Discount Offered by Amazon.de Ruled Unfair

Feb 14, 2003

Posted by Melissa Anelli

Amazon.com Inc.’s German unit has been ordered by a local court to stop advertising that it will sell the latest Harry Potter book at a discount because it harms competition. The ruling of the Hamburg court followed a complaint by German book publisher Carlsen Verlag Gmbh, which owns the German rights to the English-language version of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. (From Bloomberg.)





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