Amazon’s Tax Woes Hit EU

View of the reception of Amazon Europe Holding Technologies in Luxembourg in this picture taken on November 20, 2012. To match Special Report TAX-AMAZON/   REUTERS/Francois Lenoir (LUXEMBOURG  - Tags: BUSINESS POLITICS) - RTR3B9F8

The past few years have not been kind to Amazon in terms of sales tax. Once various states around the country discovered a veritable cash cow in trying to force Amazon to collect and submit sales taxes, lawsuits sprung up from every corner of the country, with states' attorneys general filing … [Read more...]

Apple has failed the e-Book reader


Apple has quickly become a major player in the smartphone and tablet business. Their devices are everywhere and their constant marketing campaigns always generate buzz. One of the big reasons why people have gravitated towards Apple products was the sheer amount of apps available. Amazon, B&N, … [Read more...]

e-Book Revenue Increased by 11% in the UK


The e-book market in the United States has been fairly stable in the last two years, but in the United Kingdom it is a different story.  The UK Publishers Association is reporting that print revenues dropped 5% to £2.7 billion and e-book revenues rose by 11% to £563 million. This means that e-books … [Read more...]