Amazon Opening a Physical Bookstore in Chicago

The mega-retailer is moving forward with bricks-and-mortar stores and is planning to open a 7,200 sq. ft. store in the Windy City's Southport Corridor. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-08-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon is closing its physical bookstores and 4-star shops in the Bay Area and beyond

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