Interesting News in Publishing – February 2018

 

Interesting News in Publishing
February 2018

Companies                                                                                                                                    

AMAZON 

Amazon Creeps Into Physical Realm With Brick-And-Mortar Stores
But there’s a new kid on the block this holiday season as online giant Amazon creeps into the physical realm, with 13 brick-and-mortar stores across the United States and counting. … “Anybody in publishing is concerned about the tremendous market share that Amazon has garnered.” Since it began …
NDTV

APPLE

Apple Wants More Ebook Market, Hire’s Amazon’s Audible VP
We’ve already seen Apple’s subtle first step: iBooks, Apple’s ebook reader app, was renamed to Books in the iOS 11.3 developer beta released earlier this week.
The Mac Observer

BARNES & NOBLE

Barnes & Noble Customers Donate Approximately 1.6 Million Books to Children in Need Through …
Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS) is the world’s largest retail bookseller, and a leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products. The Company operates 632 Barnes & Noble bookstores in 50 states, and one of the Web’s premier e-commerce sites, BN.com (www.bn.com). The Nook …
Business Wire (press release)

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