Amazon opens online store on Chinese competitor's marketplace

Amazon has opened a flagship store on Chinese competitor Alibaba Group Holding’s consumer-to-consumer site, Tmall.com. Amazon’s store on the site launched this week and so far offers a limited range of products including imported food, women’s shoes, toys and kitchen equipment, the Wall Street Journal reported. http://blogs.wsj.com/digits/2015/03/06/amazon-opens-store-inside-alibaba... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-03-07 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.

Amazon, apparently intent on fostering the illest of will among book lovers, is opening a store directly across the street from Nashville’s Parnassus Books, an independent bookstore founded by Ann Patchett and Karen Hayes in 2011. (Full disclosure: I visited the store for the first time this... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-08-26 16:58:35 UTC ]
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De-clutter guru Marie Kondo opens online store

After preaching against household clutter, the best-selling author is launching a store selling homeware. Continue reading at BBC World

[ BBC World | 2019-11-18 16:49:24 UTC ]
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Amazon's rolling out stores after pulling shoppers online (Photos)

After spending two decades pulling bookstore shoppers to its business online, Amazon.com Inc. is trying to lure some of them back to brick-and-mortar stores across the country. Amazon Books has quickly expanded its footprint since opening its first bookstore in Seattle two years ago. Amazon now... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2017-11-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Opens Latest NYC Store at 34th Street

At the opening of its 11th bricks and mortar bookstore this morning, which is located across the street from the Empire State Building in New York City, Amazon said it will be continuing to open a number of new stores in 2018. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-08-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Books Opening in Manhattan, Second Store Slated for Boston

The mega-retailer is picking up the pace of its bookstore openings, with a new store slated for NYC and a second for the Boston area before its first one even opens. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-01-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon appears to be considering opening more brick-and-mortar stores selling groceries and apparel

Amazon’s keen on both fashion and retail — and whether those interests ever intersect could help shape the next leg of the digital retail revolution. The Seattle-based Amazon has already opened two bookstores (three more are on the way) and multiple pop-up mall kiosks. Now the endless aisle... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-10-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Books store opens in Southern California

Amazon Books, the e-commerce giant’s seemingly incongruous bricks-and-mortar venture, is now open in San Diego. The store marks the company’s second foray into offline retail. The 3,500-square-foot shop at a mall in the University City neighborhood premiered with little fanfare Sept. 7 and is... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-09-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Purdue Opens Amazon-Branded E-Store

As the start of the fall semester nears, the college bookstore market is heating up with the launch of a second Amazon co-branded online school store at Indiana's Purdue University. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Amazon opens up Kindle Worlds Store, for all your licensed fan fic needs

Come on now, why are you wasting your time here, when you could be reading some Gossip Girl fan fic? Roughly a month after announcing its licensed character publishing platform, Amazon has taken the wraps off of Kindle Worlds. The site currently offers up 50-plus commissioned stories based on... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2013-06-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hudson Booksellers opens online store, expands beyond overpriced sundries

Is it not enough to make a killing selling $5 bottles of Dasani and two-pill packs of Tylenol? Hudson Booksellers, from the folks behind those fine Hudson News airport establishments, has begun peddling ebooks and book books online. The site, which appears to be (at least partially) powered by... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2013-03-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Booksellers concerned over opening date delay as Amazon ramps up

Booksellers are becoming increasingly concerned that the UK government still hasn't given them a definitive opening date, as Amazon's business starts to return to normal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-22 08:12:28 UTC ]
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Booksellers Look to Curbsides and Online Sales, Not In-Store Customers

As states establish reopening timelines and Covid-19 infection rates continue to rise in various parts of the country, bookstores are not reopening in any conventional sense—nor do many owners intend to. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Most BAM Stores Are Now Open

Books-A-Million CEO Terry Finley said most BAM stores are now open for in-store visits in addition to curbside pickup. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Add a kick to your online shopping with these rare books from MoMA Design Store.

Here’s some news to mix up your quarantine-driven online shopping life: the MoMA Design Store has just released a selection of rare books from its archive, and they’re now on sale at its website. The books include seminal texts like a first edition of William Eggleston’s Guide by John Szarkowski... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-20 20:00:04 UTC ]
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Innovative indies find online silver lining as coronavirus closes stores

Indie bookshops are focusing on online sales and coming up with innovative ideas for business after the coronavirus crisis forced physical stores to close. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-25 17:14:30 UTC ]
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Lin-Manuel Miranda has a surprisingly personal reason for opening a bookstore in the age of Amazon

He may have created the biggest hit on Broadway, but the ‘Hamilton’ auteur still thinks small in a lot of ways, especially when it comes to business. Along with being the creator of a little show called Hamilton, Lin-Manuel Miranda is also known for his enthusiastic social media... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2019-11-08 17:15:09 UTC ]
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HarperCollins Christian Publisher David Moberg to Open PWedu's New Online Summit, Oct. 30

Publishers Weekly’s immersive online event and workshop series has announced its keynote speaker: David Moberg, group publisher at HarperCollins Christian Publishing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon opens way for apps on Fire TV to sell ads with The Trade Desk, Dataxu

Amazon has struck a deal with The Trade Desk and Dataxu, two sources of online advertising, to deliver commercials to Fire TV. On Friday, Amazon announced the new arrangement developed for media companies that stream video on Fire TV. The video publishers can now set up what are known as... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-07-27 00:05:42 UTC ]
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Amazon, that upstart online bookstore, turns 25 (Photos)

Since its launch 25 years ago, Amazon's reach has extended well beyond an online bookstore. And while it may seem obvious today, at the time Jeff Bezos was working to get his idea to the masses, many investors thought it would be no match for bookstore giants like Borders and Barnes &... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2019-07-08 11:14:14 UTC ]
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