Is Amazon asking independent bookstores to sell Kindles?

Some independent booksellers say they've received calls from someone claiming to be an Amazon staff member, asking if they'd be interested in selling Kindle e-readers. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-06-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon is selling Kindles at Black Friday prices

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Amazon's Source program invites indie stores to sell Kindles

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Amazon offers physical bookstores a cut of Kindle ebook sales, and just enough rope

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Amazon's Kindle Worlds will allow writers to sell fan fiction

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