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Book Prices

The Apple Conundrum

Nancy K. Humphreys | Posted 07.08.2012 | Business
Nancy K. Humphreys

If the Justice Department prevails over Apple on behalf of Amazon, it will mark the end of books as we now love them, and it will mark the beginning of monopoly for Amazon, Walmart, and every other megastore that undercuts its competitors by lowball pricing.

Kindle Books: Does Low Price Mean Low Quality?

Reno Charlton | Posted 06.17.2012 | Books
Reno Charlton

They say you should never judge a book by its cover -- it is also important to never judge a book by its price.

Are eBooks Too Cheap?

| Posted 05.23.2012 | Books

By Melissa Foster for IndieReader There’s a lot of controversy circulating throughout the publishing industry about the pricing of ebooks, and i...

Borders Australia Steps Up Competition With Amazon, Offers All Books For Less Than Bookselling Giant

itnews.com | Neerav Bhatt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Dave Fenlon CEO of Borders Australia parent company REDgroup retail said Borders would offer a price guarantee that printed books would always be "che...

Target Joins Walmart Vs. Amazon Price Wars

AP | ANNE D'INNOCENZIO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

NEW YORK — Target Corp. has thrown itself into a heated price war on books expected to be top sellers. The Minneapolis-based discounter said Mo...

Wal-Mart: "If There's Going to be a Wal-Mart of the Web, It Can Be Amazon"

Steve Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Steve Ross

Where will this pricing war end? Is it in anyone's interests besides the consumers? At what price should inexpensive hardcovers reasonably come -- at the expense of the author's income?