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Monthly Archives: July 2012

DoJ Reviews Comments, Says E-book Deal to Go Ahead

Publishers Weekly • Jim Milliot • Jul 23, 2012 After receiving 868 comments regarding its proposed settlement with Simon & Schuster, Hachette and HarperCollins in its e-book price fixing lawsuit, the Department of Justice has determined that the proposed “final judgment” provides “an appropriate and effective remedy” for the antitrust violations alleged in its complaint […]


Simon & Schuster to Add QR Codes to Book Jackets

Mashable Business • July 2, 2012 • Lauren Indvik Come fall, the glossy book jackets of every new Simon & Schuster hardcover and trade paperback will feature a QR code in an effort to bolster newsletter signups. Scanning a code will send consumers to an author’s mobile page on S&S’s website. There, they are encouraged […]