E-Books

06 Sep

Ingram to Distribute Kobo eReaders to Indie Bookstores

Today, ABA announced that Ingram Content Group will be the exclusive distributor of Kobo eReaders as part of the ABA/Kobo eBook solution.

Read More
06 Sep

Kobo Announces New Family of eReaders

On Thursday, September 6, Kobo announced a new lineup of e-readers. The news comes a week after ABA and Kobo announced an agreement for a new e-book solution for ABA member bookstores.

Read More
06 Sep

Federal Court Approves DOJ’s Proposed Settlement in E-Book Pricing Case

This afternoon, New York Federal Judge Denise Cote issued an order entering as a final judgment the DOJ’s proposed settlement agreement with Hachette, HarperCollins and Simon & Schuster in the e-books antitrust litigation. This means that the three settling publishers are required to terminate all of their agency agreements and any agreement that restricts an e-book retailer’s discretion over pricing as soon as allowed under contract, typically, on 30 days’ notice.

Read More
30 Aug

IndieCommerce Institute to Feature ABA's New E-Book Program

Following this week's announcement of the e-book agreement between the American Booksellers Association and Kobo, ABA has announced that the upcoming IndieCommerce Institute (ICI) -- set for Thursday, September 13 -- will feature a special plenary focusing on the new ABA/Kobo e-book program.

Read More
30 Aug

ABA and Kobo Join Forces to Offer Indie Bookstores E-reading Solution

This week, the American Booksellers Association and Kobo, a leader in eReading with more than 10 million registered users worldwide, announced a new partnership to bring Kobo’s eReading platform to independent bookstores across the United States.

Read More
29 Aug

ABA to Offer E-Books Session at NAIBA Conference

ABA will be at the September 28 - 30 New Atlantic Independent Booksellers Association Fall Conference to share the latest details on Kobo, the new e-book solution for member stores, meet with booksellers about their concerns, and provide updates on association programs and initiatives.

Read More
23 Aug

ABA to Offer E-Books Session at MPIBA Trade Show

ABA will be at this fall’s Mountains & Plains Independent Booksellers Association trade show to offer educational programming, meet with booksellers about their concerns, and share updates on ABA’s programs and initiatives.

Read More
23 Aug

DOJ Urges Court to Enter Final Judgment in E-Book Settlement

On Wednesday, August 22, the Department of Justice filed a reply memorandum with the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York in which it dismissed arguments made in the latest round of filings regarding the proposed e-book pricing settlement with Hachette, HarperCollins, and Simon & Schuster.

Read More
22 Aug

Upcoming E-Book Promos

The IndieCommerce Publisher Promotions page has been updated with two promotions starting September 1.

Read More
15 Aug

New E-Book Promos

Three promotions, underway now, were added to the IndieCommerce Publisher Promotions page this week.

Read More
08 Aug

New & Upcoming E-Book Promos

Recently added to the IndieCommerce Publisher Promotions page are birthday promotions for Charles Bukowski and Georgette Heyer and a free YA suspense sampler.

Read More
31 Jul

ABA and B&N Seek to File Joint Amicus Brief in DOJ Suit Regarding Agency Model

On July 31, the American Booksellers Association and Barnes & Noble filed a motion petitioning the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York to allow them to submit an amicus brief in regard to the Department of Justice's' (DOJ) proposed consent decree affecting publishers' pricing of e-books and the agency model.

Read More
26 Jul

New & Upcoming E-Book Promos

The IndieCommerce Publisher Promotions page has been updated this week with two promotions underway now or starting soon.

Read More
23 Jul

DOJ Unmoved by Public Comments

On Monday, July 23, the Department of Justice posted the 868 public comments received during the comment period for the proposed consent decree with three of the five publishers involved in its civil suit regarding the agency model. Also posted on the DOJ website was the government’s response to the public comments.

Read More

Pages

About ABA

The American Booksellers Association, a national not-for-profit trade organization, works with booksellers and industry partners to ensure the success and profitability of independently owned book retailers, and to assist in expanding the community of the book.

Independent bookstores act as community anchors; they serve a unique role in promoting the open exchange of ideas, enriching the cultural life of communities, and creating economically vibrant neighborhoods.

Contact

PRESS CONTACT: Dan Cullen (dan@bookweb.org)

MEMBER and MEMBERSHIP INQUIRIES: info@bookweb.org

INDIECOMMERCE: staff@bookweb.org

ALL OTHER INQUIRIES: info@BookWeb.org

 

 

Copyright 2019 American Booksellers Association. BookWeb is a registered trademark of ABA.
Privacy Policy, Cookie Policy, Accessibility Statement