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Am TOTALLY bummed when I hear about supposedly smart companies doing something that hurts those that help make their bottom lines. The parable of the scorpion and the frog comes to mind. You know it by heart: Those two critters make a deal to cross the river together–despite the fear on the frog's...
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Even in good economic times, book sales only inch up, or stay stagnant. Revenue increases seem to be tied to jumps in the retail prices of books vs. new buyers, or readers purchasing more (or even more of the same). In England, publisher Hachette has thrown down the gauntlet in the hopes of...