Mon, 29/04/2013 - 09:50
Simon & Schuster is the latest publisher in the UK to introduce a refined agency model for e-books on Amazon.co.uk.
The publisher came to an agreement with Amazon UK late last week after negotiations with the company. This morning (29th April) S&S UK’s e-book prices on the Amazon website are no longer followed with the...
Wed, 03/04/2013 - 16:00
HarperCollins and Hachette UK are the first UK publishers to introduce a refined agency model with Amazon.co.uk.
The online giant removed the text indicating that HC and Hachette UK's e-book prices were "set by publisher” today after concluding negotiations with the publishers following the European Commission ruling...
Mon, 03/09/2012 - 09:30
Simon & Schuster, HarperCollins, Hachette Livre and Macmillan owner Verlugsgruppe Georg von Holtzbrinck have offered to allow retailers including Amazon to sell their e-books at a discount for two years in a bid to end an EU antitrust investigation and stave off fines,...
Mon, 18/06/2012 - 08:30
Verlagsgruppe Georg von Holtzbrinck is to restructure along divisional rather than geographic lines, in a development which will see Pan Macmillan m.d. Anthony Forbes-Watson reporting to Macmillan US chief executive John Sargent, while Macmillan UK c.e.o. Annette Thomas takes on the Group's higher education business in the US.
Wed, 18/08/2010 - 07:14
The European Commission has cleared the creation of a joint-venture by German media companies Bertelsmann and Holtzbrinck to operate an online distribution platform to sell e-books.
Called Premium Vertriebs GmbH, the new business will sell all kinds of books, but focus especially on German language digital products. The Commission had...
Wed, 09/07/2008 - 07:58
German media company Georg von Holtzbrinck and Douglas Holding's bookstore chain Thalia are interested in acquiring Weltbild publishing group, according to German newspapers Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung and Handelsblatt.
Holtzbrinck deputy managing director Jochen Gutbrod told FAZ his company is...