Amazon Opening Physical Bookstore In Seattle, Google Abandons Store In NYC

by Greg Sterling
Today Amazon is opening a physical bookstore in Seattle’s University Village. Meanwhile, across the country, Google has reportedly decided not to open a stand-alone retail space on Greene Street in SoHo. In addition to selling books, Amazon’s retail store will allow users to “test drive” the company’s devices: Kindle, Echo, Fire TV and Fire Tablet (no mention of Fire Phone).Read the full article