February 1, according to foreign media reports, Amazon Sunday said that when it was still believed to be priced at 14.99 U.S. dollars e-book is "unnecessarily high", it will have to yield to the requirements of Macmillan to Zambia Mason has always been a higher price of 9.99 U.S. dollars to sell its electronic version of the book.
Amazon e-book price because of the dispute from its Web site suspension of sales of books Macmillan announced after the Notice. McMillan and other book publishers asking Amazon on its Web site to improve e-books selling price. However, Amazon has withstood more than 9.99 U.S. dollars to its position of a price too high - continues today.
"We have agreed to suspend the sale of goods of all Macmillan express our strong differences and the seriousness of our differences," Amazon said in a statement. "We want you to know that eventually we will have to yield and accept the conditions for Macmillan because Macmillan had a patent of their own products, even if we consider it unnecessary to high-priced e-book we are going to provide them to you . "
Macmillan Books will eventually return to the Amazon site. And the best-selling book and the hardcover version of the electronic version of the Amazon, will be charged from 12.99 to 14.99 U.S. dollars. No time limit for change, but in the Sunday afternoon, McMillan's best-selling - including Jeffrey Eugenides's "Middlesex," Ismail Biya's "experience of a long road," and Michael Chabon's "kavalier & clay amazing adventure" - is still only through Amazon's third-party Web site can not be purchased directly from Amazon.
Amazon's statement hinted that it was in a precarious position. On the one hand, it wants to be known as the low-cost consumer e-book distributor. On the other hand, if it does not deal with major book publishers, they braved the only choice to provide consumers with a limited commodity risk.
Now, Amazon said in a statement, "Amazon customers will decide whether or not they think paid for the best-selling e-books 14.99 U.S. dollars is reasonable."