Wed, 10/04/2013 - 10:15
A new venture to offer digital short stories and long-form journalism to readers through a subscription package will launch this autumn, with Tim Waterstone as its non-executive chairman.
Read Petite is founded by agent Peter Cox and consultant Martyn Daniels, who will be joint managing directors of the new business. Former editor of...
Mon, 21/05/2012 - 08:15
US publishers sales of e-books and print books picked up the pace in 2011, a year when UK publishers' export sales decreased, after the US companies "reached deeper into the international consumer base", and took advantage of the spread globally of digital reading.
The growth was led by e-books, with sales of digital...
Tue, 10/04/2012 - 08:15
Barnes & Noble is strengthening its relations with UK publishers and app developers in the run-up to this month's London Book Fair, The Bookseller has learned.
The US book giant has had face-to-face meetings with a number of publishers ahead of the fair and has scheduled further half-hour sessions at the show (April...
Mon, 19/12/2011 - 08:15
Christmas 2011 will be "tough" for many on the high street, a leading retail analyst has warned, while indies have complained that they can't compete with record levels of discounting this year.
With W H Smith offering up to 75% off some of its bestsellers and running a "Deal of the Day" each day from 15th...
Fri, 16/12/2011 - 09:50
Amazon's Kindle business could be handed a massive competitive advantage in the new year after Luxembourg said it would reduce value added tax charged on e-books from 15% to 3%. The move means Amazon will be able to reduce the price of Kindle content in comparison to other companies which sell e-books from within the UK attracting the...