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In an effort to level the playing field between online retailers and physical stores, France recently enacted a law prohibiting Amazon from offering a 5% discount and free shipping. A delivery charge of one penny per order for any order with books. The e-commerce giant announced the move on the French version of its website, noting that the $0.01 charge is the minimum required by law. France has been aggressive in trying to limit Amazon’s market power, particularly in the book industry.

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