Amazon, Big Five Publishers Face Another Lawsuit

On March 25, 2021, the Seattle-based law firm Hagens Berman filed another class action lawsuit against Amazon, HarperCollins, Hatchette, MacMillan, Simon & Schuster, and Penguin Random House claiming a conspiracy to restrain price competition in the print and online print trade book market. This is the second lawsuit, the first, filed in January,  claiming price-fixing in the digital market.

For more information: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/publisher-news/article/85909-amazon-big-five-publishers-face-yet-another-antitrust-suit-from-booksellers.html

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