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Across-the-Border Discount

The US dollar is so weak now that Canadian bookstores are selling books at US prices, rather than the higher-marked Canadian ones. Reports Earth Times:

The retail prices printed on book covers are determined by the publisher often six months before a book appears on store shelves and often do not reflect the current exchange rate, said the Toronto-based chain, which also runs Chapters and Coles bookstores.

Okay, people, this is just embarrassing.

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