Amazon & Target Refuse to sell Beyoncé CD

All because she gave Apple a one-week exclusive. Make no mistake, the Amazon war with iTunes is only just beginning.

and Target may be cutting off their noses to spite their faces. Despite Apple's head start, Billboard reports that Sony and Columbia still managed to ship more than 500,000 units of the CD before the general release date. (Amazon is selling the MP3 version of the album; Target is selling neither the digital nor CD edition.)