BRUSSELS, March 5- France and Luxembourg lost their battle to apply reduced VAT rates to ebooks on Thursday when a top European court agreed with EU regulators that only paper books qualified for lower taxes. EU rules allow member states to set lower rates of value-added tax on printed books but the European Commission decided two years ago that the 5.5 percent...» Read More
There's a potentially huge marketplace being born for second-hand digital content, but can it can survive the challenges to its existence.
F. Scott Fitzgerald didn't get much for film payments Here's what he got in 1926.
Now the novel is dividing the nation's booksellers with dueling paperback editions: the original enigmatic blue cover and a flashy version with Leonardo DiCaprio front and center.
Even the best leaders make big communication mistakes including peppering their pep talks with metrics. YAWN!
Smart leaders may become wise leaders when they have the foresight or courage to make unpopular and counter-intuitive decisions.
"Mickey Mouse wants to know if you would like this big, fresh box of popcorn." The power of free popcorn, a lesson from Disney University.
Did you just stick your foot in your mouth? It's all too easy to commit a social faux pas when doing business in a foreign country. Here are some tips for keeping it classy.
This author was recently out of work and out of hope, but in his new book he shares his real-life advice on how to find a job when it seems hopeless.
The author identifies the most common sacred cows at work and reveals how to overcome the dangerous behaviors that masquerade as virtues.
In her new book, this author offers five ways to help you to innovate everything from personal problem solving to entrepreneurial aspirations to tackling larger, more complex global issues.
In these trying times - inspiring loyalty will help you get the most out of your team and lay the foundation for lasting success, says this author.
Sheryl Sandberg helped build Facebook into a multibillion-dollar company. Now, she wants to build a new women's movement. USAToday reports.
Hey Fat Cats, time to shape up! Far too often, C-levels get too comfortable and completely disregard the possibility of getting fired.
After years of international research, this author found that hopeful employees are happier at work, more engaged and get this - a whopping 14% more productive.
Whether we are making plans for the office or for our personal lives, subtle forces can sidetrack us from our carefully laid plans and derail our decisions, says this author.
The authors say we're now in the "Relationship Era" where brands and companies needs to cultivate values and connections.
John Tinker, Maxim Group analyst, discusses the founder's buyout bid for the bookstore, and the outlook on the Nook media business.
Alan Lafley, Procter & Gamble former chairman & CEO, reveals the lessons he learned from the corner office in his new book, "Playing to Win."
Brian Goldner, President & CEO of Hasbro, discusses his company's game plan to build its brand and shows which new toys consumers can expect to see hitting the shelves soon.
It was the right idea that maybe came too late — to rent (rather than sell) textbooks to cash-strapped students. CEO Dan Rosenweig knew it from the start.