Leading U.K. E-Tailer Prepares To Launch And Learn About Ebooks

April 2001
Book Publishing Report;04/09/2001, Vol. 26 Issue 15, p7
Trade Publication
Reports that WHSmith.co.uk plans to form a partnership with Microsoft Corp. to launch an electronic books store in fall 2001. Potential of the electronic books market; Collaboration with publishers to amass titles for the store; Availability of titles in Microsoft Reader format; British book industry's awareness of lackluster response consumer electronic books have evoked in the United States.


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