Amazon Reportedly Plans to Open Retail Store in Seattle

Amazon.com is looking to expand by opening a brick-and-mortar retail store, according to sources

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Online retailer Amazon is planning to open a physical store located in the Seattle area later this year, according to recent reports.

A source “close to the situation” says Amazon.com will focus on selling Kindle e-readers, tablets, books exclusive to Amazon, and other “high margin” items at the Amazon store, which will be modeled after the Apple store.

Amazon apparently plans to open the boutique store early enough to capitalize on the lucrative holiday season.

But will a brand whose success has been rooted in low overhead, exclusivity, and convenience flourish in the physical form? Sound off in the comments below.
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