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Waterstones & Amazon: Not A Bad Idea

Posted at 8:59AM Tuesday 22 May 2012

The value of inaction is often underestimated and right now when the ebook retail and distribution space is changing rapidly and requires such a huge investment, this move brings revenue, options but most crucially of all, time to just see what happens while rebuilding the core bookselling business.

Eoin Purcell being contrarian . . .




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