Indie Booksellers Aren't Wild About Selling Kindles for Amazon

Amazon, the Internet retailer whose rise, along with other large chain bookstores, helped spell doom for thousands of independent bookstores, has an audacious proposition. The Seattle-based company wants booksellers and other brick-and-mortar retailers to sell its Kindle e-reader. In return, Amazon is offering bookstores a small profit on Kindle sales, as well as 10 percent of e-books purchased on the devices for the first two years.

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