(3 Mar 2022) Amazon plans on shutting down all 24 of their bookstores in the United States. These bookstores were often found in big cities and filled a niche, with all of the indie bookstores that have closed. They will also be closing two other physical retail concepts: Its “4-star” stores, which sold products that had high customer ratings, and its Pop Up stores. The decision to completely abandon the bookstore concept was very abrupt and came without warning.
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