Simon & Schuster Now Also in Talks with Amazon?

simon and schusterAccording to a report from, Simon & Schuster is now also in talks with Amazon.

This information comes from CBS CEO Les Moonves, who was quoted saying as much and that he met Jeff Bezos. He added that “Amazon has a definite point of view about what should be done in the publishing business” and that it would be interesting to follow along to see what happens.

It’s unclear whether these are the kinds of “talks” that suppliers and retailers (read: publishers and Amazon) have all the time or whether Simon & Schuster is starting the process of negotiating its next contract with Amazon, as Hachette is currently doing now.


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