News tagged with bookstore

Apple enlists Winnie-the-Pooh in e-book argument

(AP)—An Apple Inc. lawyer is using Winnie-the-Pooh and tens of millions of customers too to try to convince a judge that the computer giant did not manipulate e-book prices when it opened an online bookstore.

Jun 04, 2013
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A closer look at the consuming gaze

Rows of chip bags in a vending machine, endless bottles of shampoo on pharmacy shelves, long lines of books arranged in the bestsellers section at the bookstore. From supermarket shelves to barroom beer selection, long lines ...

Jul 30, 2012
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Malone's Barnes & Noble bid a bet on the Nook

Why buy a bookstore? John Malone, who made a fortune in cable television, is offering $1 billion for Barnes & Noble - trying to jump into a business so sick that its No. 2 competitor, Borders Group Inc., is ...

May 21, 2011
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Bookstores feeling pain from digital technologies

Pundits might put a different spin on how and when it will happen but all see a struggle for survival by traditional booksellers thanks to a growing shift to electronic books and Internet sales.

Feb 08, 2011
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Authors see e-books as escape from publishing houses

Joe Konrath can't wait for his books to go out of print. When that happens, the 40-year-old crime novelist plans to reclaim the copyrights from his publisher, Hyperion Books, and self-publish them on Amazon.com, Apple Inc.'s ...

Jan 14, 2011
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Amazon seeks short works for 'Kindle Singles'

Amazon called on writers and publishers on Tuesday to submit short works to a new section of the US online retail giant's electronic bookstore called "Kindle Singles."

Oct 12, 2010
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Soaring e-book sales speak volumes

After years of lurking in the literary wilderness, the e-book market has exploded with online retailer Amazon.com's digital volumes recently overtaking sales of their hardcover counterparts.

Aug 01, 2010
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Rivals moving to take on iPad

US bookstore giant Barnes & Noble added Web surfing and games to its electronic reader Friday as rivals move to break the momentum of Apple's freshly launched iPad tablet computer.

Apr 23, 2010
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