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How To Counter Amazon

Posted at 8:20AM Wednesday 29 Feb 2012

The aeronautical industry, once dominated by Boeing, managed to develop Airbus. The publishing industry should aspire to create its own "cultural Airbus."

Mike Shatzkin: When will the growth in Amazonís share of the consumer book business stop?

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