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Categories: Level the Playing Field for Amazon

• Independent Book Shops in London


Browsing bookshops then buying online is a 'genteel form of shoplifting'
David Nicholls

• Central London

Belgravia Books

59 Ebury St, London SW1W 0DZ
Independent bookshop near London Victoria with lots in translation and from indie presses, plus plenty of friendly book advice
• The on-line home of Gallic Books
• The home of the best of French in English, from noir to historical fiction to biography and more.

Daunt Books

An original Edwardian bookshop on Marylebone High Street with five other shops throughout London. Publishing new books and beautiful re-issues since 2010


• There has been a bookshop at 22 Thurloe Street, London SW7 2LT since the 1940's. It is now called

South Kensington Books

South Kensington Books in collaboration with

Ognisko , The Polish Hearth Club

organize a local book club at which both English and Polish authors are read and discussed

Vintage Books


• South London

Clapham Books

Independent bookshop in Clapham at 26 The Pavement!
offering a hand-picked selection of titles and next-day ordering

Herne Hill Books

Small independent bookshop on Railton Road,
the "little sister" of Clapham Books

Review Book Shop in Peckham

Closed Mondays;


• Want to list your national reform-Amazon petition here?


Graph above originally printed in The Wall Street Journal. Information source Internet Retailer
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 as of 5:04 PM
Amazon has significantly outgrown the next 14 largest internet retailers over the last decade

Genuine petitions ONLY

You do the work - we'll donate the space

Melville House interview with

Keith and Frances Smith, independent bookshop owners in The Midlands

who are organizing a petition to ask Parliament to make Amazon to pay taxes in the UK
( see The Level Playing Field article write up in this blog ...


• January 2016

Amazon customer complains,

finds spiteful 10-inch dildo in his shopping basket. (ARS Technica)

• 2nd October, 2015

Amazon bars the sale of Apple and Google TV devices

August 2015

Amazon valued at $240 billion!

So, please sign the petition to ensure that their UK workers are paid the living wage

and insist that Amazon
pay their taxes

Petition to insist that Amazon pay their UK taxes. An earlier petition (2013) has already been delivered to Downing Street

Amazon's UK Tax rate for 2013 was 0.1% - in other words 1/10th (one tenth) of a penny for each £ of revenue

Does anyone want to post their national petitions on these subject here too?

• May 2015

America's biggest on-line retailer attempts to take over another slice of the demand economy

Worse than Wal-Mart: Amazon’s sick brutality and secret history of ruthlessly intimidating workers

• August 9th 2014
Dispute Between Amazon and Hachette Takes an Orwellian Turn

Full story »

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