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.

dateJun 04, 2013 in Business
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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 ...

dateJul 30, 2012 in Social Sciences
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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 ...

dateMay 21, 2011 in Business
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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.

dateFeb 08, 2011 in Other
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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 ...

dateJan 14, 2011 in Business
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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.

dateApr 23, 2010 in Consumer & Gadgets
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