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In: Uncategorized30 Dec 2000
Falling Prices at Amazon
"Amazon.com Outlet is officially launched. Absent the physical distance afforded to traditional retailers in separating their full price and cut rate branded stores, Amazon has to be a one-stop, catchall shop. The fact that the company is going beyond its own stale inventory to stock the new store with cutouts and closeouts is interesting. Actually, it might be the catalyst to propel margins to acceptable levels if it affords the online giant the opportunity to raise prices elsewhere."
After the recent introduction of prominent used-books listings, Amazon is now trying this.
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