Aimee Picchi: ​As Amazon fights Hachette, Walmart seeks to profit

Over on CBS Moneywatch, Aimee Picchi covers the Hachette / Amazon fight again, this time noting that another major company has entered the equation:

In the battle between Amazon and book publisher Hachette, another retailing giant is finding a way to profit.

Walmart (WMT) says its book sales have jumped 70 percent since the dispute erupted between (AMZN) and Hachette over contract terms. With the standoff, Amazon has pulled pre-order buttons for soon-to-be-released books by best-selling authors such as J.K. Rowling and Michael Connelly.

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