book2book

  booktrade.info

Search Booktrade.info:  


Friday 30th September

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

Amazon Says Hachette Dispute Likely To Drag On

Posted at 8:25AM Wednesday 28 May 2014

Amazon acknowledged Tuesday that it is restricting the sale of titles from book publisher Hachette but portrayed the move as a legitimate negotiating tactic aimed at getting more value for consumers.

Amazon is "currently buying less (print) inventory and 'safety stock' on titles from the publisher, Hachette, than we ordinarily do, and are no longer taking pre-orders on titles whose publication dates are in the future," the Internet retail giant said in a statement posted to a Kindle forum. "These changes are related to the contract and terms between Hachette and Amazon."

cnet

Amazon Defends Itself in Dispute, Suggests Hachette Customers Go Elsewhere (new York Times)

PW

Guardian reports that everything just dandy in the UK though

Coker: Publishers Are Disposable to Amazon (goodereader)





Search the news archive:
 






More Book Trade News

Hollywood's 25 Most Powerful Authors 2016
www.hollywoodreporter.com

11 new writers (from a millennial to a septuagenarian) make their debut on the ranking of the industry's most sought-after word nerds

Ex-England boss Sam Allardyce set for £1m book deal
www.dailystar.co.uk

Publishers said to be queuing "all the way to Benidorm"

Belgium's D'Ieteren agrees to buy 41 percent of Moleskine
uk.reuters.com

Moleskine's Sale to Car Dealer Has Analysts Puzzling Over Plot

Amazon On The Hunt For Warehousing In Australia?
www.smh.com.au

It's a big place

All-Woman Shortlist Selected For Dundee International Book Prize
www.thecourier.co.uk

The trio in contention are The Margins by Jessica Thummel, Shadow Jumping by Margaret Ries and London Clay by Amy Spencer

The First National Bookshop Day Is Coming To The UK
www.mhpbooks.com

2,000 bookshops participating on October 8th

Account Sign-In

Most Popular Stories

  1. Ex-England boss Sam Allardyce set for £1m book deal
  2. The First National Bookshop Day Is Coming To The UK
  3. Belgium's D'Ieteren agrees to buy 41 percent of Moleskine
  4. Amazon On The Hunt For Warehousing In Australia?
  5. All-Woman Shortlist Selected For Dundee International Book Prize
  6. Richell prize: Susie Greenhill wins literary award for 'ecological love story'
  7. Goldsmiths Prize Shortlists Novels 'That Break The Mould'
  8. How one Amazon Kindle scam made millions of dollars
  9. Judges Announced For The World's Richest Short Story Prize 2017
  10. Dan Brown returns to Da Vinci decoder for new novel Origin