French Senate Approves a Bill to Stop Retailers Offering Free Home Delivery (GoodeReader)
This no doubt will hit Amazon’s French operations hard where the retailer has been doling out discounts as well as the bait of free home delivery to lure buyers.
How Hybrid Publishers Innovate to Succeed (Forbes)
The publishing industry has been challenged by the online sales success of Amazon, the rise of eBooks, print-on-demand and most recently by self-publishing.
Digital Publishing: The Expert’s View of What’s Next (The Guardian)
I predict more digital for publishers in 2014. I’m not being (completely) facetious, I mean more digitalness in all parts of the industry, not just in ebook product output.
Authors Prefer Traditional Publishing to Self-Publishing. Surprised? (LA Times)
Writers prefer to be published by a traditional publisher over self-publishing. Go figure.
Kindle Daily Deals: More Than 500 Educational Books (and others)