In the short run, the limited size of the Arabic market, particularly in ebooks, makes it a low priority for Amazon, but as a company with global ambitions, don’t count them out.
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It only took a few years for the Kindle to go from cutting-edge to old-fashioned. At the risk of looking like a tech dinosaur, Hannah Johnson still prefers the Kindle.
Agency pricing is all but dead and in the UK its aftermath has taught the industry with some hard lessons. It left many fearing even greater dominance by Amazon.
Several newspapers suggest that disappointing sales of ereaders over the holidays in deference to booming tablet sales marks the end of the ereader boom.
Surprisingly, Apple leads Brazil’s ebook sales, but by 2014 Amazon should dominate, with Kobo, Google, Saraiva and others behind. We explain why.
HuffPo offered 9 things publishers need to be wary of in 2013. But what positive changes would you like to see happen in the coming year?
Amazon closed a deal in Brazil with Bookstore chain Livraria da Vila to sell Kindles through the remainder of 2012 until January 2013.
Plympton—a startup publisher of serialized digital fiction—was created as ‘a nimble alternative to the major publishers and online markets,’ as the founders explain.
This week’s edition looks at how online author communities promote members’ books, the pros and cons of physical bookstores, and the steadily growing Kindle market.
Editorials are beginning to appear in UK newspapers encouraging consumers to consider boycotting Amazon and other multinationals who avoid paying UK tax rates.