Supermarket sweep

<p>Supermarkets are changing the book industry</p><p>The news that Sainsbury's aims to double its sales of books, and that Marks&amp;Spencer is trialling a store that will have an increased book stock, will be greeted with mixed feelings in the book industry. Of course, the selling of books in more outlets is welcome. But the growth of the supermarket sector as a bookseller is proving uncomfortable for the industry to accommodate. As every other sector in which they are involved has discovered, supermarkets have a powerful hold on their suppliers, and a dominating effect on their competitor...

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