01 Feb '13, 8am

Digitimes Research: Entrance to Japan e-book market may be good for Amazon in the long term

Digitimes Research: Entrance to Japan e-book market may be good for Amazon in the long term Hana Hu, DIGITIMES Research, Taipei [Friday 1 February 2013] After several years of negotiations with local publishers, Amazon finally entered Japan's e-book market with its Kindle devices and Kindle Store in October 2012, but e-book prices have revealed that the company's pricing strategy is actually controlled by the publishers as they are the same as those of other e-book platforms in Japan, according to Digitimes Research senior analyst Hana Hu. Since publishers in Japan adopt strict rules over their book prices, Amazon is likely to have been forced to give up its strategy used in the US and Europe where the company makes special deals with publishers to sell content at entry low prices, in exchange for a smooth entrance into the Japan market. The strict price controls are also ...

Full article: http://www.digitimes.com/news/a20130131PD210.html

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