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The American Book Association has hitched its wagon to the Just Say No to Amazon campaign. The American Booksellers Association is the latest to weigh in on Amazon’s publishing program following the decision by Barnes & Noble, Books-A-Million, and Indigo Books not to carry their titles. Today the organization’s for-profit subsidiary, IndieCommerce, began […]

It’s Getting Hot in Here, ABA Says No More Amazon



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Well it looks like the rumors are true. Amazon plans to open a retail store in Seattle. The store will serve as a model for any future Amazon stores and will feature high-end products (i.e. Kindle Fire) and yes, their Amazon’s book titles. This makes sense when you consider Amazon’s […]

Amazon to open Apple-Like Retail Store



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Rumors are re-circulating that Amazon will open brick-and-mortals stores. Ever saw the movie You Got Mail where Tom Hank’s character basically destroys Meg Ryan’s character’s book store business within months of opening his Mega Book Store. Now imagine what could happen if Amazon opens stores nationwide? If this is true, watch […]

Amazon To Open Brick-and-Mortar Stores?