The EC’s anti-trust investigation of Amazon has focused on ‘most favored nation’ (MFN) status, offering a curious echo of history, writes Roger Tagholm.
A trio of UK professionals reflect on managing creative sales and marketing staff — a breed of employee who requires a degree of freedom to be effective.
Scotland’s Palimpsest started as a pre-press and services provider, but seeing an open niche, is now publishing digital editions of Scottish classics.
Penguin Random House’s new OMG Shakespeare series “takes the Bard’s original prose and replaces it with slang, text speak, and emoticons.” OMG, indeed.
The future of education is tied to technology, and edtech offers tangible, hands-on learning experiences that go well beyond coding and reading on tablets.
If Foyle’s London Bookstore of the Future failed, it would signal the end, but one year on the store is thriving, with week on week sales hikes of 5-20% .
With £58 million in sales and 5% of the UK book market in 2014, self-publishing is gaining further acceptance with readers, reports Nielsen.
Changes in VAT designed to force Amazon to pay higher tax rates is complicating direct sales for self-published authors, potentially strengthening Amazon.
A new edition of Jilly Cooper’s sexy novel, Riders, has moved a hand, previously on the bum, to a higher position — eliciting surprisingly strong reactions.
A new report from Nesta, The Literary Platform, and Douban Read highlights opportunities for international publishers in the Chinese book market.