Amazon Is Opening…Bookstores?

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The Internet shopping giant Amazon may have a surprise for retail customers. Famous for driving traditional bookstores out of business, last year Amazon opened its own brick-and-mortar outlet in Seattle. Now, it appears to be planning a chain of stores for customers who want to walk in and thumb through the pages.

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Greg Bensinger is a tech reporter for the Wall Street Journal. Miriam Sontz is CEO of one of America's best-known chains of bookstores…Powell's in Portland, Oregon.


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