Libreka to Sell eBooks on Ebay

8 March, 2018 // 0 Comments

The German ebook aggregator Libreka is partnering with Hamburg-based DigitalStores to offer ebooks on Ebay and Höbu (an audiobook retailer). More than 1,000 publishers whose ebooks are [Read More ...]

Aldi Opens eBookstore in Austria

21 June, 2017 // 1 Comment

Last October the discount retailer Aldi launched an ebookstore and digital music store in Germany. Now it has brought the same service to Austria under Aldi's Hofer brand. Hofer Life features a [Read More ...]

eBook Startup Livrada Has Shut Down

11 May, 2017 // 1 Comment

While cleaning up broken links on my site last night I discovered that ebook gift card startup Livrada has quietly given up the ghost. There's been no announcement, but no one at Livrada is [Read More ...]

Thalia is Selling eBooks in Store

11 April, 2017 // 4 Comments

The German bookseller Thalia has achieved the booby prize of bookselling: it is now selling ebooks in its brick-and-mortar stores. A reader can select an ebook and buy it in the shop without having [Read More ...]

Yahoo Japan Outsources its eBookstore

29 March, 2017 // 1 Comment

According to a press release Yahoo Japan has outsourced its ebook operations to a company called eBook Initiative Japan. The handover will take place on 1 April, after which eBook Initiative Japan [Read More ...]

All Romance eBooks is Shutting Down

28 December, 2016 // 35 Comments

2016 has already brutally winnowed book industry blogs, and now it has claimed an ebook retailer. All Romance eBooks has posted a notice on its site with the news that it is shutting down. It is with [Read More ...]

Authors, Check Your Nook Sales

4 December, 2016 // 5 Comments

If you are an indie author with ebooks in Nook Press then you might want to check your dashboard. Numerous authors are reporting over on KBoards that sale records are appearing and then disappearing [Read More ...]
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