Amazon tells customers to shop elsewhere in Hachette row


Row between world’s largest distributor of books and publisher over ebook royalties shows no sign of being resolved: The Guardian

Amazon has advised readers to buy from other retailers after breaking its silence over a high-profile dispute with the publisher Hachette, which has drawn in the British authors Ian Rankin and JK Rowling.

In a post on the Kindle website, Amazon told customers: “If you do need one of the affected titles quickly, we regret the inconvenience and encourage you to purchase a new or used version from one of our third-party sellers or from one of our competitors.”

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