Amazon will shutter its Kindle e-bookstore in China next year which has caused some discontent amongst its adherents. On June 10, Jiangsu Consumers Council in China called on Amazon to address consumer concerns.
ByteDance's Douyin has tested a functional channel called "Novel" on the homepage of its tablet app, allowing users to select e-books that can be read on the platform.
Amazon will shut its Kindle e-bookstore in China next year, according to a statement posted to its official WeChat account on Thursday. The Kindle China e-bookstore will stop selling digital products from June 30 next year, the firm said, although customers will be able to continue downloading any purchased books for one year beyond that. […]
While Kindle has failed to profit from its existing customers through the Kindle store, the web novel market is also a territory hard for Amazon, as a U.S company, to enter.