Tagged: subscriptions

Blloon subscription service on brink of closure

Another e-book subscription service is teetering on the brink of collapse after finding the business model unsustainable. Blloon, developed by the founders of e-reader Txtr,... Read more

French subscription providers forced to scrap unlimited offer

Amazon and a further five French e-book subscription service providers have all agreed to scrap their current unlimited e-book offer in order to comply with the 1981 fixed... Read more

Ignoring subscription imperils sales

Publishers risk losing sales and “consigning themselves to the past” if they ignore subscription services, providers have warned. Speaking to The Bookseller Daily, subscription companies... Read more

'Cooked' subscription site comes to UK

Bloomsbury, Hardie Grant and Quadrille have launched Cooked, a subscription site featuring full cookbooks from the publishers' lists, in the UK. The site, originally... Read more

Prime fuels Amazon fourth quarter profit

An increase in Prime membership subscriptions helped Amazon to a fourth quarter profit. The e-commerce giant has been under pressure from investors to return a... Read more

Murray: Harlequin buy 'transformative'

The highlights of the second morning of Digital Book World conference in New York yesterday (15th January) came from HarperCollins c.e.o. Brian Murray discussing his... Read more

Bloomsbury signs with Oyster in US

E-book subscription service Oyster has signed up Bloomsbury as its latest publisher. The US service will now offer more than 1,000 titles published by Bloomsbury... Read more

Fall-out continues after SWETS demise

Changes to the system of early pre-payments to journals subscription agents by libraries is one likely outcome of the SWETS bankruptcy. Before its demise in... Read more

Scribd adds audiobook offering

Online subscription service Scribd is adding 30,000 audiobooks to its library, with the “vast majority” available to UK customers. Publishers including HarperCollins, Scholastic, Blackstone and... Read more

Gold OA journals market 'set to double by 2018'

The global market for gold OA journals is to grow at 20% per annum for the next four to five years, according to strategy consultants... Read more

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