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Waterstone's Kindle rival coming in 2012

Waterstone's Kindle rival coming in 2012

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On the same day in May earlier this year that it was announced that HMV had agreed the sale of Waterstone's to Russian billionaire Alexander Mamut for £53 million, after coming under increasing pressure by online retail rivals such as Amazon, Play and... >>

Rival online retailers force HMV to sell Waterstone's

Rival online retailers force HMV to sell Waterstone's

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HMV has agreed the sale of its Waterstone's bookstore business to Russian billionaire Alexander Mamut for £53 million under increasing pressure by online retail rivals such as Amazon, Play and iTunes. With debts of around £170 million, and an expectation... >>

iRiver Cover Story wheels in Wi-Fi and Waterstones ebook store

iRiver Cover Story wheels in Wi-Fi and Waterstones ebook store

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iRiver has rolled out the Wi-Fi version of its touchscreen Cover Story ebook reader. The model (EB05W) adds to the Cover Story lineup, which also includes the EB05 offline version. The iRiver Cover Story range marks a move away from the Kindle-esque keyboard... >>

DSGi, Argos report drop in sales

DSGi, Argos report drop in sales

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UK retailers are adding to the downturn gloom with more miserable financial results. DSGi's decline appears to be continuing while Homebase, Waterstones, Argos, Halfords and Clinton Cards have reported drops in sales too. Like-for-like sales at Currys... >>

PHOTO: Sony Reader in red

PHOTO: Sony Reader in red

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Here's a pic of Sony's special edition red Reader that will come pre-loaded in the States with the new ebook reading software. Here in the UK, the Reader has gone on pre-order for £199 at Waterstones. >>

Sony Reader to get UK launch

Sony Reader to get UK launch

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Beating Amazon's Kindle to the UK market, Sony has announced the launch of its new Reader that will go on sale in Britain in conjunction with Waterstones. The second-gen gadget from Sony, the PRS-505 Reader is smaller than a hardback, has memory to store... >>