Tag Archives: Amazon

Books and Booksellers

A few weeks ago I presented at a Booksellers Association arranged event, The Independent Booksellers Forum on Creative Collaboration for Healthy High Streets. I had been invited to talk about what is going on in retailing , the Portas review … Continue reading

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Amazonia

Sometimes words are difficult to find, so here are some figures to discuss $34.2 bn – Amazon’s sales in FY 2010 $1.497 bn – Amazon’s pre-tax income/profit in FY 2010 £8.8 mn – Scottish Government/Enterprise grants to Amazon to move … Continue reading

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