UK trade welcomes Amazon probe

The trade has welcomed the European Commission’s investigation into Amazon’s ebook business, with publishers, agents and booksellers calling for a fairer digital marketplace for books.  Richard Mollet, c.e.o of The Publishers Association, added: “For some time now we have been calling on competition authorities to look in to the imbalance in the book retail market. Today’s announcement from the Commission is therefore a welcome development.” Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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