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Latest update : 2013-04-22

French booksellers fight against Amazon

People read less nowadays and this has a direct impact on the book market, which is in decline. But independent booksellers also have to deal with competition from online retailers. With 11% of overall sales in France, the Internet is the only sector of the market showing constant growth.

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2014-11-22 drones

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