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Kobo and American Booksellers Association bringing e-wares to indie bookstores

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The e-book vs. real-book debate is very much a matter of opinion, so it's only fitting that the two learn to get along. Kobo and the American Booksellers Association seem to think so too, which is why they are teaming up to bring the Kobo's devices, accessories and virtual...
Kobo and American Booksellers Association bringing e-wares to indie bookstores

As verdict on ebook pricing settlement nears, Apple gets 5 pages to respond to DOJ

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With U.S. District Court Judge Denise Cote expected to rule on a proposed ebook pricing settlement between the U.S. Department of Justice and three publishers by the end of August, Judge Cote confirmed that Apple may provide a further five-page objection by August 15. Hachette, HarperCollins and Simon & Schuster...
As verdict on ebook pricing settlement nears, Apple gets 5 pages to respond to DOJ

Kobo offers almost 2000 independent US bookstores a revenue share deal on ebook sales

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Kobo has today announced a deal with the American Booksellers Association that will see its devices sold through independent bookstores across the US. Not only that, it will offer a revenue share deal on ebook sales. Rather than simply  stocking the eReader devices, the bookstores will offer “a total experience,”...
Kobo offers almost 2000 independent US bookstores a revenue share deal on ebook sales

Google Scales Back E-Book Affiliates Program, Drops Some Users

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Google (NSDQ: GOOG) is cutting back on the e-book affiliates program it launched in June. When Google launched the program, it was available to “retailers, bloggers, book publishers and other website owners.” They earned referral fees ranging from 6 to 10 percent of a book’s selling price, depending on...
Google Scales Back E-Book Affiliates Program, Drops Some Users

The ABA vows to offer a ‘better product’ when Google pulls its eBook reseller program next year

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Google has announced that from next year, it will no longer allow independent bookstores to sell its digital books through their websites. The American Booksellers Association (ABA) broke the news in an email to its members earlier today, noting that that from January 31, 2013, Google Play will be the...
The ABA vows to offer a ‘better product’ when Google pulls its eBook reseller program next year

Google Books cutting off independent e-booksellers starting 2013

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Google announced today in a post on the Inside Google Books blog that it would be discontinuing its reseller program that allowed independent booksellers to sell through Google’s ebook services. The American Booksellers Association sent letters to its members informing the approximately 350 independent bookstores that sell e-books through Google’s...
Google Books cutting off independent e-booksellers starting 2013

Google Winding Down E-Book Reselling Program To Focus On Play

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The American Booksellers Association sent a letter to its members today announcing that Google was putting an end to its reseller program, which allowed independent bookstores to operate an e-book storefront using Google as the wholesaler. The news was confirmed shortly afterwards by a post on the Inside Google Books...
Google Winding Down E-Book Reselling Program To Focus On Play

DOJ compares Apple and publishers to big oil in ebooks case

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In its response to recent filings from Apple, publishers and booksellers on its proposed ebook settlement with three publishers, the Department of Justice addresses few specific complaints (PDF; full filing embedded below). Rather, citing the “unmistakable consumer harm that has resulted from the conspiracy in this case,” the DOJ calls on Judge...
DOJ compares Apple and publishers to big oil in ebooks case

With Google backing out, ABA promises indie bookstores new e-book solution by fall

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Google is ending the affiliate program that allows independent bookstores to sell e-books through their websites, but the American Booksellers Association says it will have a new solution in place “well in advance” of the end of the Google program in January 2013. In a blog post Thursday, ABA CEO...
With Google backing out, ABA promises indie bookstores new e-book solution by fall

Google: No more e-books for indie booksellers

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Google is ending its program that allows independent booksellers to sell Google e-books through their websites. It’s a big blow for small bookstores seeking to compete against Amazon and Barnes & Noble. Below is the full letter that the American Booksellers Association sent to members announcing the news. Dear Bookseller:...
Google: No more e-books for indie booksellers

Indie Booksellers All Yanking Amazon Titles? Not Exactly

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It would be dramatic to say that independent booksellers nationwide are boycotting Amazon (NSDQ: AMZN) Publishing titles en masse—and hey, it could still happen. But a new decision from the American Booksellers Association’s IndieCommerce—which comes as bookstore chains Barnes & Noble, Books-A-Million and Indigo are making similar decisions—is not...
Indie Booksellers All Yanking Amazon Titles? Not Exactly

Ebook price-fixing: judge approves settlement with publishers

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US department of justice's $69m settlement with Simon & Schuster, Hachette and HarperCollins is approved by a federal judge, but Penguin, Macmillan and Apple still face trial next JuneCiting Emily Dickinson's mantra that "There is no Frigate like a Book / To take us Lands away", a federal judge yesterday...
Ebook price-fixing: judge approves settlement with publishers

American Booksellers Association, Barnes & Noble seek more influence in Apple ebooks case

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The American Booksellers Association and Barnes & Noble say the Department of Justice’s proposed settlement with three book publishers is so inaccurate and harmful to booksellers that they are seeking permission to file their own amicus brief as friends of the court. The amici filing is a way for Barnes...
American Booksellers Association, Barnes & Noble seek more influence in Apple ebooks case

ABA to DOJ on e-book settlement: Punish collusion, not indie bookstores

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In his letter to the Department of Justice on the proposed e-book settlement, American Booksellers Association president Oren Teicher calls Amazon a “classic free-rider” and argues that settling publishers Hachette, Simon & Schuster and HarperCollins should not have to drop the agency pricing model as a requirement of the settlement....
ABA to DOJ on e-book settlement: Punish collusion, not indie bookstores

Kobo finally starts selling e-readers directly through its website

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Kobo has begun selling its devices directly through its website in the U.S. and Canada instead of making customers in those countries go to third-party retailers, the Toronto-based company announced Tuesday. Kobo makes four devices: The 5-inch Kobo Mini e-reader, for $79.99; the touchscreen Kobo Touch e-reader, for $99.99; the...
Kobo finally starts selling e-readers directly through its website

The anti-Amazon revolt continues as the ABA boycotts its books

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The American Booksellers Association (ABA) is the latest body to join the slew of retailers Stateside boycotting books from Amazon’s publishing division. The ABA is the USA’s national, not-for-profit trade association which exists to protect and promote the interests of its members: independently owned bookstores of all sizes, with storefront...
The anti-Amazon revolt continues as the ABA boycotts its books

Airport bookstore chain Hudson starts selling print and ebooks online

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Hudson Booksellers, the airport bookstore chain, has launched an online bookstore where it will sell both print and ebooks. The move is intended to induce readers who discover books while traveling to buy them through Hudson once they get home. HudsonBooksellers.com is run through the American Booksellers Association’s IndieBound program and...
Airport bookstore chain Hudson starts selling print and ebooks online

Judge approves settlement for Hachette, Simon & Schuster and HarperCollins in e-book lawsuit

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It's a big day in the world of e-books, and not just for the crew at Amazon. Today, Judge Denise Cote approved settlement terms for three of the publishers accused by the Justice Department of price fixing. Hachette Book Group, Simon & Schuster and HarperCollins each agreed to settle...
Judge approves settlement for Hachette, Simon & Schuster and HarperCollins in e-book lawsuit

Kobo strikes independent bookseller deal

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Kobo has announced that it will enter an agreement with the American Booksellers Association in which Kobo will sell e-books and its line of e-readers through independent US booksellers. The Kobo deal will replace a similar deal the ABA had reached with Google, which will expire in January 2013. That...
Kobo strikes independent bookseller deal

Court lets Authors Guild, digital licensing attorney weigh in on Apple ebooks case

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As U.S. District Judge Denise Cote prepares to issue a verdict on the Department of Justice’s proposed ebook pricing settlement with three publishers, she has granted two parties that oppose the settlement — the Authors Guild and attorney and licensing expert Bob Kohn — permission to weigh in as amici curiae, or...
Court lets Authors Guild, digital licensing attorney weigh in on Apple ebooks case

New Stats: E-Book Growth Slows As Children's Hardcover Jumps

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The newest statistics from the Association of American Publishers show that e-book growth slowed somewhat in November, though it’s still high—up 65.9 percent over November 2010. Slower growth could be attributed to a pre-holiday sales lull, as consumers waited for new devices like the Kindle Fire to come on...
New Stats: E-Book Growth Slows As Children's Hardcover Jumps

Google Scales Back E-Book Affiliates Program, Drops Some Users

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Google (NSDQ: GOOG) is cutting back on the e-book affiliates program it launched in June. When Google launched the program, it was available to “retailers, bloggers, book publishers and other website owners.” They earned referral fees ranging from 6 to 10 percent of a book’s selling price, depending on...
Google Scales Back E-Book Affiliates Program, Drops Some Users
Kobo signs deal with independent bookstores to expand presence in US

Kobo replaces Google in ebooks deal with indie bookstores

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Toronto-based ebook retailer Kobo has signed a deal with the American Booksellers Association to let independent bookstores to sell its ebooks through their websites, replacing the ABA’s deal with Google, which was set to end in January. The Wall Street Journal, which broke the news, reports: Oren Teicher, ABA’s chief...
Kobo replaces Google in ebooks deal with indie bookstores
Sleeping E-Book Giant Google Rolls Over Bookstore Partners
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