‘We remain committed to our customers in China,” an Amazon spokesperson says, although Kindle sales will end June 30, 2023.
With Amazon Kindle Now Turning 10, David Naggar Says Content Is Prime
On the 10th anniversary of Kindle, VP of Kindle content David Naggar looks back on the development and impact of Amazon’s ebook ecosystem on book publishing.
Anniversary Notes: Shanghai Children’s Book Fair at 5; Amazon’s Kindle at 10
In China, the Shanghai Children’s Book Fair celebrates with more exhibitors than ever. Amazon celebrates 10 years of Kindle with a new list of bestselling ebooks in the US.
Author Earnings: Sharp Downturn in US Indie Ebook Share
From 50 percent ‘of all US Kindle author earnings,’ Author Earnings now sees indie share dive below 40 percent, ‘all the way back to early 2015 levels
Waterstones’ James Daunt: ‘Student of Bookshops’
From Brexit (no) to bookstore social space (yes) Waterstones’ managing director James Daunt is certain about one thing: He wants ‘to sell more books.’
3 Reasons Amazon is Losing the Plot in India
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.
Waterstones Begins Pulling Amazon Kindle From Its Shelves
According to reports in The Bookseller, many Waterstones bookstores have removed the Amazon Kindle from their shelves because of poor sales of the device.
Amazon Launch Kindle Unlimited in India with Local Partners
Amazon launched Kindle Unlimited in India with local publishing partners that include Jaico, Westland, Grapevine, Orient, and Sinclude, and more promised.
Ereaders and Erotica Are a Perfect Match
E-readers and digital publishing continue to foster the market for the hardest forms of erotic fiction, a market traditional publishers fail to serve.
Deconstructing Amazon’s #haveKINDLEwillTRAVEL Ads
Roger Tagholm deconstructs the brilliance of Amazon’s new Kindle advertisements, which promote the ereader as a chic, travel companion and paragon of cool.