Tagged: Subscription

Scribd makes cuts to romance in its catalog

Scribd has announced to publishers and distributors that it is "making some adjustments, particularly to romance" in its $8.99-per-month ebook subscription service. Described by Mark... Read more

Amazon launches kids subscription service and tablet

Amazon UK has launched a subscription service for children that includes e-books, educational apps, videos and games. The company has launched the service at the... Read more

Oyster launches e-book store

Oyster has launched an online e-book store in the US. The subscription company, which started out in September 2013 charging $9.95 a month for unlimited... Read more

Hachette chiefs dismiss subscription model

The c.e.o of Hachette UK and the chairman of Hachette Livre have both dismissed the e-book subscription model, calling it "absurd" and "cannibalising". In an... Read more

Hachette Livre's Nourry discusses Amazon and e-books

Arnaud Nourry, the chairman and chief executive of Hachette Livre discusses the terms impasse with Amazon and the future for print and 'e' Hachette Livre... Read more

IPA Congress: publishers urged to join subscription

There is "an enormous business to be built in the book subscription space," similar to that in music and film, but more titles need to... Read more

Faber launches new membership programme

Faber has a launched a new membership programme, which will offer special collector's editions of some of the publisher's titles. The new programme, Faber Members,... Read more

Scribd raises $22m

E-book subscription service Scribd has raised $22m in new funding, according to reports. Publishers including HarperCollins, Simon & Schuster and Harlequin have made... Read more

Macmillan US does agency deal with Amazon

Macmillan in the US has reached a new multi-year deal with Amazon, including an agency deal on e-books. But in a carefully worded blog and... Read more

Kindle Unlimited launches in France and Brazil

Kindle Unlimited has launched in France and Brazil, bringing to seven the number of countries where the service is available. In France, subscribers signing up... Read more

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