TITLE

Subscriber Exclusive: E-Book Price Watch

PUB. DATE
July 2009
SOURCE
Book Publishing Report;Jul2009, Vol. 34 Issue 7, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article analyzes the pricing trends of electronic book or e-book for Sony Corp. and Amazon.com Inc. It states that Sony and Amazon established generic price points of 11.99 dollars and 9.99 dollars, respectively. It cites the dramatic decline in the average price of the top titles on Amazon as well as a general decrease of Sony's average prices.
ACCESSION #
58657707

 

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