Religion Pubs Cope with Amazon’s Shifting Priorities

Amazon’s focus on essential items due to the coronavirus crisis has led to significant sales losses for several religion publishers, and many houses are looking to alternate sales channels. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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