Originally Posted by Top100EbooksRank
Stores don't have to compete with discount.
Manufacturers win. Retailers win. Customers lose.
Define lose. Personally I would see lots of different retailers existing as a good thing. It would allow specialisation of the same kind that we used to have in real shops in the UK before we got conned into thinking "competition" was good for consumers. Look how that one ended. A handful of books in grocery shops to choose from. But as long as they're cheap, yeah?