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Old 10-10-2012, 07:08 PM   #1
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Simon & Schuster Price Cuts at Amazon?

Anyone else noticing S&S price drops on Amazon? eReader IQ has emailed me three times in the past 12 hours, with all prices dropping from $12.99 to $8.27.
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Old 10-10-2012, 07:12 PM   #2
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The Discounted / Price Dropped ebooks thread in customer discussions at Amazon is filling up with posts of price drops on books from Simon & Schuster. Looks like they've come to terms with Amazon as per the settlement agreement.
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Old 10-10-2012, 07:19 PM   #3
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Interesting, because the titles I received notices on are still showing "This price was set by the publisher" underneath the price.
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Old 10-10-2012, 08:04 PM   #4
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Three items on my list (Catch 22, The Rum Diary, Fahrenheit 451) dropped 28-36%.

Edit: Just looked at Stephen King, a lot of his Scribner books are now $6.46.

Off topic: Anyone else notice Harper Collins rotating their catalog to have a lot of $2.99 books available?
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Old 10-10-2012, 08:28 PM   #5
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When I click on the links from eReader.com, I still see the higher prices at Amazon.
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Old 10-10-2012, 08:30 PM   #6
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When I click on the links from eReader.com, I still see the higher prices at Amazon.
Yea during my shopping spree they started reverting back to their original prices...guess I will stop giving them money.

Wonder what that was all about?
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Old 10-10-2012, 11:39 PM   #7
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Anyone else noticing S&S price drops on Amazon? eReader IQ has emailed me three times in the past 12 hours, with all prices dropping from $12.99 to $8.27.
What is "S&S?"
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Old 10-10-2012, 11:42 PM   #8
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Check the thread title.
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Old 10-11-2012, 03:46 AM   #9
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Wonder if the 30 day no questions asked return policy will be in effect for S&S e-books?
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Old 10-12-2012, 03:13 AM   #10
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You caught me skimming and not paying a lot of attention.
Actually what occurred to me was a chain of cafeterias from back in the past that had the best string beans that anyone could make. Probably unhealthy with the bacon, butter and salt put in them.

S&S Cafeteria.

My wife and I ate dinner (lunch in the South) at an S&S Cafeteria on the first day of our Honeymoon.
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Old 10-13-2012, 12:30 PM   #11
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Old 10-13-2012, 01:20 PM   #12
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And the string bean recipe/honeymoon nostalgia is related to Simon & Schuster how? (I'm just teasing, I actually don't mind. If you moved everything that's off-topic from every thread, there would be very little on this board!)

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Either someone jumped the gun or this was a pricing glitch, since all the prices returned very quickly to where they had been.
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