Friday, November 14, 2014

Amazon and Hachette Resolve Dispute - NYTimes.com

Amazon business as usual

"James L. McQuivey, a Forrester analyst, said that if Hachette won in the short term, it would be a different story in the long run.

“Hachette got Amazon to allow them to control pricing while also cutting the amount of money Amazon takes if the publisher does engage in discounts, which appears like a victory,” the analyst said. “But in the end this all cements Amazon’s ultimate long-term role in this business, which will only put Hachette right back in this situation every time they are up for renegotiation.” "
Amazon and Hachette Resolve Dispute - NYTimes.com
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