dakuma - 11:10 pm on Mar 23, 2007 (gmt 0)
I see this as a smart move. Going online will save them money in many ways, wages, rent, land tax etc. Books are one thing I do buy online regularly, and unlike other products, I don't really need to hold the book in my hand before I'm willing to buy. It just makes sense to me, they either make a change or risk going bankrupt losing that kind of money. I'm sure they have some idea of just how many books Amazon is moving on a daily basis helping them make their decision.