Now IndieCommerce — the feeble crutch supporting dying independent print booksellers — has announced it won’t offer print books published by Amazon.
This follows the lead of Barnes & Noble and others earlier.
And Jeff Bezos cackles with glee:
See, Bezos doesn’t have to grab everything. With this move, he makes certain Amazon has exclusivity due to everyone else’s refusal to carry.
Bookselling: Looking out for itself, not its customers. Again!