Amazon Unveils First Staffed Location On a College Campus

Purdue University, the second of three colleges in the country to have a co-branded online store with Amazon, now has the first staffed campus location from the e-tailer. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-02-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon at Your Campus: The Next-Generation Campus Store

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