[LINK] Why people buy books online
david.boxall at hunterlink.net.au
Sat Apr 7 12:01:28 EST 2012
On 7/04/2012 8:55 AM, Jan Whitaker wrote:
> This is crazy. By these figures, you can see why the book stores went
> out of business.
> LONE WOLF
> Jodi Picoult
> Allen& Unwin, 421pp, $39.99
> BigW online price listed as: $16 for paperback (free delivery). These
> other prices are for the hardback edition.
> US price from Amazon: $16, as low as $12 from other sources.
> Kindle: $10
> UK price from Amazon: 12 pounds
> Kindle: 10 pounds
> (interesting comparison between kindle prices in US and UK - hrm....)
> Book depository (free shipping)
> $26 AUD!
> The struck out RRP is $27
And the Hodder & Stoughton paperback is on presale at $7.21, including
delivery, from either the US or the UK (Book Depository)
<http://booko.com.au/products/9781444729023>. But you'll have to wait
almost 6 months. The hard cover is $25.62.
As industries age, they stack on a lot of fat. Excess weight kills
industries, just as it does people.
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| but use a little wine
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