Interesting News in Publishing, May 2017

Interesting News in Publishing
May 15, 2017



Amazon will no longer strongarm ebook publishers in Europe – The European Commission has accepted Amazon’s changes to how it sells its e-books. Following a 2015 investigation over the retailer’s… – Engadget

Amazon Launches Self-Service Marketplace for Subscription Providers – (AMZN) today announced a self-service subscriptions… – Yahoo Finance Announces First Quarter Sales up 23% to $35.7 Billion – Amazon Video Direct, Amazon’s digital self-publishing service, launched the Film Festival Stars program, designed to establish a distribution model for… – Business Wire

Amazon Honors World Book Day with Global Free Library Events in Twelve Countries Around the World – Across twelve countries, Amazon employees, local community members and book publishers donated more than 17,200 books to bring the Global… – Yahoo Finance

Amazon Japan going directly to publishers for select books – Amazon Japan will soon stop using major book wholesaler Nippon Shuppan Hanbai for some of the titles its sells online and instead get… – Nikkei Asian Review

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