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Hachette and Amazon reach e-book deal after 6-month dispute
Hachette and Amazon reach e-book deal after 6-month dispute

Hachette and Amazon have reached a deal over e-books and print sales, the two companies announced Thursday. They have been locked in an unusually public dispute over pricing since May. While the new e-book terms will not take effect until early 2015, the settlement was reached in time for Hachette books to return to Amazon's digital shelves in time for the Christmas shopping season. "Amazon and Hachette will immediately resume normal trading, and Hachette books will be prominently featured in promotions," they said in a joint statement. Representatives from both sides weighed in. Amazon's vice president for Kindle, David Naggar, said, "We are pleased with...

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