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Amazon yanks 5,000 Kindle titles in fight over terms

GigaOM – 2012-02-23

Amazon has turned off the buy button on nearly 5,000 Kindle titles from distributor Independent Publishers Group after IPG refused to capitulate to Amazon’s demand for better terms...
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Amazon Raising Prime Price to $99

Rumors of a potential price-hike began to circulate late last year. | Publishers Weekly – 2014-03-13

US price hike for Amazon Prime

Amazon is to increase the price of its Prime membership in the US by $20 to $99 a year. This... | The Bookseller – 2014-03-13

Amazon Prime price jumps to $99 per year

Amazon is tacking $20 onto the price of its Amazon Prime service, bringing the yearly cost to $99.This is the first price hike for Amazon Prime since it was introduced nine years ago. The service... | PC World – 2014-03-13

As It Warned, Amazon Boosts the Price of Prime

Amazon’s two-day shipping service, which also includes e-book borrowing and media streaming, jumped 25 percent | Business Week – 2014-03-13

Amazon Is Raising The Cost Of Prime Membership

Analysts say the $20 bump, from $79 to $99, could add up to $1 billion to the company's revenue.Amazon Prime is a great deal. You get free two-day shipping on most of your packages, unlimited access... | Fast Company – 2014-03-13

Amazon Trio: New German Imprint, Kindle Drop, Higher Prime

Amazon news this week includes the launch of a new German language publishing imprint, lower Kindle sales for 2013, and a hike in the price of Prime. | Publishing Perspectives – 2014-03-13

Should I Get Amazon Prime?

The cost of Amazon Prime is going up. The retail giant has announced that its membership program—which gives users free two-day shipping on most popular items as well as access to Amazon’s... | Slate – 2014-03-14

Amazon lands major textbook distribution deal in Brazil

Amazon began its retail life as an online book distributor, though it's something we rarely consider the company now -- unless you choose to count digital versions for Kindle and Kindle apps.... | Betanews – 2014-03-18

Why Book Publishers Need to Think Like Amazon

Two branding experts argue that the future for publishers lies in going direct to consumer, offering examples of companies that have succeeded. | Publishing Perspectives – 2014-03-17

Amazon Publishing Is Hiring, Says Belle

On the heels of last week's announcement about its new German-language publishing program, Amazon has said, in an internal memo from Jeff Belle, that the company plans to hire 70 more staffers for... | Publishers Weekly – 2014-03-19

Amazon Publishing UK plans 500 titles this year

Amazon Publishing plans to release more than 500 titles in the UK this year, the company's... | The Bookseller – 2014-03-19

Amazon’s near sweatshops and awful conditions: It doesn’t have to be this way

Labor conditions at Amazon and Wal-Mart are like the pre-New Deal era. These reforms, working elsewhere, would help | Salon.com – 2014-03-16

Amazon buys stake in Yodel from Barclay brothers

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Check Your Email, Amazon May Have Just Given You Money

Good news: Amazon is giving out a whole lot of money, and you might be getting some of it. On Tuesday morning, the online retailer sent emails to many customers informing them that they had earned a... | The Huffington Post – 2014-03-25

Amazon sends money to Kindle readers affected by e-book price-fixing scandal

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Amazon has reached an agreement to acquire Comixology, the dominant digital comics marketplace, and a platform that has been instrumental in driving the growth and popularity of digital comics. | Publishers Weekly – 2014-04-10

Bezos Pens Long Amazon Shareholder Letter

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