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Waterstones And Amazon - Strange Bedfellows

Posted at 6:54AM Friday 25 May 2012

Critics think he is mad, comparing the move to Sainsbury's inviting Tesco to set up shop within its branches. Earlier noises about a partnership between Waterstones and Barnes & Noble, an American bookstore chain with a rival e-reader, could have created competition for Amazon. This deal, by contrast, seems to strengthen the internet giant.

Analysis in The Economist




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