Gawker is reporting that Amazon.com, the popular website that sells close to everything, is said to be planning an actual store in Seattle -- and is even eyeing the creation of a national chain.
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Gawker is reporting that Amazon.com , the popular website that sells close to everything, is said to be planning an actual store in Seattle -- and is even eyeing the creation of a national chain.
Trade blog Good E-Reader reports that Amazon plans to roll out a boutique store to see if a physical store would be popular with the public, as well as profitable.
According to Gawker , the small, pilot shop would mainly focus on Kindles and accessories.
"It's not clear if the store will even stock books, but Amazon's publishing imprints have been banned from Barnes & Noble and Books-A-Million, so there would be a rationale for doing so," the Gawker article states.
Read the full report here: http://gawker.com/5882766/
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