Amazon Closing All Bookstores

Amazon announced plans to close all 68 of its US and UK brick-and-mortar shops: Amazon Books, 4-Stars, Pop Ups, and shops carrying toys and home goods. Amazon opened its first brick-and-mortar bookstore in 2015, 5,500 square feet of retail space with another 2,000 for storage, stocked with 5,000-6,000 titles. Amazon grocery stores will remain in operation. “Workers will receive severance or can receive help finding jobs at any company stores nearby, such as more than a dozen Amazon Fresh grocery locations….”

For more information, see the original article in Reuters.

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  • March 3, 2022 at 4:34 pm

    I have an extensive collection of sf books, including many critical analysis ( as I’ve taught it on thevollefelevel for about 50 years. Any suggestions as to how can sell some of them– and the many letters I’ve gotten from sf writers such as Bradbury, Asimov, Pohl, etc? Thank you.


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