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Wal-Mart to stop selling Amazon Kindles

0. phoneArena 20 Sep 2012, 13:04 posted on

Following an announcement from Target earlier this year, Wal-Mart communicated in a memo to store managers that the mega-retailer would not sell Amazon tablets...

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posted on 20 Sep 2012, 13:06 5

1. jmoita2 (Posts: 930; Member since: 23 Dec 2011)

Just like in the case of Target, I smell Apple trickery behind this one...

posted on 20 Sep 2012, 14:27 7

4. Mxyzptlk (unregistered)

This article has nothing to do with apple. Don't stir the pot

posted on 20 Sep 2012, 14:41 3

5. Non_Sequitur (Posts: 1111; Member since: 16 Mar 2012)

I agree.
Sad to see the Kindle Fire go, though. :(

posted on 20 Sep 2012, 17:25 1

8. hobble (Posts: 130; Member since: 11 Oct 2011)

True fact: Many Target stores will be getting mini-apple stores inside them.

posted on 20 Sep 2012, 19:35

10. Mxyzptlk (unregistered)

True yet pointless as it doesn't relate to the article.

posted on 20 Sep 2012, 13:21 4

2. downphoenix (Posts: 3165; Member since: 19 Jun 2010)

Amazon has been doing a good job with disrupting existing retail practices. They have been pissing off a lot of companies lately. Nintendo is one such example, they havent officially sold the 3DS for a year now, and are not slated to carry the Wii U either. And honestly, it doesnt really benefit amazon for being a retailer of products like this, when its more profitable to sell their own products. The margins for retailers for items like these are very small.

posted on 20 Sep 2012, 13:24 3

3. jeroome86 (Posts: 1930; Member since: 12 Apr 2012)

The schemers trying to controll their little world

posted on 20 Sep 2012, 14:42 2

6. InspectorGadget80 (unregistered)

People are going to be piss & upset and i know it cause i work in the electronics dept. then i'm going to get why u don't sell KINDLE FIRE any more? Then I'll say you can only get it online if it's still their then I'll say it's because of APPLE. 199$ is a price seller we sell lots of kindles every other day. and NO on doesn't wants to spend 400-600$ on a tablet.

posted on 20 Sep 2012, 15:27

7. downphoenix (Posts: 3165; Member since: 19 Jun 2010)

It has nothing to do with Apple. It has to do with Walmart and Amazon being competitors, not Apple and Amazon.

posted on 20 Sep 2012, 17:59

9. -box- (Posts: 3991; Member since: 04 Jan 2012)

We'll just see what happens with Windows RT and 8 tablets.

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