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I don’t know about the bookstore industry specifically, but stocking fees are pretty common in the retail business (at least in the US).
If the store gets 40% of the sale price, with a guaranteed minimum of $35 over 6 months, then that sounds reasonable. After all, it costs them money to provide you with shelf space, whether your book sells or not. But 40% PLUS the $35 seems unfair. To me. It seems like they don't want to run any risk of your book being a flop, but they also want to ...
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