- AMAZON FRANCE CHIEF EXECUTIVE Xavier Garambois said prices of e-books should be 30% to 40% lower than those for print. A bill that will determine who sets e-book prices is working its way through the French parliament.
- WILL ELECTRONIC BOOK SALES climb to 15% to 20% of the market by 2015? That’s what a recent French study by Bain & Co. claims. The study says tablets such as the iPad will account for about two-thirds to three-quarters of total sales, while e-readers will account for the remainder. The study was conducted among 3,000 people in six countries: France, Germany, Japan, Korea, the United Kingdom, and the United States.