One publisher dumped Amazon and had its best revenue year ever
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Amazon has been in a heated battle with the publisher Hachette for a few months now, and the general consensus is that Amazon has very little to lose while Hachette has a quite a bit to lose a relationship with the biggest seller of books, to be specific. Modern life without Amazon has always sounded like a big problem for any publisher, but apparently that’s not the case for all of them. In a big profile today, Business Insider looks at the case of Educational Development Corporation (EDC) the publisher of titles like Everyone Poops which has managed to break free from Amazon and actually succeed on its own.
EDC’s business was declining when it decided to cut off Amazon sales back in 2012 in a dramatic move to spur a turnaround….