Amazon at Your Campus: The Next-Generation Campus Store

Last week, Amazon quietly opened its second physical campus store at Purdue University, in West Lafayette, Ind. The company opened its first Amazon Campus store—a 2,360-sq.-ft. location—at Purdue’s Krach Leadership Center on February 3. A third Amazon store (roughly 3,000 sq. ft.) is slated to open at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst in July, and the company’s fourth store (roughly 2,200 sq.ft.) will open at University of California, Davis, early next year. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon is opening a store across the street from Nashville’s Parnassus Books, because Amazon is bad.

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Powell’s Books will stop selling books through Amazon due to its “detrimental impact” on stores.

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