Amazon discounts heavily in response to Overstock promotion

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Amazon discounts heavily in response to Overstock promotion

Jul 29 2013

Amazon's weekend price slashing is apparently in response to an Overstock.com promotion to offer "hundreds of thousands" of books at least "10% off Amazon's book prices." Most of the Amazon prices match to the penny what Overstock is charging, while in other cases they are close--and much higher discounts than Amazon usually offers. Overstock has said it will continue the anti-Amazon promotion "for a limited time" although its website says, "One week only."

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