Bookseller Briefing 41/17 – week ending 13 October

Foyles to launch subscription book club Foyles is poised to launch a subscription book club as it positions itself to capitalise on Christmas trading in the final quarter of the year. The “Year of Books” will initially be offered in six packages: hardback fiction, paperback fiction, hardback non-fiction, paperback non-fiction, children’s, and fiction in translation,…

Bookseller Briefing 16/16 – week ending 22 April

Acknowledgements: The Bookseller Google wins copyright book-scanning battle Amazon strikes $30m deal with NYC public schools Amazon on ‘charm-offensive’ in Kindle subscription meetings Representatives from Amazon’s US and UK Kindle teams held meetings with three major agency publishers and a group of prominent agents last week in a bid to encourage them to sign their authors’…

Bookseller Briefing 15/16 – week ending 15 April

Acknowledgements: The Bookseller Nourry warns on Google, EC copyright ‘attack’ GCHQ warned Bloomsbury about Harry Potter theft Daunt: ‘Amazon defines how Waterstones acts’ DK enters ELT market with English For Everyone EU tax transparency to be forced on multinationals Teicher dispenses indie bookseller lessons PRH ‘in talks to sell DK’, claims Sky Amazon launches £269 Kindle…

Ebooks – Kindle vs Kobo 2016 – eBook prices, eReaders and apps

Kobo’s excellent eReaders make it the best alternative to Amazon’s Kindle, we compare the services on price, eReaders and apps Acknowledgements : expertreviews.co.uk Seth Barton @SethBarton1 2 Mar 2016 FACEBOOK TWITTER GOOGLE+ EMAIL Comments If you’re looking to buy your first eReader, or are thinking about switching to or from Amazon, then this guide is…