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Description: Online retailer Amazon.com Inc resumed selling hardcover and paperback books from Macmillan Publishers late on Friday in a sign the two companies are getting closer to resolving a pricing dispute over Macmillan’s electronic books, which remain unavailable on Amazon.

Source: Reuters.com

Date: 02/07/2010

Link: http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE61517220100207

Questions for discussion: 

  • Why would Amazon wish to sell e-books at the lowest price possible?
  • Would it be better to lower the selling price of its Kindle reader and earn more revenues from higher priced e-books? Explain your thinking.

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