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E-book Market in Germany Profitable for “A Small Minority”

The anti-memory device?

Our wide angle survey of the e-book scene in Germany finds the e-book market at 6.2% of sales, but growth in demand, devices and titles promises more to come.

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Sprechen Sie Kobo?

Kobo has launched in Germany, the cornerstone of a plan to dominate European e-bookselling.

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Google Books auf Deutsch

Interview by Nicholas Gary Yesterday’s news about Hachette Livre’s deal with Google to scan and sell 40 to 50,000 out-of-print books came as something of […]

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Bertelsmann and Holtzbrinck Team for E-book Distribution in Germany

By Siobhan O’Leary German media giants Bertelsmann and Holtzbrinck are teaming up to create an online direct to consumer e-book distribution platform focused on German-language […]

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French Publishers Launch E-book Distribution Platform

By Hannah Johnson The Bookseller reported today that France’s largest publishers will launch a joint e-book distribution platform in mid-June, with full operation of the […]

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Libri.Connect brings E-books to Bricks-and-Mortar Stores

By Siobhan O’Leary German wholesaler Libri has come up with a solution for purchasing e-books in traditional brick-and-mortar bookstores. With the Libri.Digital model, customers can […]

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Germany Challenges Google Books at Its Own Game

By Siobhan O’Leary BERLIN: Nowhere has there been more hand ringing about the Google Books project than in Europe. In Germany, the issue even attracted […]

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Global Trade Talk: Fixed Pricing Could Be an Obstacle for International Kindle; How to Write a Great Novel

By Siobhan O’Leary and Edward Nawotka Though Amazon’s Kindle is now available in 200 countries, including Germany, many are asking what good it is if […]

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German Buch News: Libreka Adds DRM, Bilandia Adds Video

By Siobhan O’Leary, the online book search database run by the Marketing- und Verlagsservice des Buchhandels, a subsidiary of the German Publishers and Booksellers […]

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Berlin’s TXTR Aims to Fight the E-Powers That Be

txtr e-reader

Berlin-based e-book platform and e-reader txtr will launch in Germany at the Frankfurt Book Fair 2009.

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