Amazon ‘Prime Day’ sale prompts competitor responses

By Chris Meadows
July 14, 2015 // 0 Comments

Update: E-reader bargains and others at Amazon. Tomorrow, Amazon celebrates its 20th anniversary with a “Prime Day” sale, available exclusively to Amazon Prime members. But its competitors [...]

Target to offer ebooks through Librify

By Susan Lulgjuraj
May 29, 2014 // 0 Comments

Target has announced it’s going to start offering ebooks through a partnership with Librify, according to USA Today. Even though the new service is still a few months off, the announcement of the [...]

Canada: The Great White Shopping Hope?

By libertyc
July 6, 2013 // 0 Comments

After years of neglect by major American retailers, Canada is finally seeing some love. The Star is reporting that Target is gearing up to open 20 more stores across Canada. And an email from [...]

Morning Roundup — Stories you may have missed

By libertyc
November 22, 2012 // 2 Comments

Amazon, Target Winning Black Friday Wars, Report Says (Los Angeles Times) Kobo Arc vs Kindle Fire {and} Kobo Arc vs Nook HD (Good E-Reader) Buyer Beware: Nintendo Nukes $400 Worth of Downloaded [...]

Will Amazon open physical stores to sell Kindles, Kindle Fire tablets?

By libertyc
September 25, 2012 // 0 Comments

Late last week Wal-Mart announced that it will no longer sell the Amazon Kindle and Kinde Fire in its stores, joining Target in in rejecting the devices. While the argument could be made that the [...]

Target stops carrying Kindles

By libertyc
May 2, 2012 // 2 Comments

Remember when Target started selling the Kindle, almost exactly two years ago? It appears that the bloom is off the rose. The Verge reports that Target is going to “[phase] out Kindles and all [...]

Black Friday e-reader roundup

By libertyc
November 14, 2010 // 1 Comment

It appears this is going to be the Christmas (or at least the Black Friday) of the $99 e-reader. Apart from the $99 Nook at Best Buy we mentioned the other day (and other discounts on the Pandigital [...]

iPad may be coming to Target in October

By libertyc
September 13, 2010 // 4 Comments

Could the iPad be heading to Target? Engadget thinks so, based on some product lists and employee PDA screenshots that show six mysterious unnamed items set to become available on October 3rd—items [...]

Tomorrow is Kindle day at Target

By libertyc
June 5, 2010 // 0 Comments

Target started a selling Kindles on a trial basis in April in its flagship store and also in stores in Sourt Florida. Now the Kindle will be available in all its stores on June 6 for $259. From the [...]

Barnes & Noble to launch Nook advertising campaign

By libertyc
April 22, 2010 // 0 Comments

The Wall Street Journal reports that Barnes & Noble is launching an advertising campaign for the Nook, featuring a television commercial showing a girl reading as she grows up (as well as radio, [...]

Amazon starts selling Kindle at selected Target stores

By libertyc
April 22, 2010 // 1 Comment

According to many reports, Amazon will start selling the Kindle at Target’s flagship store in downtown Minneapolis and in its 102 stores in South Florida. There will be no discount off the list [...]

Kindle, Nook enter big-box retail chains; Plastic Logic Que to ship in June

By libertyc
April 8, 2010 // 0 Comments

Engadget has a few interesting reports of e-book reading devices finding new sales outlets. First of all, when the iPad was announced with iBooks, people knew it was targeting Amazon’s Kindle. But [...]

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