Relief at conclusion of Amazon/HBG battle

The trade has reacted with relief to news that Hachette Book Group (HBG) in the US and Amazon have reached a new multi-year agreement. The agreement, announced yesterday (Thursday 13th November) in a joint statement by the two companies, will give HBG responsibility for setting consumer prices for its ebooks but provide the publisher with "specific financial incentives" to keep that price low. The news has been welcomed by authors and their representatives, although with some caution. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-11-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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