Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Wheels and Deals

Murdoch says Macmillan is renegotiating with Amazon now over electronic book pricing.
We don’t like the Amazon model of selling everything at $9.99. They don’t pay us that. They pay us the full wholesale price of $14 or whatever we charge. We think it really devalues books and it hurts all the retailers of the hard cover books.

Major textbook publishers ink iPad deal
Kaplan, Pearson Education, Houghton Mifflin and others have signed a deal with ScollMotion to develop textbook apps and test prep / study guide apps for the iPad.

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