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Originally posted by Seiko
Maybe this link will help shed some light on the op.
It would seem that traditional book stores, brick and mortar if you will, see amazon's venture into print and e-book sales as a threat to their livelihood.
Originally posted by Jomina
Let me add to my above post by saying, if a company finds itself being placed into a status of irrelevancy because they are unwilling to change their business practices to suit changing times and mindsets, that is their own issue.
It would be, frankly, no big loss.
Originally posted by sheepslayer247
This will blow up in their faces if they are not careful. E-books may be a popular thing right now, but it will never replace the real thing.
Hell, I can't stand to use one of them damned Kindles or whatever they are called. My eyes hurt after about 10 mins....so I read the book the way is was meant to be read.