France Sets Delivery Fee for Online Book Sales to Help Stores Compete With Amazon

PARIS—France plans to impose a minimum delivery fee of 3 euros ($2.93) for online book orders of less than 35 euros to level the playing field for independent bookstores struggling to compete against e‑commerce giants, the government said on Friday.A 2014 French law already prohibits free book deliveries, but Amazon and other vendors such as Fnac have circumvented this by …

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