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Amazon Accused Of 'Bullying' Smaller UK Publishers

Posted at 7:53AM Friday 27 Jun 2014

Amazon is facing a battle with UK publishers as it seeks to secure more advantageous terms in its latest round of contract negotiations.

The web giant wants the right to print books itself if publishers fail to provide adequate stock, and wants publishers to match any pricing deals it offers to other distributers.

One mid-sized firm accused Amazon of "bullying," and warned that the company was destroying the industry.

Now the BBC are covering the 'Amazon' story

CMI: Are Amazon chiefs alienating the books industry?




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