Tue, 26/06/2012 - 09:00
EL James has been revealed as Amazon.co.uk’s bestselling e-book author ever, with her debut erotica novel Fifty Shades of Grey reaching sales of over one million on Kindle.
The online retailer said James's novel is the “number one bestselling Kindle book of all time” in the UK, while physical sales of...
Thu, 02/04/2009 - 14:01
Publishers in Amazon's Advantage scheme are continuing to weigh-up the giant internet bookseller's offer of a reduced payment period in return for increased discount, despite the deadline for the new terms to be agreed passing yesterday (1st April). Some publishers are even considering withdrawing from the scheme, which Amazon says...
Wed, 11/03/2009 - 06:52
Independent publishers appear to be weathering the economic storm better than expected, with 73% of respondents to the IPG's recent survey saying trading so far "was not worse than anticipated this year, to date".
At the retailer's question time at this year's IPG Conference, some booksellers were equally positive....
Thu, 09/10/2008 - 12:25
Amazon.co.uk has appointed Gordon Willoughby as the new head of its book business. He joins the retailer tomorrow (Friday, 10th October) from eBay, where he was vice president of operations and customer support for Europe. He has previously worked with the Financial Times, Diageo and Cityspace.
He will report to Christopher North, the...