Amazon Won't Profit From 'Harry Potter'

June 15, 2007 By JESSICA MINTZ, AP Business Writer
Amazon Won't Profit From 'Harry Potter' (AP)
Jeff Bezos, Amazon.com founder and CEO, talks about the one million pre-sales of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows at the Amazon shareholders meeting in Seattle on June 14, 2007. (AP Photo, Marcus R. Donner)

(AP) -- Amazon.com Inc. has taken more than a million pre-orders for the final "Harry Potter" book due out in July, but the world's largest Web retailer won't make a profit, Chief Executive Jeff Bezos told shareholders at the company's annual meeting Thursday.



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