book2book

  booktrade.info

Search Booktrade.info:  


Friday 27th March

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

Why The Waterstones/Amazon Deal Is 'Like Vichy France'

Posted at 1:16PM Monday 18 Jun 2012

Waterstones' partnership with Amazon to sell e-books took many by surprise. Some see it as a deranged self-defeating deal with the Devil while others view it as a brilliant near-term compromise.

publishingperspectives.com

Comments

No comments yet

Post a comment

Sorry, you need to be logged in to your Booktrade.info user account in order to post a comment - please log in and try again, or if you don't have an account sign up now - it's free! Once you're logged in you can choose how - or if - you want to be identified with your posting.




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 Opinion

Barnes & Noble's New Bags Are A Small, Beautiful, Very Small Step In The Right Direction
www.mhpbooks.com

The new bags are explicitly designed to target Amazon's hegemony

Why I Quit Goodreads
bookriot.com

or, The Bookternet Is Not Safe for Women

Insane British Law Criminalizes Copyright Breaches For Artists, Museums, Publishers
news.artnet.com

Have you been following the increasingly alarming changes to copyright provisions?

The Best Eight Young Adult Books – And Why Grownups Should Read Them, Too
www.theguardian.com

YA fiction has become a fixture at the top of the bestseller lists

Account Sign-In

Most Popular Stories

  1. Amazon, Beware: How Print-it-yourself Technology Could Save Publishing
  2. HarperCollins Inks Content Deal With Playster
  3. Godmother Of Modern Scandinavian Crime Fiction To Present Petrona Award
  4. Cover For Harper Lee's Mockingbird Sequel Revealed
  5. Walter Scott Prize For Historical Fiction 2015 Shortlist Announced
  6. Quality Crime Fiction From Across Scandinavia Is Shortlisted For The 2015 Petrona Award
  7. BBC launches Copyright Aware
  8. Hot Key Signs Hoy For Children's Book Cycling Series
  9. Amazon Is Making New Drones Faster Than The FAA Can Approve Them
  10. Fake Jackets for Real Books