Earnings Rise 8% at HC Despite Sales Drop – Total sales are down for HarperCollins but overall revenue is up 8% due to “higher sales of more profitable e-books and ‘ongoing operational efficiencies.’” Digital sales account for 22% of the… more
Monday, June 10 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM Nalini Singh in conversation with Jane Litte of Dear Author! ANDERSON’S BOOKSHOP 123 W Jefferson Ave Naperville, IL 60540 Tel: 630-355-2665 Anderson’s offers “priority numbers” to readers in order to be at… more
HarperCollins to launch digital-first mystery imprint, with monthly royalty payments – The idea of no advance in a traditional publishing world is really groundbreaking outside of romance. Yet HarperCollins is going to do this for mystery books. “HarperCollins’ William Morrow… more
Amazon slashes price of 4G Kindle Fire HD by $100, expands tablet to Europe & Japan – I don’t think this signals new models, but perhaps a slow down of sales or a price cut in anticipation to new Apple… more
Netflix ISP Speed Index | Compare global internet service provider speeds – Netflix has set up a website where it compares the transfer speeds of various ISP providers. Unsurprisingly, in the US Google Fiber is the fastest (also non existent… more
Thursday News: Medically approved workout for librarians; Harlequin revenues decline; HarperCollins...
Wal-Mart passed on Barnes & Noble before, but maybe it should look again – Here are more B&N rumors. Walmart apparently looked at buying B&N in 2010 but the thinking at that time was that B&N’s web site could help… more