Interesting News in Publishing – September 2019

 

Interesting News in Publishing
September 2019

Companies                                                                                                                                    

AMAZON 

Amazon Wades Deeper Into Influencer Marketing With Influencer Storefronts
Today the influencer storefronts are bland, but sources say Amazon is developing a publishing tool that will allow influencers to easily port their social …
AdExchanger

US book publishers sue Audible over AI-powered transcription
Leading the suit are the so-called “Big Five” of US publishing: Hachette, HarperCollins, Macmillan, Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster.
Engadget

BAKER & TAYLOR

ReaderLink Revenue Hits $1.2 Billion
The unit received a big boost in February 2015 when ReaderLink acquired the Baker & Taylor Publishing Group, whose imprints include Canterbury …
Publishers Weekly

BARNES & NOBLE

Elliott Completes Acquisition of Barnes & Noble
Elliott’s acquisition of Barnes & Noble, the largest retail bookseller in the … and a leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products.
Yahoo Finance

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