Burying the Hachette At Last
November 13, 2014
Amazon and Hachette (in this country of Little, Brown and Grand Central fame), have finally reached an agreement after many months of dispute over ebook pricing and sales terms. There are no details, but the report sounds like this is a compromise – keeping higher payments to authors while allowing something more like agency pricing again. This is all about the direct consumer market, but stability in the ebook world is probably a good thing for everyone that needs to monitor demand.