Simon & Schuster Strikes Amazon Deal Reviving Agency Ebook Pricing

This post has been updated with new information. Simon & Schuster has reached a multi-year distribution agreement with Amazon, according to reports today by the Wall Street Journal and Business Insider. Neither Amazon nor Simon & Schuster have publicly announced …

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Simon & Schuster Has a New Deal With Amazon, Other Retailers

Simon & Schuster may have finally signed a new ebook retail agreement with Amazon and other retailers according to an analysis by Digital Book World. If the analysis proves true, Simon & Schuster will be the third out of three major publishers that settled an ebook price-fixing case with the Department of Justice to fulfill its legal obligation to sign new contracts with ebook retailers.