Createspace Independent Publishing Platform - Amazon.com, Inc., doing business as Amazon (/ ˈ æ m ə ˌ z ɒ n /), is an American electronic commerce and cloud computing company based in Seattle, Washington, that was founded by Jeff Bezos on July 5, 1994. The tech giant is the largest Internet retailer in the world as measured by revenue and market capitalization, and second largest after Alibaba Group in terms of total sales.. Ingram Book Group is the largest distributor and wholesaler of books in the United States. Founded in 1964, the company also owns Lightning Source, a print and fulfilment company with facilities throughout the world.In the summer of 2013, Ingram launched a dedicated publishing platform for small publishers.. Amazon's Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) is a fast, easy and free way for authors and publishers to keep control and publish their books worldwide on the Kindle and Kindle reading apps..
I’m working on this, Leigh. In the meantime, I can report that Amazon’s transfer of print-on-demand services to KDP (Kindle Direct Publishing), while relatively seamless for authors who have published books through Createspace, seems to have created some havoc behind the scenes..