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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...

Inc. Partners with E-Commerce Platform RapidBuyr

Folio Magazine – 2011-12-21

Inc. magazine is one of the latest publishers to enter the booming e-commerce space through its partnership with RapidBuyr, a daily online deals service geared toward small and medium-sized...

Launching (and Maintaining) a Successful E-Commerce Platform

Folio Magazine – 2011-12-08

As the e-commerce craze gets hotter, publishers looking to get into the game are faced with many questions. Some of these include how the business model of the e-commerce operation will operate; how...

Dwell First Media Company to Partner with E-Commerce Platform OpenSky

Folio Magazine – 2011-11-11

“We believe contextualized commerce is the future,” says Michela O’Connor Abrams, president and publisher of Dwell. “We believe everybody, no matter from which point they’re starting, now is...

What’s the Best E-Commerce Option for You?

Folio Magazine – 2011-10-05

As the e-commerce push continues to spread for publishers, companies may be overwhelmed by the options in which to unroll their e-commerce efforts.

Optimizing Tablets for “T-Commerce”

Folio Magazine – 2011-09-08

Along with creating a user-friendly design, publishers are now faced with the challenge of optimizing e-commerce (along with the rest of their content) for tablets.

iPad photo magazine Once offers unique compensation model

GigaOM – 2011-08-25

Typically, periodical contributors are paid either via per-item fee or through a salary, if at all. New iPad magazine Once thinks that a new format calls for a new compensation model; one that...

E-Commerce Solutions for The Tablet Transition

Folio Magazine – 2011-08-24

E-commerce is the latest trend to give publishers hope for a new way to engage with users (and to develop a new revenue stream).

SGC Horizon Strikes B-to-B E-Commerce Deal With Bizy LLC

Folio Magazine – 2011-08-16

SGC Horizon, owner of HousingZone, an online portal for home builders, remodelers and contractors, has teamed with Bizy LLC, operator of co-branded vertical industry deal sites, to launch HousingZone...

AppWatch : A Look at What Publishers are Launching in the Mobile Space

Publishing Executive – 2011-08-10

Move Over Rubik's Cube ... There's a New, Addicting Puzzle in Town App: Esquire's Hardest Puzzle Ever Produced by: Esquire magazine (Hearst) Price: First level and sponsor level are free; next four...

Hearst-Owned Magazines Launching Daily Deals With Group Commerce

AllThingsD – 2011-07-18

Hearst-owned magazines is treading on to Groupon's territory with the launch of group-buying discounts, starting off with Road & Track and Car and Driver.

Publishers and E-Commerce: Perfect Together

Folio Magazine – 2011-07-15

E-commerce is a big opportunity for publishers. “If you talk to the people at Net-A-Porter or the people at Gilt, they say they’re increasingly commerce companies moving into content and I think...

Magazines Expand Business Models With Marketing Services, E-Commerce…and Matchmaking

Folio Magazine – 2011-06-22

NYMag.com partners with dating site HowAboutWe.com.

Zmags Introduces E-Commerce Platform CommercePro

Folio Magazine – 2011-05-26

Since the explosion of social media sites and web-capable smartphones and tablets, companies are ready to bring their content digital and engage with customers where they spend the most time -...

Arrivals and Departures: 'The New York Times', Yahoo News, National Geographic

The New York Observer – 2011-05-25

• Recent investigations into the accuracy of Scott Horton's National Magazine Award-winning story on the Guantanamo Bay suicides have some questioning the value of the MPA prize. Snagging an Ellie...

E-Commerce News: New York Magazine To Launch Curated Deals Newsletter in May

Folio Magazine – 2011-05-03

Joining the line of publishers who are entering the e-commerce space is New York magazine and NY.com; they’ve announced a New York City-specific online deals program that is set to launch in May.

Mail Online leads the increase of unique newspapers website visitors in the UK market

Editors Weblog – 2011-04-29

Good news from the UK newspaper websites market. ABC figures - reported by Journalism.co.uk - show a general increase in traffic for the month of March. The Mail Online leads this positive trend,...

Forbes Launching Digital Ad Platform

Folio Magazine – 2011-02-22

Forbes is launching an ad platform that combines the Forbes Media Network with a new audience segmentation effort called FAST and offers custom units that blend advertising with content according to...

Time Inc. Launching 'All Access' Digital Subscription Plan

Folio Magazine – 2011-02-11

At a press conference this morning, Time Inc. announced it is launching an "all access" digital subscription plan in an effort to offer their brands to readers on any platform.

This Year's Top 5 Media Departures; Time Inc. Shuffles Execs

Media Bistro – 2010-12-29

The year ends with a recap of major media departures, big promotions for top execs, and new hires in sports media. Time Inc. shuffles a bunch of bodies on the business side, while ESPN and NFL...

'New Britain Herald' Launching Polish-Language Section

Editor And Publisher – 2010-03-30

The daily New Britain (Conn.) Herald will publish a weekly Polish-language section beginning Wednesday.'

Murdoch Launching Pay Wall Campaign With 'Times' of London

Editor And Publisher – 2010-03-26

The Times of London will be the first general-interest newspaper to launch Rupert Murdoch's (left) avowed campaign to erect pay walls at all his newspapers.

Hearst's RealBeauty.com on Course to Reach One Million Unique Visitors

Folio Mag – 2010-03-22

Hearst Magazines Digital Media has added a new makeover tool to its recently-launched RealBeauty.com.

Free Press Groups Launching Online Petition to Free Iranian Journos

Editor And Publisher – 2010-03-01

A coalition of press freedom groups launched an online petition drive Monday calling on the Iranian government to release its imprisoned journalists, writers and bloggers swept up in recent months.

Riggio: Barnes & Noble to Become E-Commerce Retailer

Publishers Wekly – 2010-02-24

Barnes & Noble CEO Steve Riggio told analysts that with its investment in digital technologies...

'Deseret News' Parent Launching Spanish-Language Paper

Editor And Publisher – 2010-01-26

The parent company of the Deseret News in Salt Lake City, Utah, is launching a Spanish-language newspaper Feb. 9.

Top 30 Global News Sites, By Unique Visitors

Editor And Publisher – 2009-02-20

In Nielsen's newest ranking of the top 30 global news sites by unique visitors, The Huffington Post edged out other news sites in growth, increasing its monthly uniques in January 152% to 7.3...

Vegas newspaper launching black lifestyle magazine

Reno Gazette-Journal – 2008-11-05

LAS VEGAS -- A Las Vegas newspaper plans to launch a lifestyle magazine for black locals and tourists in January.

Unique, Modern and Green: Redbean Design Announce Their 2008 Holiday Card Line

PRWeb via Yahoo! News – 2008-10-20

Redbean Design, purveyors of ultra-stylish paper goods and social correspondence, announce the launch of their 2008 holiday card line -- an elegant blend of vibrant hues, modern design, distinctive...

Wildfire Publishing Takes Personalization to the Next Level by Launching a Personalized Hockey Book for Children

PR.com – 2008-10-20

Using advanced software and printing techniques, personalized children’s books move to new level of custom illustrations and text personalization for the personalized children's hockey book [PR.com...

'Wash Post' Launching New Political Site -- With Links to Rivals

Editor And Publisher – 2008-09-21

"Our relationship with readers is changing," said Jim Brady (left), the site's executive editor. "We're not just about providing readers with terrific journalism from The Washington Post but access...

Akamai releases "state of the internet" report with unique insights on India

New Kerala – 2008-09-11

Akamai's quarterly report provides insight into key Internet statistics such as origin of attack traffic, network outages and broadband connectivity levels across the globe.

Exclusive Monthly Report: Newspapers Make 'Unique' Gains on Web

Editor & Publisher – 2008-08-16

NEW YORK Four of the top five news and current events Web sites that showed the most growth in unique users in July were newspapers.

Google discovers web has more than 1 trillion unique URLs

TechWorld – 2008-07-28

Billions of new web pages added every day. Google engineers uncovered a significant milestone in the growth of the Internet, after detecting last week more than a trillion unique URLs on the web.

Group Commerce Adds CBS to Its Offer Roster

AllThingsD – 2012-03-07

Group Commerce, the year-old start-up that operates "white label" e-commerce services for big media companies, has another notch in its belt. The New York-based company is now powering offers for 29...

Namibia: New Book Casts Unique Light On Rehoboth

allAfrica – 2012-03-16

[Namibian] THE book 'Rehoboth, Namibia - Past and Present' is the latest edition from editor Cornelia Limpricht, mapping in perhaps the most comprehensive manner...

Tate launches e-commerce site for books, gifts

The Bookseller – 2012-04-04

London’s Tate Group has launched a new e-commerce site selling books and other items...

Time Out New York Launches E-Commerce, Daily Deals Platform

Folio Magazine – 2012-04-11

Moving forward with an expanded focus on digital media, Time Out New York (TONY) has integrated e-commerce and daily deals into its website and newly-launched apps.

Newspaper Launching Revamped Website Tuesday

Editor & Publisher – 2012-04-23

The Monroe Publishing Co. will launch a new Web site Tuesday that’s meant to be easier to use, more attractive, laden with new and fresh features and compatible with most digital delivery...

Oprah launching 'Book Club 2.0,' your mom now knows what 'webisode' means

Engadget – 2012-06-02

Everyone! Check under your chairs! It's a...new book club from Oprah! Yep, the former queen of daytime TV is revamping her famed literary organization for the 21st century. Winfrey says she was so...

AppWatch : A look at what publishers are launching in mobile apps.

Publishing Executive – 2012-05-02

The Lighter Side of …. Apps Application: MAD Magazine (Cheap!) Produced by: 1K Studios Price: Free, with in-app purchase options. Platform: iPad Description & Features: The app world...

Time Out ups digital e-commerce offensive with a trio of appointments

Media Week – 2012-06-18

Time Out aims to bolster its online offering with three senior London-based appointments, including a UK marketing director, as the listings magazine gears up for an e-commerce push.

Publishers still launching print magazines

Crains New York – 2012-07-09

Despite a troubled print advertising market, publishers still believe in the power of glossy paper and ink: They launched 114 magazines in the first half of 2012. That puts the year roughly on par...

Pearson launching degree course

BBC – 2012-08-14

International publisher Pearson is setting up a college in the UK to teach degree courses, a first for a FTSE 100 company.

App Watch: A look at what publishers Are Launching in Mobile Apps

Publishing Executive – 2012-07-02

Application: Kiplinger's Top 100 Money-Saving Tips Produced by: Kiplinger Price: $ 1.99 Platform: iPad & iPhone Kiplinger's Top 100 Money-Saving...

Mobile commerce site from Blackwell’s

The Bookseller – 2012-09-10

Blackwell’s bookshops has launched an M-Commerce site, giving its student market the...

Sandra Lee is Launching a Magazine

Media Bistro – 2012-09-27

Food Network star Sandra Lee is launching an eponymous magazine October 30. Unfortunately, the Twitterverse isn't exactly excited about it. @evelinav Anyone who launches a print publication in this...

A Unique E-Book Concept Merges Dead Tree Pulp With The Web

Fast Company – 2012-11-08

Waldek Węgrzyn’s innovative take on the electronic book turns the book itself into a new digital interface, without eliminating the joys of ink on paper.

USA Today Publisher Larry Kramer: We're Not 'Unique Enough' to Charge for Web Access

Editor & Publisher – 2012-11-29

Larry Kramer is not opposed to following the lead of the New York Times and others by constructing a paywall around USA Today's website, he just doesn't think the national newspaper has done...

Content and commerce collide: is it harder for publishers or e-tailers?

GigaOM – 2012-12-05

Media companies are looking for new revenues through selling things. Meanwhile, more commerce sites are starting to publish. Is it easier for content to transform into commerce -- or vice versa?

Unique double for British novelist

Stuff – 2013-01-03

British writer and two-time Booker Prize winner Hilary Mantel has been named novelist of the year at Britain’s Costa Book Awards for ‘Bring Up the Bodies’.

San Antonio launching 'bookless' BiblioTech library in fall, places its eggs in digital basket

Engadget – 2013-01-14

Hardbound books, apparently, are soooo 20th century -- at least for the upcoming BiblioTech library in San Antonio, Texas' south side. When the shiny, new public library opens its doors to bookworms...

"Unique" diet title to Orion

The Bookseller – 2013-01-30

Orion has acquired a new diet title, originally a self-published e-book, to be published in...

Future Foyles workshop 'unique project'

The Bookseller – 2013-02-12

Booksellers, publishers and educators came together yesterday (11th February) in the first Future...

Book World: Five unique finalists for the NBCC’s criticism prize

The Washington Post – 2013-02-20

The National Book Critics Circle will present its annual awards in several categories in New York on Feb. 28. Here are the finalists for the criticism prize: Paul Elie’s Reinventing Bach (Farrar...

Why Social Commerce Could Be the Next Step for Publishers

Publishing Perspectives – 2013-03-13

Publishers who want to sell direct-to-consumer need to make payment processes as frictionless as possible. New social media purchasing tools may be the answer.

Google is launching an ebook line based on its augmented reality game Ingress

GigaOM – 2013-03-16

Google's startup division, Niantic Labs, is launching a line of ebooks that tie into its augmented-reality mobile game Ingress.

App Watch : A Look at What Publishers Are Launching in the Mobile Space

Publishing Executive – 2013-04-02

Application: The Weekend Companion Produced By: The Awl and 29th Street Publishing Price: Free to download, with monthly ($3.99) and yearly ($39.99) subscriptions Platform: iPhone ...

Amazon reportedly launching in Russia, goes on Kindle-related hiring spree

Engadget – 2013-04-19

Amazon is fleshing out its international empire. The company has already conquered the US, Japan, UK and Canada, and has even launched an ebook assault on the Chinese mainland. Now it looks like the...

Dwell Hires Yahoo Commerce Head to Run Digital Ops

Folio Magazine – 2013-05-29

Dwell Media has brought on former Yahoo VP of Commerce Brandon Huff to head its growing digital operations, including e-commerce efforts the company has been pursuing 

The Power of E-commerce for Tablet Publishers

Editor & Publisher – 2013-06-07

Tablets have been billed as the fastest growing innovation ever, but publishers are still trying to figure out how to make the most of the devices. One opportunity they’ve siezed...

Paris Literary Prize Celebrates Unique Art of the Novella

Publishing Perspectives – 2013-06-20

Shakespeare & Co.'s Paris Literary Prize honors novellas written in English by an unpublished author. Judge Rebecca Carter reports on this year's festivities.

Demand Media Adds E-Commerce with Society6 Acquisition

Folio Magazine – 2013-06-26



Folio Magazine – 2013-06-05

Augmented reality has had success enhancing content and advertising, but many, including Michela O’Connor Abrams, president of Dwell Media, believe its real value lies in e-comme


Folio Magazine – 2013-06-05

Time Inc.’s All You has added shoppable capabilities to its tablet edition. Starting with the May issue, customers using an iPad or Kindle Fire can tap a “shop now” icon to see where the...

App Watch : What Publishers Are Launching in the Mobile Space

Publishing Executive – 2013-05-02

Application: National Journal News & Hill Directory Produced By: National Journal Group Price: Free Platform: iPad and iPhone Political junkies are always looking for a fix, and with its...

Chris Kluwe’s “Beautifully Unique Sparkleponies” is a weird, wild ride

Salon.com – 2013-07-03

The NFL punter and gay rights advocate takes on Jesus, Ayn Rand, and weeping lemurs

Publishers launching fewer magazines in 2013

Crains New York – 2013-07-08

Fewer magazines were launched in the first half of 2013 than in the same period a year ago, but, on the bright side, a lot fewer folded this year than last, according to MediaFinder.com. The online...

Samsung ATIV Book 9 Lite launching on July 28th for $800

Engadget – 2013-07-15

Last month, Samsung gave us a look at two new ATIV Book 9 Ultrabooks, both of which will replace the company's famed Series 9 lineup. While the ATIV Book 9 Plus, with its QHD+ display and brand-new...

Daunt on staff departures: 'No-one has enjoyed this process'

The Bookseller – 2013-07-25

Waterstones staff have spoken of their sadness at seeing managers with decades of experience...

Edouard Cointreau Donates 40,000 Cookbooks to Unique Library

Publishing Perspectives – 2013-07-31

Edouard Cointreau, founder of the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards, has donated his vast library to Paris-Rungis, which has been designated a City of Gastronomy.

The Sun's wraparound: a cunning mix of cliche, surprise and commerce | Jonathan Jones

Guardian – 2013-07-31

As the Sun tries to lure its readers online, this collage sells the paper as a mover and shaker for the digital age, not a 70s relicThe Sun has gone surrealist. Or possibly dadaist. The Sun goes dada...

Federated Media Launching Native and Programmatic Ad Service Blend

Folio Magazine – 2013-08-23


M-Commerce Spending Approaches $5B in Q2

Folio Magazine – 2013-08-27

Few publishers have made mobile commerce a priority, but those looking to expand their ancillary revenue streams will have to soon.

Condé Nast's Cult Design Magazine Domino Is Coming Back As An E–Commerce Store

Fast Company – 2013-08-29

Domino, the Condé Nast–owned interior design magazine that the publisher folded in 2009 (save for special editions), is being resurrected this fall as a shoppable e–commerce site...

Condé Nast gets deeper into e-commerce, leads $20M round in French luxury resale site

GigaOM – 2013-09-02

Condé Nast, the publishing powerhouse behind brands like Vogue and Vanity Fair, has led a $20 million investment in luxury resale site Vestiaire Collective.

Curves Complete Now Available Across the U.S. and Most of Canada with Quebec Launching Fall 2013

CNW – 2013-09-05

Curves Complete Combines Fitness, Meal Plans and Coaching and Supports Recently Published JAMA Editorial Calling for Lifestyle Changes to Support Successful Weight Loss WACO, Texas, Sept. 4, 20...

The Changing Content to Commerce Relationship

Folio Magazine – 2013-09-06


Polyvore Eyes E–Commerce Beyond Fashion With Expansion Into Home Design

Fast Company – 2013-09-17

Pasha Sadri originally came up with the idea for Polyvore when he was doing some home remodeling and created a digital tool that kept track of different products by allowing him to drag and drop...

'Startup Rising' takes a look at e-commerce in the Arab world

Los Angeles Times – 2013-09-21

Some factors have made the Middle East prime territory for online businesses, author Christopher Schroeder asserts, including the anonymity that provides women new opportunities.At a moment when the...

Why E-Commerce Companies Are Creating Catalogs

HuffingtonPost – 2013-09-25

In the age of digital media, where consumers are plugged in, tuned out and engaging in high-speed comparison-shopping at the click of a mouse, ecommerce and social media is fresh and exciting while...

Cassidy: Issuu shows Silicon Valley's vital role in global commerce

San Jose Mercury News – 2013-09-28

Denmark-based Issuu’s expansion to Silicon Valley is a sign of the digital newsstand’s ambition, but more than that, it’s a sign that even non-tech companies are realizing that a...

We’re Launching a Store. And You Could Win an iPad.

Slate – 2013-10-03

How many times have you seen a great illustration in a Slate article and thought to yourself, “That would look good on the cover of my journal!”? Or wished that you had a cool T-shirt to wear...

Harper’s Bazaar Debuts E-Commerce, Digital SIP

Folio Magazine – 2013-10-04


Thrillist Is Launching a Tech Publication

AdWeek – 2013-10-07

At a time when men define themselves by their phones as much as they do their cars, Thrillist Media Group sees an opening for a new Web publication to help young guys shop for tech. Launching on Oct....

From E–Commerce To Cyberattacks, An Atlas Of The Digital Universe

Fast Company – 2013-10-09

Seeking answers to life's most complex questions in the pages of Homer's Iliad seems like an ancient luxury, especially when they can be so easily obtained with a five–second web search. The...

How Domino Magazine Resurrected Itself As An E–Commerce Startup

Fast Company – 2013-10-09

Warby Parker, NastyGal, Fab, and Birchbox are all familiar names within the new wave of e–commerce startups that have cropped up in the past five years. However, many of these startups have...

All You mag goes all-in for e-commerce

Crains New York – 2013-10-16

Joining a rising tide of magazines that are combining e-commerce with their articles and ads, Time Inc. women's title All You has begun connecting readers with retailers. Starting with the November...

Industry Media partner the Atlantic Chamber of Commerce announce new brand and website

CNW – 2013-10-16

KITCHENER, ON, Oct. 16, 2013 /CNW/ - Interactive publishers Industry Media today announced that partners the Atlantic Chamber of Commerce have launched a new brand, and new website, to reflect t...

Labels launching Transmitter YouTube channel to promote British music

Guardian – 2013-10-25

BPI and LoveLive team up on channel aiming to be a Top of the Pops for the modern generation that 'has moved from television to mobile'British music labels are launching their own YouTube channel,...

The Many Models of E-commerce

Folio Magazine – 2013-11-01

After what could be described broadly as a rocky start for e-commerce as an alternative revenue stream for publishers just a couple years ago, it has managed to evolve into a legitimate model for...

Zola Books Makes Its Move, Launching Digital Didion

Publishing Perspectives – 2013-11-11

Zola Books will have the exclusive digital rights to several of Joan Didion’s best known works, as well as those of her late husband John Gregory Dunne.

Departures at Waterstones in buying 'evolution'

The Bookseller – 2013-11-25

Waterstones has confirmed that four of the chain's range buyers have left the business as the...

8 Ways to Ensure E-commerce Earns Dollars Without Burning Your Brand

Publishing Executive – 2013-11-01

By Gretchen A. Peck Publishers have been tapping into e-commerce technologies for more than a decade now, embracing...

Yahoo Launching Digital Magazines, Starting With Food

AdWeek – 2014-01-08

Yahoo is getting into the magazine business. During a keynote presentation at the Consumer Electronics CEO Marissa Mayer announced several new products, including a planned line of digital...

Licensing to the Arab World Poses Unique Opportunities

Publishing Perspectives – 2014-02-20

Book rights directors Rebecca Byers of Plon-Perrin and Benita Edzard of Robert Laffont discuss the unique challenges and opportunities of working the Arab World.

Taipei 2014: Exhibiting the Unique and Tested

Publishers Weekly – 2014-02-07

On the second day of TIBE (Taipei International Book Fair), the traffic built up significantly after most Taipei residents returned to town at the end of the Chinese New Year holidays.

S&S Launching New SF Imprint, Simon451

Publishers Weekly – 2014-01-14

Simon451 will publish titles in the subgenres of fantasy, dystopian, apocalyptic and the supernatural, beginning in October 2014.

Capitalizing on Customized E-Commerce Models

Folio Magazine – 2014-03-07

E-commerce models have proven themselves to be an effective way to help publishers forge new revenue streams. Deciding which commerce type best suits your particular brand is the difficult part.

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