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For Amazon, it’s groceries over books when it comes to brick-and-mortar stores

IMAGE: An Amazon Books physical store as seen from the street entrance
IMAGE: Shinya Suzuki on Flickr (CC BY)

Amazon is to end a seven-year experiment and close all 68 of its brick-and-mortar Amazon Books, Amazon Pop-up and Amazon 4-stars, and instead focus on Amazon Go, Amazon Fresh and Whole Foods Market supermarkets, along with a projected department store.

The move will barely impact Amazon’s earnings: estimates suggest these stores…

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On the effects of technology and innovation on people, companies and society (writing in Spanish at enriquedans.com since 2003)

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Enrique Dans

Enrique Dans

Professor of Innovation at IE Business School and blogger at enriquedans.com

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