In a three-hour program at Washington’s New America Foundation, Authors United points up both its criticisms of Amazon and the challenges of objecting to its position in the publishing marketplace.
The Book Industry Study Group (BISG) implemented new BISAC subject headings for young adult titles, providing new opportunities for sales, awards tracking, and understanding the audience for these titles.
For a long time, Der Spiegel published the only German bestseller list. Now, Bild and Amazon are cooperating to bring a new player to the game.
If publishers hope to grow ebook sales, they must find ways to innovate in actionable, tangible ways that will increase sales, argues Sol Rosenberg.
Claiming they were being pushed to resign due to unfair personal evaluations, four employees at Amazon Japan have unionized.
Amazon is holding a poetry contest that offers $5,000 in prize money along with a contract with Little A, Amazon Publishing’s literary imprint.
Tolino, an alliance of German booksellers and counterpart to Amazon, welcomes two new booksellers, Mayersche and Osiander, and strengthens its position.
As Amazon invests $10 million its translation project, Susan Bernofsky ask if Amazon is turning translation into a ‘glorified form of self-publishing.’
Hachette’s famous ebook pricing dispute with Amazon may be over but its shadow stretched over yesterday’s CEO panel at the 2015 Frankfurt Book Fair.
A late arrival and a poor mix of products and pricing means Amazon has ceded ground in India to bookselling startups like Flipkart and Infinibeam.