Philip Jones considers the impact that EU finance ministers' decision to reduce VAT rates on digital books will have on publishers.
For those who predicted the death of the physical book and digital dominating the market by the end of this decade, the print and digital... Read more
Can Amazon be allowed to contractually enforce arrangements that secure its hegemony? In 2011 the European Commission opened an investigation into e-book price-fixing... Read more
With the Booksellers Association’s Academic, Professional & Specialist conference on the horizon (11th–13th March), I wanted to take this opportunity to take stock of the... Read more
Consultants and pundits, look away now. The book market is performing in almost exactly the wrong way. The big publishers are not gaining market share;... Read more
Barely two weeks into 2015, and already the year is shaping up to be a humdinger. Booksellers are back! The print book... Read more
Microsoft has removed the e-books category from its online store in a move that will see purchased titles deleted from customer libraries.
Amazon.co.uk has brought in a 'Buy for others' option on the detail page for Kindle books to allow people to gift e-books.... Read more
Lindsey Mooney and Keshini Naidoo are launching a female-fronted digital-first publisher ‘Hera’ with support from Canelo, The Bookseller can reveal.
The Publishers Association (PA) has expressed its disappointment in Brussels' inability to resolve a dispute with the Czech Republic preventing VAT on e-books from being reduced in the European Union.... Read more