Amazon sells from Wednesday books and e-readers in the Netherlands




Amazon begins Wednesday with the sale of books and e-readers in the Netherlands. This puts the US shop after years of rumors for the first time on the Dutch market. Or other goods will also be in Amazon’s online store, is still unknown.

Amazon Netherlands The price of Dutch e-books will not be far below those of other providers, say spokesmen for the company in an article on which the store plans unfold for the Dutch market. The publishers and authors will be able to determine prices. This sends Amazon unlike homeland the United States not to conflict with publishers because of the price.

Amazon will Besides books also sell its Kindle line of e-readers in the Netherlands. The cheapest version will be 59 euros, while the White Paper will be temporary 109 euro and then 129 euro. The flagship Kindle Voyage will be on sale from 189 euros. Amazon notes that the price may vary slightly depending on the country from which the Kindles sends.

It is unknown whether Amazon will also put other products in its Dutch webshop, which would compete with countless other online stores. Currently Amazon distributes orders of Dutch foreign versions of Amazon already from Dutch distribution.

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