Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Element of Style of Self-Publishing

France Banned Free Shipping, So Amazon Now Charges One Cent

one euro cent
“This past October, French lawmakers decided it was time to show Amazon who’s boss. Frustrated by Amazon’s fast and cheap book-selling model, which poses a threat to France’s healthy ecosystem of indie bookstores, politicians banded together to approve a bill that prohibited Jeff Bezos’ company and other online retailers from shipping discounted books for free.” Far be it from Amazon to break the law …
Via Slate