Bookselling

Amazon picks new spots for US expansion

Amazon has chosen sites in New York City and Northern Virginia for its new headquarters. The New York office will be located in Queens. The Northern Virginia si...

Waterstones buys Foyles to fight off Amazon

Waterstones has bought bookseller Foyles. James Daunt, Waterstones managing director, said the move will help the bookseller fight back in the face of “Amazon’s...

Amazon plans World Book Day giveaway

AmazonCrossing has announced that U.S. readers can download free Kindle books in translation for one week in honour of World Book Day—the annual April 23rd cele...

US book sales down in first half of 2016

Data from the American Association of Publishers indicates that sales of books fell in the first half of this year. Revenue was down  3.4% compared with the sam...
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Amazon to open new bookstores

Amazon is to open new brick-and-mortar bookstores in Portland, Oregon, and Chicago to go along with their already-open location in Seattle and soon-to-open loca...
Get it right

Booksellers campaign against lit piracy

The Booksellers Association has launched a campaign to fight off digital piracy. The 'Get It Right From a Genuine Site' campaign will raise awareness of the ...