Amazon Reportedly Plans To Open Retail Store
Black Enterprise Magazine July/August 2018 Issue

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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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Sade K. Muhammad

Sadé Muhammad is a news intern at BlackEnterprise.com. Before Black Enterprise, she was a fashion writer for Jonesmagazine.com, blogger and research intern for Niaonline.com, and a marketing and web intern for WPVI-TV/6ABC in Philadelphia, PA. Sadé is a senior magazine journalism major and honors student at the Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. With a passion for empowerment and solidarity among women of color, she is developing a print and online lifestyle magazine catering to this very audience for her senior thesis. When she’s not writing, she is talking fashion, travel, and Knicks basketball.


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