Waterstones to stop selling ebooks

Bookseller Waterstones is to stop selling digital books and will instead divert customers to Japanese ebook company Kobo. Continue reading at 'BBC World'

[ BBC World | 2016-05-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Microsoft stops selling ebooks, offers refunds to customers

If you have been using the Microsoft Store as your point of purchase for ebooks, you're going to have to start shopping elsewhere. Microsoft has ditched the Books category from the store, and this means that not only will it not be possible to buy books from the Microsoft Store, but also that... Continue reading at Betanews

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Waterstones is done selling ebooks

Waterstones is well and truly getting back to basics today, as it has dropped ebooks and audiobooks from its online store. The digital libraries of Waterstones customers will remain accessible until June 13th, with Kobo taking over the following day... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2016-05-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Powell’s Books will stop selling books through Amazon due to its “detrimental impact” on stores.

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Tickets for Elton John Waterstones book signing sell out in 10 seconds

Tickets for Elton John's book signing at Waterstones Piccadilly sold out in less than 10 seconds when they went on sale yesterday. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Indies express dismay as Waterstones starts selling Super Thursday titles early

Independent booksellers have expressed concerns that Waterstones is selling Super Thursday titles ahead of their publication date. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Walmart teams up with Kobo to sell ebooks and audiobooks

Later this year, you'll be able to buy ebooks and audiobooks straight from Walmart's website. The big box retailer has teamed up with Japanese e-commerce titan Rakuten to launch a business that can take on Amazon's Kindle offerings. Walmart will give... Continue reading at Engadget

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Fire and Fury demand soars as Waterstones sells out

Waterstones sold out of Michael Wolff's controversial exposé of Donald Trump's presidency Fire and Fury (Little, Brown) over the weekend following the media storm that prompted its early release. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Waterstones' early Fire and Fury stock sells out 'within minutes'

UK booksellers are scrambling for stock of Michael Wolff’s sensational Fire and Fury exposé of Donald Trump’s presidency, with the title already out of stock at major retailers in the US. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Sylvia Plath's bikini shot: it's time to stop sexualising a serious author to sell books | Cathleen Allyn Conway

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Bookwire’s Spanish Markets Footprint: Selling More Ebooks ‘In the Jet Stream’

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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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Hawkins has biggest-selling Amazon ebook of 2015

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Tickets for Waterstones Pratchett event sell out fast

Tickets for Waterstones Piccadilly’s midnight opening for the launch of Terry Pratchett’s final Discworld novel The Shepherd’s Crown have sold out, only hours after going on sale.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Court orders Hesperus to stop selling Jonasson

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Losing Your Illusions About Selling Ebooks On Your Own Site

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Waterstone 'predicts ebook decline'

Tim Waterstone, the founder of the Waterstone's book shop chain, predicts that the "ebook revolution" will soon go into decline in the UK. Continue reading at BBC World

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Barefoot Stops Selling Direct to Bookstores

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