Jul 17 2007
Wal-Mart owns a chain of super market stores in Britain known as Asda. According to Bloomsbury, the publisher of Harry Potter books, Asda owes them money and until the bill is paid in full, no books for them. Bloomsbury, aka the Soup Nazi, is canceling the shipment to Asda as of now. Asda claims it is because it criticized Bloomsbury for the high retail price ($37) of the last Potter installment. We’ll see who blinks first.
Update They’ve kissed and made up.
Via USA Today.