Inside Amazon's First Physical Bookstore

On Tuesday, Amazon, the largest bookseller in the world, did something it has never done: it sold a book to a customer face-to-face. Despite appearances Amazon Books, the company's first branded retail storefront, is a far cry from the bookstore as we know it. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-11-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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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Inside Amazon's first brick-and-mortar bookstore in Massachusetts

Amazon, best known for demolishing the bookstore industry by selling books online, celebrated the opening of its first physical bookstore in the state. The Amazon Books at the Legacy Place shopping center in Dedham is the e-commerce giant's fourth physical store. The other three are in... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

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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

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Amazon offers physical bookstores a cut of Kindle ebook sales, and just enough rope

Just as Kobo has cozied up to physical booksellers, so too does Amazon have a plan to smother them in e-ink kisses. Under the company's new "Amazon Source" program, any independent bookstore that sells a Kindle tablet or e-reader will be rewarded with ten percent of future book purchases made on ... Continue reading at Engadget

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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

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Amazon to close Kindle bookstore in China, halt device sale

Amazon said Thursday it will shut down its digital Kindle bookstores in China and stop selling the device to retailers in the country Continue reading at ABC News

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

Independent book shop McNally Jackson staged a public protest with a melodic twist in New York this week, reworking classic seasonal songs and sending carolers to perform in front of the Amazon four-star store in the SoHo neighborhood. The newly written lyrics, from agency DCX Growth... Continue reading at AdWeek

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Amazon loses physical retail VP after 14 years with the company

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An afternoon inside a bookstore was as glorious as ever. Here’s what I bought.

At the literary haven Powell’s in Portland, I limited myself to 16 books, including a little something for my grandson. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Dujiangyan Zhongshuge is the latest bookstore designed by X+Living, and it’s stunning. The very best books transport you to another world, and the most magical bookstores help make that a reality. Chinese bookseller Zhongshuge is renowned for its stunning bookstores, and its latest outpost, in... Continue reading at Fast Company

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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

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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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