Amazon Stalls Hachette Shipments

shutterstock_76688356According to the publisher, Amazon is delaying the shipment of some of Hachette’s biggest titles.

So far the issue has not impacted ebooks. A Hachette spokesperson told the New York Times on Thursday that the e-tailer is slowing the fulfillment of certain orders “for reasons of their own.”

The move could be a hardball negotiating tactic of the kind imputed to Amazon in the past. Not everyone is convinced that’s the explanation this time around, though (The Digital Reader).


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