Is the Agency Model a Clear Case of Price-Fixing Collusion? A Closer Look at the Possibility of Antitrust Action in the Courts

Is the Agency Model a Clear Case of Price-Fixing Collusion? A Closer Look at the Possibility of Antitrust Action in the Courts

By Stephen Windwalker  Copyright © 2010 Kindle Nation Daily Click here to have Kindle Nation Daily pushed directly to your Kindle 24/7 with a subscription to the Kindle edition We learned this week that Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott has begun a preliminary investigation into Apple’s agency model price-fixing deal with five of the Big […]

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Report: Ebooks Accounted for 29% of All First-Week Sales of The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest

Report: Ebooks Accounted for 29% of All First-Week Sales of The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest

Total first-week ebook sales for Steig Larsson’s instant bestseller The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest amounted to nearly 30% of all units sold, according to a report today from Publisher’s Marketplace. The popular subscription-based book industry website’s mid-day newsletter is reporting that “Knopf Doubleday spokesman Paul Bogaards says their internal figures show an approximate […]

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Kindle Nation Daily Free Book Alert for Thursday, June 3: Four New Pre-Orders from MacMillan to Add to Our Comprehensive List of Free Promotional Titles in the Kindle Store!

Four new Tor.com pre-orders from MacMillan to add to our comprehensive list of free promotional titles in the Kindle Store this morning. These appear to be novella-length, and they are set for release next Tuesday, June 8. But don’t delay, because there is no guarantee that the free pre-orders will last that long!    And […]

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Report: Texas Attorney General Probes Agency Model and Apple

Report: Texas Attorney General Probes Agency Model and Apple

Here at Kindle Nation Daily we have suggested several times that the collusive price-fixing scheme known as the “agency model” would sooner or later lead to legal scrutiny. Now we have a report from Publisher’s Marketplace, via Teleread, that “the anti-trust division of the Texas Attorney General’s office has been engaged in its own preliminary […]

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Penguin Group Declares War on Kindle Owners with Bizarre Array of Exorbitant and Nonsensical Kindle Store Prices; Some Are 200-300% Higher; Many Exceed Paperback Prices

Penguin Group Declares War on Kindle Owners with Bizarre Array of Exorbitant and Nonsensical Kindle Store Prices; Some Are 200-300% Higher; Many Exceed Paperback Prices

By Stephen Windwalker, Editor of Kindle Nation – © Kindle Nation Daily 2010 – Originally posted 6.1.2010 The long-delayed march of the Penguins? It wasn’t worth the wait. After its agency price-fixing model co-conspirators came quickly to agreements with Amazon so that their ebook titles would remain in the Kindle Store right through the April […]

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Kindle Nation Daily Free Book Alert for Tuesday, June 1: Four New Additions to Our Comprehensive List of Free Promotional Titles in the Kindle Store!

Four new freebies to begin the month of June in the Kindle Store and give you something to read so that you don’t have to pay those ridiculously high prices that Penguin is trying to force on the citizens of Kindle Nation….   Undercover Lover: Take Me, Lover, Book 2 (Kindle Edition) by Charlene Teglia […]

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Intra-Day Bulletin to Update Kindle Nation Daily Free Book Alert: The Irish Devil and God Don’t Like Ugly

The Irish Devil God Don’t Like Ugly Click here to see today’s complete list of free promotional books for the Kindle and Kindle apps for the iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, BlackBerry, PC, and Mac. Click here (or type “kindle nation daily” in your Kindle’s Kindle Store search field) to have Free Book Alerts pushed directly […]

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Kindle Nation Daily Free Book Alert for Monday, May 31: A Nice Excerpt from Brad Herzog’s new road memoir Turn Left At The Trojan Horse, Home To Italy (#1 in Kindle Erotica), and Dozens More

Kensington Publishing Company has a new Kindle Store freebie this morning: a lengthy excerpt from Brad Herzog’s new road memoir Turn Left At The Trojan Horse. At 936 “locations,” this is over 5 times the length of a Kindle sample, and the full-length book is available for pre-order here until its release on Tuesday. The […]

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More Blood, More Sweat and Another Cup of Tea

Kindle Nation Daily Free Book Alert for Sunday, May 30: Home To Italy (#1 in Kindle Erotica), and Dozens More

Home To Italy (Kindle Edition) by Peter Pezzelli (Author) 3.8 out of 5 stars  (21 customer reviews) 21 Reviews 5 star:  (11) 4 star:  (4) 3 star:  (1) 2 star:  (1) 1 star:  (4) › See all 21 customer reviews… Digital List Price: $11.20  What’s this? Print List Price: $14.00 Kindle Price: $0.00 & includes wireless delivery via […]

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