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Canada’s largest book distributor now bankrupt

February 3rd, 2011 · Uncategorized

H.B. Fenn filed for bankruptcy today. Normally I wouldn’t comment on a book distributor (they don’t seem to handle ebooks), but they released a statement today which said they had:

encountered significant financial challenges due to the loss of distribution lines, shrinking margins and the significant shift to e-books, all of which have significantly reduced the company’s revenues.

Yeah. Right. [Read more →]

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New ebook distributor launched – BookBaby

January 12th, 2011 · press release

From the press release:

BookBaby throws open the doors to the electronic publishing and distribution world for independent authors, offering the highest pay-out rate for eBook distribution in the industry. Authors will receive 100% of their net sales revenue – paid weekly – generated through all BookBaby’s retailer network, including all the major retailers including Amazon, Apple, Barnes & Noble, and Sony, and soon, Google. [Read more →]

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SmiZona.com – new digital magazine distributor

April 27th, 2010 · ebookstore news

I just came across another digital magazine retailer in the Ukraine and Russia. They have about 200 titles on their site, and you can buy both individual issues and subscriptions.

You can read up to 10 pages of an issue free, and the pages displayed match the print layout. Besides current magazines, they also offer an archive of hard to find out of print journal.

SmiZona.com via The eBook

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