April 20, 2017
Buford, GA - Amazon shoppers will soon get a chance to try out the technology giant's products in person at the Mall of Georgia.
Amazon Pop-Up is expected to open at the mall later this month. Shoppers will be able to check out Amazon devices like Echo, Amazon Fire TV, Fire tablets, Dash Buttons and Kindles at the shop.
The shop will be in a ... »
Amazon Pop-Up Store Coming To Mall of Georgia
March 19, 2017
Amid the recent talk of the "death of shopping malls" and Amazon's march toward selling everything to everyone everywhere, it might be worthwhile to consider other viewpoints.
During a recent interview, the CEO of the International Council of Shopping Centers pooh-poohed the notion that the physical store is dead or dying.
"As a whole, the in... »
Don’t Write off Retail Stores, Shopping-Center CEO Says
October 24, 2016
Portland, OR - The Washington Square store generating the most excitement on Saturday afternoon wasn't the one selling Teslas, or the shop with American Girl dolls, or even the one offering diamonds. It was a bookstore.
It was Amazon's bookstore, an admission by the nation's largest online retailer that brick and mortar really do matter.
The ... »
Amazon’s Bookstore at Washington Square: Exclusive Sneak Peek
September 10, 2016
Amazon is aggressively expanding its presence in the real-world retail market, with a plan to open dozens of new pop-up stores in US shopping malls over the next year, a source familiar with the matter told Business Insider.
The miniature retail storefronts are a separate effort from the physical bookstore that Amazon opened in Seattle last year... »
Amazon is Doubling Down on Retail Stores with Plans to Have up to 100 Pop-Up Stores in US Shopping Malls
March 25, 2016
Amazon used to declare brick-and-mortar dead.
But in the wake of e-commerce tax initiatives and I-want-it-now fulfillment, the e-tail leviathan has done an about face, opening scores of fulfillment centers around the country and its first bookstore in Seattle.
Perhaps even more intriguing are its sporadic forays into pop-up stores. For the pa... »
Is This What An Amazon Electronics Store Will Look Like?
April 5, 2015
Even as online shopping sales continue to grow, more e-commerce players are proving that the physical space should not be ignored. Google recently opened its first-ever shop in London to sell Android phones, Chromebook laptops and other gadgets. Meanwhile, Amazon is reportedly exploring a new kind of retail vision to sell products in a brick-and-m... »
Why is e-commerce Eyeing Brick and Mortar?
October 14, 2014
San Francisco, CA - Amazon is setting up a retail store in a San Francisco mall for the holidays. The company has confirmed a report from GeekWire on Monday, which said that Amazon will open a "pop-up" store in San Francisco as well as one in Sacramento. The news is the first acknowledgement that Amazon is expanding beyond its online roots. An Oct... »
Amazon to Open Retail Pop-Up Store in San Francisco