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The biggest threat to local bookstores? Crazy booksellers and their fanboys

Last week, Amazon tried to train consumers to openly treat local retail stores as showrooms for Amazon merchandise. It was a ballsy but ethically shaky move; I believe customers who participated helped Amazon steal resources and sales from competitors for … Continue reading

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It begins: publishers starting to hike prices on Amazon ebooks

Kindle owners, prepare yourselves. As ebooks grow in market share, you’re going to be hearing a lot of arguments from publishers–all of them deeply suspect–about why they have to price their books higher. If you were around for the whole … Continue reading

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