32 Facts About Amazon Publishing

1. Amazon Publishing seemed shocked that the masses were not doing cartwheels in the streets after it selected the Long Island City neighborhood for a new complex to employ 25,000.

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2. Amazon Publishing introduced several new templates geared toward bloggers, businesses, preachers and teachers.

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3. On 28 March 2017, Amazon Publishing confirmed it would be acquiring Souq.

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4. Amazon Publishing might have been able to tamp down the opposition.

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5. Amazon Publishing announced in September 2017 its plans to create a second headquarters satrapy somewhere in North America to share responsibilities with Seattle.

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6. In 2017, Pollock got reports of Amazon Publishing selling counterfeit copies of Python for Kids, a popular children's introduction to programming, and four other No Starch titles.

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7. Amazon Publishing enables users to create their own Skill Blueprints using its dedicated blueprints.

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8. Amazon Publishing is Amazon's book publishing unit launched in 2009.

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9. Amazon Publishing does not accept unsolicited original manuscripts at this time.

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10. Amazon Publishing Crossing is focusing on translated works; science-fiction and fantasy are the domain of 47North; Skyscape offers teen and YA books.

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11. Amazon Publishing is famous for their continuous efforts to reduce prices of ebooks.

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12. Amazon Publishing offered to connect Washington County with other Amazon government customers interested in Rekognition and a body camera manufacturer.

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13. In May 2018, Amazon Publishing threatened the Seattle City Council over an employee head tax proposal that would have funded houselessness services and low-income housing.

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14. In 2013, Amazon Publishing secured a US$600 million contract with the CIA, which poses a potential conflict of interest involving the Bezos-owned The Washington Post and his newspaper's coverage of the CIA.

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15. In most countries where Amazon Publishing operates, a sales tax or value added tax is uniform throughout the country, and Amazon is obliged to collect it from all customers.

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16. Amazon Publishing was sourcing and selling items without properly determining if they are genuine.

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17. In December 2011, Amazon Publishing faced a backlash from small businesses for running a one-day deal to promote its new Price Check app.

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18. Amazon Publishing has cooperated with around 130 publishers to allow users to perform these searches.

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19. In 2010, Amazon Publishing was reported as being the largest single source of Internet consumer reviews.

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20. Amazon Publishing allows users to submit reviews to the web page of each product.

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21. Amazon Publishing is building out its logistics in trucking and air freight to potentially compete with UPS and FedEx.

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22. On January 31, 2008, Amazon Publishing announced it would buy Audible for about $300 million.

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23. In November 2018, Amazon Publishing reached an agreement with Apple Inc to sell selected products through the service, via the company and selected Apple Authorized Resellers.

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24. In November 2013, Amazon Publishing announced a partnership with the United States Postal Service to begin delivering orders on Sundays.

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25. In 2001, Amazon Publishing entered into a similar agreement with Borders Group, under which Amazon would co-manage Borders.

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26. Amazon Publishing is the most valuable public company in the world ahead of Apple and Alphabet.

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27. Amazon Publishing said "Becoming" enjoyed the longest streak at No 1 for any book since "Fifty Shades of Grey" came out in 2012.

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28. Amazon Publishing has no reason to be kicking lots and lots of people off.

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29. In March, 2014, Amazon Publishing opened a German-language department based in Munich under the direction of publisher Sarah Tomashek.

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30. In October 2013, Amazon Publishing announced a new weekly digital literary magazine called Day One.

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31. In January 2013, Amazon Publishing announced two children's and young adult imprints.

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32. In June 2012, Amazon Publishing purchased Avalon Books, a small 62-year-old publisher that specializes in romance and mysteries with a back-list of around 3,000 titles.

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