Mounting Losses Plague Online Booksellers, Force New Stock Lows

August 2000
Book Publishing Report;08/07/2000, Vol. 25 Issue 31, p5
Trade Publication
Reports on the decline in the stock prices of online retail giant Amazon.com and bookseller Barnes&Noble.com in August 2000, following the companies' announcement of disappointing 2000 second-quarter results. Amount of losses incurred by Amazon.com and Barnes&Noble.com.


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