Thu, 27/10/2011 - 14:34
Bloomsbury is anticipating W H Smith's link-up with Kobo to sell e-readers will help create "another big Christmas" for e-books, as the Group's e-book sales grew by 564% over the first six months of 2011.
Chief executive Nigel Newton, speaking after the company's interim results for the period to 31st August were...
Thu, 27/05/2010 - 09:06
A number of media outlets are reporting that iPad devices are beginning to arrive in the UK, one day ahead of the official release date of the 28th May. According to The Bookseller's new favourite website geeky-gadgets.com people who have pre-ordered them may get them a day early as there are reports that many are showing a delivery date of...
Fri, 07/05/2010 - 07:12
Sony has annnounced the 10 millionth download from its ebook store: predictably it was a Dan Brown book, The Digital Fortress. Brown was also revealed as having the bestselling ebook on the site since it was launched in late 2006, with The Lost Symbol the most downloaded title, ahead of titles by James Patterson and Stephenie...
Wed, 22/07/2009 - 07:26
A second e-reader with the ability to download books direct from the web could be launched in the UK next year, following close behind the expected arrival later this year of Amazon.com's Kindle.
Plastic Logic, whose Wi Fi-enabled Reader is due to be launched in the US next year by giant bookseller Barnes & Noble, has signed an...