[LINK] Competition begins
scott at doc.net.au
Tue Jun 22 11:24:36 EST 2010
Competition indeed - it took Amazon less than 3 hours to drop prices on the
Kindle to $189, thus undercutting the Nook.
Borders new Kobo, at $149 without wifi, is starting to look very over-priced
only a few weeks after it was released - and before they even get around to
opening their ebook store.
On Mon, Jun 21, 2010 at 6:09 PM, Jan Whitaker <jwhit at janwhitaker.com> wrote:
> Publishers Lunch:
> >eNews: Nook Drops Price, Adds Inexpensive Model
> >With Father's Day buying finished, Barnes & Noble is dropping the
> >list price on the original model of their nook ereader to $199 and
> >has launched a model that connects via wifi instead of 3G priced at $149.
> >They have released another software update as well (version 1.4) and
> >nook owners now have access to free wifi on AT&T's "entire nationwide
> >The company says online orders for the new model "will begin
> >shipping this week" and they "expect [it] will be in-stock in select
> >Barnes & Noble and Best Buy stores for immediate purchase later this
> >month and rolling out to all stores later this summer."
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