Interesting News in Publishing – March 2018

 

Interesting News in Publishing
March 2018

Companies                                                                                                                                    

AMAZON 

Publishers warily embrace Amazon program to run their content on Amazon.com
After months of asking to get their content into Amazon, publishers finally got their wish. For the past several months, Amazon has been running a test with a small group of publishers where versions of publishers’ commerce-focused articles are accessible directly inside Amazon’s website. The articles …
Digiday

Amazon Kindle’s Createspace self-publishing arm being exploited in money laundering scam
Reames claims that he only found out about the scam when he received an email from Amazon claiming that he had sold $24,000 worth of books through its publishing platform Createspace – informing him that the US Inland Revenue Service (IRS) had been notified accordingly. Reames found that a …
www.computing .co.uk

 

BARNES & NOBLE

Barnes & Noble Announces New Book Club in Stores Nationwide
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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