Thu, 13/09/2012 - 08:55
Waterstones will create a unique Kindle experience for customers in stores including a planned "Read for Free" offer, managing director James Daunt has revealed.
The new Amazon Kindle, Kindle Fire and Fire HD models will hit Waterstones shelves on 25th October, with pre-orders already coming in at the chain bookseller....
Mon, 10/09/2012 - 08:30
Publishers are readying themselves to respond to an explosion of e-reading devices in the UK in October, amid predictions that the number of devices owned in this country could rise 70% over 2011’s numbers by the end of the year.
Amazon announced on Friday (7th September) that it would sell an upgraded Kindle in the UK for...
Fri, 07/09/2012 - 11:25
Fri, 07/09/2012 - 10:00
The Kindle Fire tablet and Kindle Fire HD are available to order through Waterstones, the chain bookseller has announced this morning, as the US retailer unveiled its new tablet models and a new Kindle, the Paperwhite, at its US press conference yesterday (6th September).
Following on from the launch of its European App Store last...
Thu, 06/09/2012 - 11:16
Amazon is planning to take a Charles Dickens approach to publishing with the launch of fiction in serial form via its Kindle device. Amazon has reached out to authors on both sides of the Atlantic, with the launch, when it comes, expected to be global.
According to one source the short works were originally due to begin being released...
Tue, 04/09/2012 - 15:04
Sony and Amazon’s 20p e-book offer shows no sign of coming to an end, with a Faber novel the latest to be added to the promotion.
The Expats, an espionage thriller written by Chris Pavone, is now on sale for Kindle and Sony Reader priced at 20p. The title was originally published in March 2012.
Wed, 22/08/2012 - 08:50
Amazon has opened an India Kindle store on Amazon.com, as well as launching the device for sale at Croma retail stores across the country.
The Kindle Store includes over one million titles, priced in rupees; the retailer is billing it "the largest selection,...
Fri, 17/08/2012 - 08:45
The first digital units are beginning to be built into the Waterstones bookshop branches, as the retailer prepares to sell Kindles from its estate of UK stores.
The Bookseller can report that equipment is being installed into various shops, including the Kensington High Street branch, to create digital zones where customers...
Mon, 13/08/2012 - 08:05
The Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy has been knocked from the top of the Amazon Kindle store by an e-book priced at 20p.
Alice Peterson’s Monday to Friday Man (Quercus) has claimed the top spot in the list pushing E L James’ erotic titles down the chart. Fifty Shades of Grey (Arrow), being sold for the...
Mon, 06/08/2012 - 08:25
Amazon.co.uk customers are buying more Kindle books than print books, both hardback and paperbacks, according to the company.
The retail giant released the statistic to mark the second anniversary of its e-reader, the Kindle, in the UK, securing widespread national media coverage with the announcement.
Amazon.co.uk said that...