Amazon VP On Amazon's New Bookstore: 'We Have No Idea What's Going to Happen'

Amazon Books vice president Jennifer Cast discusses Amazon's strategy for its first physical bookstore, where a mix of data and user reviews decides the inventory. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-11-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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What Happens After Amazon’s Domination Is Complete? Its Bookstore Offers Clues

Popular novels, technical tomes and self-published books are pirated and sold on Amazon. That may actually be helping the company extend its grip on the book business. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Jonathan Franzen: What Happens If We No Longer Have Bookstore Readings?

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Amazon to close Kindle bookstore in China, halt device sale

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Amazon to Close All Bookstores

After opening its first bookstore with much fanfare in November 2015, Amazon is closing all of its 24 physical bookstores as well as its 4-star and pop-up stores, which carry a mix of items, including some books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Amazon is closing its physical bookstores and 4-star shops in the Bay Area and beyond

The retail giant will shut its bookstore in San Jose and Walnut Creek, as well as it its 4-star stores in Burlingame, Berkeley and Corte Madera as part of a company-wide brick-and-mortar reset. Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

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A Bookstore Trolls Amazon With Reworked Holiday Songs and ‘Dystopian’ Window Displays

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Amazon loses physical retail VP after 14 years with the company

Cameron Janes, an Amazon veteran who has overseen Prime Video, retail and Kindle ventures left the company earlier this week. Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

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How an Agency Cut Through ‘Purpose Clutter’ With Its Bookstore Campaign Trolling Amazon

In this David-versus-Goliath battle, mom-and-pop bookstores wrapped themselves in Amazon's familiar brown cardboard as a protest against the retail giant and a plea to shop local. The Instagram-ready stunt, with Amazon lookalike boxes covered in sick literary burns and topical quips, came... Continue reading at AdWeek

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In Amazon’s Bookstore, No Second Chances for the Third Reich

The retailer once said it would sell “the good, the bad and the ugly.” Now it has banished objectionable volumes — and agreed to erasing the swastikas from a photo book about a Nazi takeover. Continue reading at The New York Times

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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

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Amazon, that upstart online bookstore, turns 25 (Photos)

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(PHOTOS) Amazon, that upstart online bookstore, turns 25: A history in 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 and... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

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This dying bookstore has a proposal for NYC: Just treat us like you treated Amazon

Book Culture, based in the same Queens neighborhood where Amazon wanted to set up shop, says it will be forced to close if the city or state doesn’t offer assistance. In New York City’s Long Island City neighborhood, down the road from where Amazon tried (and failed) to build a “second... Continue reading at Fast Company

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Prime members will find another perk in Amazon's newest bookstore (Photos)

Amazon may have spent the past two decades pulling bookstore shoppers to its business online, but with a new storefront in California's East Bay, the retail giant is hoping to lure them back to a brick-and-mortar store. Amazon Books is in the final stages of preparing for its opening tomorrow... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

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Amazon redacts one-star reviews of Hillary Clinton's What Happened

Hundreds of damning verdicts on memoir of 2016 presidential race, posted within hours of publication, have been removed by the online booksellerHundreds of one-star reviews of Hillary Clinton’s memoir What Happened, which appeared online within hours of the 512-page book’s publication, have been... Continue reading at The Guardian

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BookExpo 2017: Amazon Will Be the Fifth Largest Bookstore Chain

A combination of bookstore attrition and its own startup efforts will make Amazon Books the fifth largest general bookstore chain in the U.S. based on the number of outlets. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Amazon will open its seventh bookstore on Thursday in New York, the company's first brick-and-mortar location in the home city of America's publishing industry. The 4,000-square-foot store, near the headquarters of publishers Penguin Random House, Hachette and Simon & Schuster, held a soft... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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