Amazon's E-book Sales Up 80%: Hardcovers Not Dead Yet

Amazon's E-book Sales Up 80%: Hardcovers Not Dead Yet

Hindustan TimesAmazon's E-book Sales Up 80%: Hardcovers Not Dead YetPC WorldAmazon says its Kindle e-book sales are three times larger than they were last year, and it sells 43 percent more Kindle e-books than hardcover books on average. It's pretty clear that people are adopting Kindle Books, and e-books in general, ...TechBytes: eBook Tipping PointABC Claims It's Selling 80% More E-Books Than says it's selling 80% more downloaded books than hardcoversLos Angeles -BusinessWeek -The Atlantic (blog)all 397 news articles »

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    Amazon is reportedly developing a smartphone that sports a 3D screen that relies on retina-tracking technology to make images seem to float above the screen like a hologram. With the smartphone, users would be able to navigate through content by using their eyes alone, according to two unnamed people who discussed the phone with the Wall Street Journal. More
  • Retailers report modest gains for April
    Americans spent briskly during the early spring months in the latest sign that they’re encouraged by the economic recovery. Falling gas prices, a rallying stock market and gains in the job market all fueled Americans’ shopping habits even as cold weather tempered their desire to buy spring fashions. More
  • Microsoft may buy Barnes & Noble's Nook unit for $1 billion
    According to internal documents obtained by the website TechCrunch, Microsoft has offered $1 billion for the digital assets of Nook Media, Barnes & Noble's digital book venture. According to internal documents obtained by the website TechCrunch, Microsoft has offered $1 billion for the digital assets of Nook Media, Barnes & Noble's digital book venture. More
  • Sears Didn't Move Fast Enough, CEO Says
    Sears continues to struggle to get a "decent" return on its assets and the retailer didn't move fast enough to cut expenses after the financial crisis, the CEO said at the annual meeting. More
  • J.C. Penney ad apologizes to customers
    The ad comes after the Plano, Texas-based company last month fired its CEO, Ron Johnson, after 17 months on the job and rehired his predecessor Mike Ullman. Johnson's ambitious changes included getting rid of most sales and bringing in new, hip brands. More
  • Walmart, Other Retailers Slash Price Of Hachette Books Amid Amazon’s Ongoing Feud With The Publisher
    That same year, the e-tailer lowered the prices on Penguin hardcovers to $9.99 when the publisher refused to budge on e-book pricing. E-book pricing has been a contentious issue for years. Initially, sellers like Amazon and Barnes & Noble were generally ...
    09/26/2016 - 7:53 am | View Link
  • E-Books Outsell Print Books at Amazon
    “E-book reading is a big deal and it’s going to continue to be even bigger,” said James L. McQuivey, a digital media analyst at Forrester. “But we are not to the point where e-books are a majority of unit sales and certainly not a majority of revenue.
    09/8/2014 - 3:23 am | View Link
  • Self-Publishing on a Shoestring: Amazon's Matchbook Program
    What traditional publishing houses would prefer, however, is something called enhanced hardcovers, where they bundle the more expensive hardcover books with an e-book, for a 25 percent ... but it's bound to increase paperback sales, which will translate ...
    09/12/2013 - 2:04 am | View Link
  • Amazon's 'technical issue' blocked e-book purchases overnight
    It was possible to buy hardcovers, paperbacks and audiobooks ... Those who hoped to purchase the e-book of Nate Silver's "The Signal and the Noise," which had a surge of popularity after the election, could not. When reached for comment Thursday, Amazon ...
    11/8/2012 - 11:00 am | View Link
  • How many Kindles did Amazon really sell?
    But Amazon still won't reveal sales figures for its popular e-book reader. The long-awaited Kindle 3 announcement came June 29. The smaller, lighter new version costs $139, versus the $399 price tag of the original Kindle released in November 2007.
    08/25/2010 - 6:43 am | View Link
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  • Yale Law Journal
    abstract. Amazon is the titan of twenty-first century commerce. In addition to being a retailer, it is now a marketing platform, a delivery and logistics network, a ...
    10/14/2017 - 11:52 pm | View Website
  • E-book
    An electronic book (or e-book) is a book publication made available in digital form, consisting of text, images, or both, readable on the flat-panel display of ...
    10/13/2017 - 3:32 pm | View Website
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  • Amazon’s Grand Design in Devices
    Amazon’s Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 tablet has a faster processor and better graphics capabilities than last year’s model, as well as a surround-sound system.
    12/29/2014 - 9:40 pm | View Website
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