Are Kindle e-reader sales on the slide?
Waterstones rile Kindle Paperwhite owners with branded screensaver for eReader bought from their store
Customers who have bought Amazon's Kindle Paperwhite eReader from Waterstones bookshops have had their feathers rustled by the inclusion of a static branded screensaver bearing Waterstones branding. Whereas Amazon-bought Paperwhite models have rolling pictorial screensavers that change with every shutdown,…
Amazon Kindle to be sold in Waterstones: rival eReader plans from retailer ditched
Brick-and-mortar bookshop chain Waterstones are to begin selling the Amazon Kindle eReader, turning their back on their initial plan to launch their own rival digital reading device. Waterstones have been going through a significant period of restructuring since being bought…
Waterstone's to launch e-reader Kindle rival
Waterstone's are preparing to launch an e-reader device next spring, according to the company's managing director James Daunt. Inspired by the success of US highstreet bookseller Barnes and Noble and their well-received Nook e-reader, Daunt told Raido 4 that the…
HMV snaps up 50% of online music retailer 7Digital
In some ways this should be no surprise as over the past couple of years 7Digital has been establishing itself as a solid alternative to the likes of iTunes and Amazon, especially by offering tracks as MP3s without any DRM. It has also struck innovative deals with companies like Last FM, Spotify and Songbird.