker Market Research, Amazon’s share of book spending in the first quarter of 2012 was 29%, up from 23% in the comparable period in 2011. Barnes & Noble’s share of spending, in... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Amazon to enter Indian market

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