Printed from http://www.electronista.com

Amazon removes 5,000 IPG Kindle titles after disagreement

updated 02:20 pm EST, Wed February 22, 2012

Amazon pulls 5,000 IPG e-books over argument

Amazon has taken almost 5,000 Kindle e-books from distributor Independent Publishers Group (IPG) off its web store after a disagreement between the two on renewal terms. IPG wouldn't agree to Amazon's new terms, and was warned of the consequences, IPG President Mark Suchomel told PaidContent. The distributor's offer to Amazon is the same it has been in the past, but Amazon reportedly wanted more.

Suchomel said all other retailers continue to buy IPG titles, with Amazon being the sole exception. Publishers that are clients of IPG are said to support the distributor's decision not to give in to Amazon's demands and give more profit margin away.

Chicago-based IPG provides marketing, sales, and distribution of books from nearly 400 publishers. Print versions remain available for purchase on Amazon's online store, and other stores continue to offer the e-books.



By Electronista Staff
Post tools:

TAGS :

toggle

Comments

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

toggle

Most Popular

Sponsor

Recent Reviews

ActvContent Sync Smartband

Smartbands of all sorts are hitting the market. Some build on the buzz around fitness trackers, while others offer simpler features fo ...

RocketStor 6324L Thunderbolt 2 eSATA bridge

Like it or not, the shift to Thunderbolt is underway. The connection is extremely flexible, allowing for video and data to co-habitate ...

Patriot Stellar Boost XT 64GB USB 3.0 drive

A vast selection of USB memory sticks means that consumers can often find exactly the size drive they need in a configuration that can ...

Sponsor

toggle

Most Commented

 
toggle

Popular News