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Simon & Schuster vs. Barnes & Noble

In today's issue of Huffington Post, I have a piece about the pricing and marketing struggle that is going on between the largest chain book retailer still standing and one of the most prestigious publishing companies in the United States. It's a complicated battle, and the stakes are high...

"The current dispute between the book retailer Barnes & Noble and the publisher Simon & Schuster has caused much handwringing and worry among those whose livelihoods depend on such organizations. But the dispute is one that has visited all changing industries fighting a rear-guard action against newer, more visionary competition. Think of the horse-drawn wagon, say, or the eight-track tape..."

I hope you'll take a look.