BOOKS
11/01/2010 02:02 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

Amazon UK Switches To Agency Model For Select Publishers

Amazon.co.uk has moved on to the agency model in the UK with publishers Hachette, HarperCollins and Penguin now setting their own e-book prices. Customers buying an e-book from the Kindle store from any of the three publishers are told: "This price was set by the publisher." A Penguin spokesperson said: "I can confirm we are now on the agency model with Amazon as of today."

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