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 in Walnut Creek, where it will debut its second Bay Area location. The location in the Broadway Plaza shopping center has all of the makings of a traditional bookstore — entry displays, a lineup of bestsellers… Continue reading at 'Silicon Valley Business Journal'

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2017-11-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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