ENTRIES TAGGED "amazon"
Target wants help fighting "scan and scram." Strong iTunes growth was tucked inside Apple's big earnings.
Target asks vendors for exclusive products so online retailers can't sweep in with lower prices. Also, Apple's monster earnings included strong iTunes growth. (Commerce Weekly is produced as part of a partnership between O'Reilly and PayPal.)
Jason Calacanis on Amazon's growing market dominance.
In this podcast, Weblogs, Inc., co-founder Jason Calacanis shares his thoughts on Amazon's market presence and what the future might hold. He says an Amazon retail presence isn't out of the question and that AmazonBasics is a preview of what's to come.
Apple takes on textbooks, an insider dishes on publishing denial, and how SOPA would affect publishing.
Apple’s big event this week marked the first step in its disruption of education — or did it? Elsewhere, a publishing insider calls it like it is, and (finally) the SOPA/PIPA discussion includes the publishing industry.
Amazon released KDP Select stats, self-publishers shared publishing tips and the digital rights quagmire continued.
This week in publishing, authors may or may not be making bank on KDP Select, budding self-publishers got insight from experts and the murky digital rights issue raged on.
Panagiotis Ipeirotis on the phrases and formatting of effective product reviews.
How much is an Amazon review — good or bad — worth? Computer scientist and NYU professor Panagiotis Ipeirotis analyzed the text in thousands of Amazon reviews to find out.
Lessons from Amazon, self-publishing, ereading studies, HTML5 and DRM.
It was a busy and sometimes bruising year for publishing as the industry continued its digital transformation. Here, we take a look at five of the biggest lessons from 2011.
Charlie Stross argued that publishers are cutting their own throats with DRM. But should we drop DRM or just drop Amazon?
Author Charlie Stross argued recently that Amazon's growing position toward a monopoly can largely be attributed to publishers' use of DRM. A back-channel discussion brewed about whether cutting Amazon out of the picture entirely would be a viable solution.