book2book

  booktrade.info

Search Booktrade.info:  


Tuesday 31st March

Book2book Home Book Trade News Trade Announcements Bestseller Lists About Booktrade.info

Amazon Is Ripe For Disruption

Posted at 5:22PM Tuesday 18 Dec 2012

Amazon has created its dominant position by providing customers with what they want: (almost) any book, at a ridiculously low price, delivered rapidly. The deep discounting that Amazon is able to support attracts buyers who sense a bargain and is often quoted as the reason, along with the Kindle, that it dominates the book e-tailing market. However Amazon has problems and they are not trivial.

Forbes




Get book trade news by email

Daily book trade headlines and breaking publishing news by email - just £3 a month. Click on the Subscribe button below to sign up now

Find out more


Search the news archive:
 






More Feature Items

Rachel Cooke: The Pleasure And Pain Of Being A Folio Prize Judge
www.theguardian.com

What reading 80 novels taught her about the state of modern fiction

JK Rowling's life advice: ten quotes on the lessons of failure
www.theguardian.com

JK Rowling has some inspirational advice for graduating students – or for anyone in this universe, really

Are Your Harry Potter Books Worth Selling?
www.bustle.com

Could your Harry Potter collection be a goldmine in disguise?

Authenticity, Relationships Matter Most To Millennial Readers
publishingperspectives.com

And print should continue to be a top priority

Can Music Truly Chime With Reading?
www.theguardian.com

Soundscapes tuned to different genres

Anthony Browne: How I Re-imagined Alice In Wonderland
www.theguardian.com

Look out for the primates!

Account Sign-In

Most Popular Stories

  1. Paleo baby food blogger Charlotte Carr making money doing voiceovers on fast food adverts
  2. Walter Scott Prize 2015 – The Shortlist
  3. Are Your Harry Potter Books Worth Selling?
  4. E-books Gained, Online Retailers Slipped in 2014
  5. Irish revenues soar at WH Smith
  6. Authors: end to censored versions of books is 'victory for the world of dirt'
  7. James Herriot Statue Unveiled In Thirsk
  8. Nielsen's Bookinsights: UK Publishers Sold £2.2 Billion In 2014
  9. New Class Action Suit Filed Against Penguin Random House, Author Solutions
  10. Dickens' Desk Saved For Public Display Thanks To Grant