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Wednesday, October 12, 2005

FEOC: Pricing- WSJ Bestsellers

Books: Wall Street Journal top 15 bestsellers in Fiction, Nonfiction, and Business
Date analyzed: 12 October 2005
Site used: Addall.com
Other: Cheapest book = lowest price after shipping. Books on multiple charts were only counted once. Remember the sole purpose of these tests is to find where the consumer can find each book in the given set the cheapest.


Percentage of queries that returned the cheapest book at
Half...24%
Overstock*...21%
Abebooks...17%
Amazon marketplace...17%
Buy.com*...12%
Alibris...7%
Textbookx...2%
Amazon*...0%

* new books only

Next selection: Harvard University Press titles

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