Originally Posted by neilmarr
Another grouse I have with Sony this week, though, is that we just signed a contract with Sony to carry our own indie publishing house's full catalogue -- usually about 130 current titles -- and they claim an outrageous 60% sales commission, even though we upload our own files. That level of commission is penal even in brick-and-mortar stores that carry treebook stock.
Not to derail this thread, but did you attempt to negotiate that rate? My company has a 50/50 split with Sony. Of course we do have significantly higher volume (about 1,000 titles in publication).