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Amazon's Kindle Ice Queen Is Back, Now With a Couple of Kids

AdWeek – 2012-02-10

After seeing Samsung's spirited swing at Apple users, Amazon's continuing anti-Apple pandering just feels weak. The new ad for the Kindle Fire pits a dorky, single iPad user against a Kindle-reading mom in a bikini—the same ice queen from the 2010...
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ABA joins Amazon boycott

The Bookseller – 2012-02-09

The American Booksellers Association has joined the growing list of US retailers to boycott the...
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Ebook sales are being driven by downmarket genre fiction

Guardian – 2012-02-06

Publishers face secrecy over sales and an absence of industry-wide data to help them plot strategyKindle-owning bibliophiles are furtive beasts. Their shelves still boast classics and Booker winners. But inside that plastic case, other things lurk....
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Indigo and Books-a-Million join boycott of Amazon print titles

The Bookseller – 2012-02-06

Canadian bookselling chain Indigo Books and Music and Books-a-Million have joined ranks with...
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Now and Then Jumps into Digital Short Pool

Publishers Weekly – 2012-02-03

In early 2011, Amazon launched Kindle Singles, and among those who saw the potential of the short-form digital content model were Chandos Erwin, managing director of the digital agency Oatmeal Beach, and Ivan Dee, founder of Ivan R. Dee Inc. (now an...
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Tough Week for Amazon

Publishers Weekly – 2012-02-03

Despite posting a 35% sales increase for the fourth quarter and earnings that were better than expected (if still down compared to a year ago), last week was a tough one for Amazon. Analysts and investors were disappointed in the quarterly report,...
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Amazon launches India e-commerce site

The Bookseller – 2012-02-02

Amazon has this morning launched an e-commerce site in India called Junglee.com. The platform...
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Barnes & Noble says it won't stock Amazon titles

Boston.com – 2012-02-02

Barnes & Noble is attempting to irk its publishing rival Amazon.com Inc. by not stocking Amazon published titles in its stores.
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Amazon ups UK e-book sales five-fold

The Bookseller – 2012-02-01

Amazon.co.uk increased Kindle e-book sales by five times in its fourth quarter but its parent...
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VIDEO: Amazon expects low growth for late 2011

BBC News – 2012-01-31

Amazon has been pushing into new markets with products like the Kindle e-book, but investors are worried that the expansion is coming at the expense of profits.
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Penguin Promotion Tips

Media Bistro – 2012-01-30

In this encore edition of the Morning Media Menu (MP3 link), our guest was Dennis Johnson, the publisher of Melville House. Johnson has published books by everybody from Jacques Derrida to Howard Dean. We discussed Melville House's adopt a penguin...
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Barnes & Noble, Taking On Amazon in the Fight of Its Life

The New York Times – 2012-01-29

As Barnes & Noble fights for its future, the publishing industry is holding its breath.
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Amazon vs. Publishers

BusinessWeek – 2012-01-27

Bloomberg Businessweek Editor Brad Stone looks at Amazon's transformation from selling books to making books
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Anobii chief says drop DRM to fight Amazon

The Bookseller – 2012-01-26

Matteo Berlucchi, chief executive of the social e-retailer Anobii, has urged publishers to drop...
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Amazon strikes print deal with HMH

The Bookseller – 2012-01-25

Amazon.com has struck a print licensing agreement with Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, which will...
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10 Bestselling Books With 50 Plus One-Star Amazon Reviews

Media Bistro – 2012-01-24

Read before you complain about bad reviews! These bestselling books have received more than 50 one-star reviews on Amazon. Check out the list on GalleyCat and meet us on Twitter to join in the conversation. @danielpalmer This is awesome! Thanks...
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Amazon Expected to Cut Kindle Fire Orders in Half as New iPad Looms

Editor & Publisher – 2012-01-20

Sources from Amazon's supply chain in the Far East indicated to DigiTimes that Kindle Fire orders with original device manufacturers are expected to be just 3 million units this quarter. That's half the 6 million units Amazon reportedly shipp ...
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Barnes & Noble captures 25% of e-book market

San Francisco Chronicle – 2012-01-20

Number of the day 25% That's Barnes & Noble 's share of the U.S. electronic-book industry. While the company is a distant second to Amazon.com in the market, Barnes & Noble is generating $1.5 billion a year from its...
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Jaroslovsky's New-Tablet Tips

BusinessWeek – 2012-01-20

Jan. 19 (Bloomberg) - It’s a few weeks since Christmas, and the novelty of that new iPad or Android tablet may be wearing off. You’ve already watched a Netflix movie, played “Angry Birds” and maybe even downloaded an e-book or two from...
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How to make money from digital news

Guardian – 2012-01-18

There is still cash to be made from journalism when the presses stop rollingAdvertising still dominates the newspaper revenue model. Depending upon the particular country, it is not uncommon to see print dailies getting 70% to 80% of their revenue...
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